NEW PROTOTYPE Ready for LAST WEEK of FUNDING
I’m very happy to unveil our new and improved prototype. It works even better than our expectations for this point in the process. Take a look at the photos below.
For the past five weeks this has been our primary focus, and we are still on schedule to produce the First-edition and Signature-edition watches this fall, but reaching our $155,000 goal will make things a whole lot more comforting (to put it mildly).
Redesigned faceplate inserted into newly styled prototype.
We have SEVEN DAYS left to reach our funding goal. And as you, our backers, know (as well as the many others who have been following us on Kickstarter) with each passing day we’ve got a steeper hill to climb.
With the design and engineering of the watch in great shape, now we need to turn our full attention to raising the $155,000 we need by August 27th. It definitely will be an heroic feat, (and possibly record-setting) but we are encouraged by each of you who has offered suggestions, increased your own pledges, and encouraged your personal and professional networks to make a pledge of any amount.
Some of the most encouraging support we’ve received has come from the creators of successful Kickstarter projects -- having been through the process, their support is not only gratifying, but effective. Sylvia and Cheryl, creators of the Bia watch (and the most amazing final week of funding) are inspirations. Mary and Jenna of CONSTRVT, Robert of El Mestre, and Jontie and Sarah of Monkey in the Middle continue to offer suggestions, words of encouragement, and spread the word. And the shout out we received from Brian of the SPOKE Mechanical Pencil -- who needed (and found) his “hockey stick” to reach his goal in the waning days of his project -- has brought us a number of common backers. Thank you all!
STARTING LATER TODAY and continuing for each of our remaining SEVEN DAYS, we will be posting NEW PLEDGES, NEW EVENTS, and SOME NEW TWISTS. So please STAY TUNED…AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO AS WELL.
Check out our new Demo--now you can choose between the grey watch and the white watch; plus there are even more strap colors, and we continue to add more and more watchface designs for you to check out.
So if you haven’t yet, NOW IS THE TIME to JOIN THE NEW WATCH MOVEMENT!
We’ll be in touch,
Jake Jacobi + the V-ZA-V Team