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$10,522
pledged of $50,000pledged of $50,000 goal
159
backers
0seconds to go
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Nov 3 2015

About

Here's a new way to inject a little life to your drink...Aura Glass - Get yours today!

Here are other ways to contribute... we'll be really grateful if you can help spread the word in the following ways:

We encourage you to watch the video above... but If you didn't, then please click this -> for a 50-second version and please go through the content below.

What is Aura Glass? Many ways to describe it, here are a few:

  • NOVEL ROTATING GLASS
  • DECANTER IN YOUR HAND
  • FUN. ELEGANT. CONVERSATION STARTER.

How many different styles of wine glasses have you used? Traditionally there are 2 basic categories – a stemless or stemware.

Aura glass redefines the basic shape of the wine glass. Unlike any other glass, this glass pivots on a stainless steel ball, making it easy to swirl without requiring any more than a touch of a finger.

 Spins easily even with a 12 ounce beer...

No more difficult pours through aerators, no more cumbersome decanters, and you no longer have to slosh a stemmed glass around…

Aura glass integrates aeration into the experience of enjoying wine while minimizing the risk of accidental spills.

Over the past 2 years, we have created dozens of prototypes using different shapes, angles, materials, and sizes.

Having spent countless hours, attention to detail, and exhaustive experimentation to optimize the center of gravity, the resting height & weight of the glass, we now have a final design to bring to market.

For market assessment and testing, we worked with a low volume glass manufacturer in Vermont. We are now ready to ramp up production and this is where we need your help.

The glass comes in 2 sizes, large which is ideal for red wines, and small ideal for white wines. But there are no rules, you can use either glass for any of your favorite beverages.

A large and a small size for your collection

And storage is easy too...

Going into mass production requires upfront commitments for expensive tooling and minimum volume runs. 

And so we are here on Kickstarter to raise funds to support mass production and bring this product to life.

By backing us you will:

  • be one of the first owners of this chic product
  • support American jobs
  • help create future entrepreneurs, because at the end of the campaign we will donate $5,000 to Junior Achievement Program, in which we are active participants

 Here's a break-up of how your funds will be utilized.

      

Hand blown Limited Edition - at your door step within 10 days of the end of the campaign - Big Thanks for accelerating our goal. Here's what to expect!

We are committed to quality and delivery timelines. We have done all the leg work and are ready to hit the production run. So together let's create a Different Pourspective.

We are a family startup! Yes, that’s right, this idea is a result of one of our many family get-togethers. Wine is a BIG part of our family – probably just like for many of you, and during one of those wine-food-laughter evenings, we discovered this innovative way to solve a problem!

Keven and Ankana took this project from ideation to execution and have 32 years of combined experience in Quality and Operations, ensuring YOU never have to compromise on quality.

As the head of Quality, Keven led a large team supporting an organization of 8,000 employees, focused on continuous product and process improvement. What does that mean for you? With his leadership and entrepreneurial mindset we are confident about certainty of execution and high quality products.

As for Ankana, her diverse experience from process improvement, project management to sales & account management across North America, Australia, Europe, and Asia has helped create a very strong foundation for Aura Glass. Thanks to her attention to detail and keeping the customer at the center of solving any problem, we know we are off to a great start.

We are lucky to have Carolina, a marketing expert in the family. She has 14 years of marketing & advertising experience and has planned & executed campaigns for clients such as Johnnie Walker, Fiat, P&G, LG among others. She has been pivotal in creating the brand Aura Glass, and plays a critical role in creating the PR, digital, and traditional advertising strategy.

We belong to the same family… but have completely diverse backgrounds and are a true picture of modern America. Keven was born in California and brought up in Vermont, while Ankana was born in India and traveled across the globe, and Carolina’s roots come from Brazil. So here it is, your Global team seeking your support.

Risks and challenges

We already have overcome our biggest challenge of perfecting the prototype.

Having said that, meeting demand is an anticipated risk that many startups face. Our strong background in not only project management and quality, but also operations, equips us to mitigate the risks of delays. To begin with, we have chosen a reputable supplier & a manufacturer that are leaders in their respective industries. And that alleviates any questions with the "ifs"... and it's just a matter of "when".

The only risk we foresee is the timeline within which the manufacturer can meet our design specifications. We understand it creates a dependency which we will continue to monitor and push with a sense of urgency. Needless to say, we will keep all our backers informed along the way.

We want you to trust us, believe in us, and know that we will not disappoint you.

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    Every contribution matters. Please help us spread the word by clicking the SHARE button right under our video.

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    LIMITED EDITION: Instant gratification and exclusivity for backers who help accelerate our fund raising goal.

    One large hand-blown glass created exclusively for you and delivered within 10 days from the end of the campaign.
    Each glass will come in a numbered limited edition gift box (eg. 37/50)

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    LIMITED EDITION: Instant gratification and exclusivity for backers who help accelerate our fund raising goal.

    One small hand-blown glass created exclusively for you and delivered within 10 days from the end of the campaign.
    Each glass will come in a numbered limited edition gift box (eg. 37/50)

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    Own a restaurant, wine bar, winery?
    Get 50 large glasses at 50% off estimated retail price.

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Funding period

- (37 days)