1 Year on...we're about to launch our first US Map!
Amazingly it's been a year since we finished our first successful Kickstarter campaign.
Since then we've been promising our first US map; Yosemite.
We're a little behind schedule compared with... Read more
Award winning SplashMaps Director!
Great SplashMaps Times news! Remember the strength in the most robust maps on the planet is not just in our choice of fabric! Behind the scenes there are... Read more
View from the South Downs Way Officer
Another week and more feedback from the field!
This time it's the guy responsible for one of our great National Trails. The South Downs Way is 100 mile... Read more
SplashMaps steps-up the campaign and hits the news!
SplashMaps has really stepped-up the campaign for summer.
With a full portfolio of maps that now includes every National Park in Great Britain, retailers re-ordering stock, growing sales through our... Read more
SplashMaps and SkyRide want you on your bike!
SplashMaps will have a stand at the key SkyRide events on the South Coast.
Please come and visit us, if you can, at Bournemouth (tomorrow!) and Southampton (next Sunday). We'd... Read more
We're in the National News
Hi Kickstarter backers and followers!
Great news! Our story has been picked-up by the National Press.
A great article in the Daily Mail:-
Thanks for kicking us into action!... Read more
Multiple uses for SplashMaps in Survival and Tracking
SplashMaps are getting more followers in more fields of Outdoor adventuring, cementing our place in the REALoutdoors. This week it has been bushcraft, tracking and survival expert, Perry McGee from... Read more
SplashMaps growing retail network
SplashMaps continues to grow through retail chains in the South of England and a developing network around our most popular mapped areas.
See our latest video at http://www.splashmaps.net/our-splashmaps-community/
SplashMaps at the BBC
The SplashMaps interview with BBC Radio was a great chance to broadcast our success and our thanks to the way we were funded!
Thanks Kickstarter community and especially our backers!... Read more
Latest From SplashMaps Times
I make a regular digest of all that's happened in SplashMaps plus the key events and news in the big data, location information, volunteer and open data markets. ... Read more
Personalised Site Centred Maps for our Backers!
Just arrived! Our personalised, site centred maps are now on their way to our backers!
They all look fantastic and were a good excuse to increase our coverage in Great... Read more
Progress with your rewards
We're so pleased that we managed to deliver February's orders ahead of schedule!
This month we are due to deliver the UK National Parks and Yosemite.
The UK... Read more
New Improved SplashMaps! in time for delivery of GB National Parks
Those expecting maps in the next couple of months will love the news we've just announced at http://www.splashmaps.net/new-improved-splashmaps-clear-official-rights-of-way-more-pubs-and-designed-for-you-2/
All the best to our backers and our followers!
David and SplashMaps
SplashMaps announces bespoke maps for events
We want to build a picture of the whole of the UK, but start with the higher volume areas. So right now we're offering to make bespoke maps... Read more
Valentines is coming
We're new to retail. One of the nice things about retail on-line is watching buying behaviour.
Over the last week 90% of our sales have gone to women. Many are... Read more
Free tickets for our backers!
As a thank you for your support we are able to offer 10 tickets on a first come first serve basis for attendance at the Outdoors Show in... Read more
Come to the Outdoor Show!
Happy New Year to all at Kickstarter!
1) We will have a stand at the Outdoor Show... so if you are a backer, or if you are interested... Read more
We've got a new Shareholder! It was nice to sign-up Peter Bennett on Christmas day!
I've also combined some of the most relevant news pieces on maps, open data and... Read more
Your funds have arrived!
Thank you and a very Merry Christmas to all our backers!
I am really pleased to report that your funds have cleared into the SplashMaps account and we are now... Read more
The UK's Technology Strategy Board are telling our news now!
The Technology Strategy Board is the UK governments way of supporting projects that drive forward innovation. Their Creative Industries network were interested in our project and the Kickstarter (as we... Read more
Updates now at www.splashmaps.net
Please see the latest at www.splashmaps.net and head for the blog page. We have excitiing news about a forthcoming major conference.
SplashMaps increases number of shareholders...
Read how SplashMaps is expanding, selling and developing it's business model at http://www.splashmaps.net/the-business-behind-splashmaps-is-now-fully-formed/
Excited to be growing!
Updates now at www.splashmaps.net
Our latest news is now up to date on http://www.splashmaps.net/blog/
Please keep up to date via twitter on @splashmaps
And we've posted our latest newspaper including coverage from The Guardian,... Read more
A New eCommerce site and the BBC
Thanks for your support. We are gaining all the details we need to deliver the first batch of SplashMaps of the New Forest.
For those who would like... Read more
Thank you Jennifer Long!
You are our 100th Backer! Here we are celebrating!!
David and Co.
Almost the end of our time with Kickstarter...
Dear backers and potential backer!
All our team are now together! Huddled around a lap top and watching the number!
We are all so excited that 99 people are behind... Read more
A painful final leg...
What a night! I found myself in hospital having damaged my eye on a tree branch during my morning run. It turns out I have a graze on my iris... Read more
More Media Coverage
The excellent SplashMaps Times came out today which helps put SplashMaps in context with all the other exciting things in open data and volunteered mapping data;
And we've made... Read more
SplashMaps Baged and wrapped for Christmas!
In time for Christmas!
Make a pledge for the New Forest Map for Christmas! We have a small stock... and we may be able to get these to you before... Read more
Finish line is very very close!
I just sloped off to Brussels (I have to earn money whilst building a business!) and crazy stuff has started to happen! I write this at the train... Read more
Google's Map Man Blogs hs support for us!
Good Day for SplashMaps!
1) Google's Geospatial Technologist man, Ed Parsons has written a great supporting blog for SplashMaps! http://www.edparsons.com/2012/12/so-does-open-govdata-allow-smes-to-flourish/
2) The BBC have responded to our latest press release... Read more
SplashMaps brings elegance and practicality to Brussels!
Virgnie Luppens, an office Manager based in Brussels, demonstrates two other properties of SplashMap.
1) It's satin material and well balanced colour pallet makes it an elegant scarf regardless of... Read more
We're doing America!
We are going to do America! Well a part of it anyway as a prototype to assess how well we can do the rest ;-).
Look out for... Read more
First SplashMaps sales and our Treasure Hunt winner!
Today’s update is a quick one, delivered from the lounge at the Eurostar en-route to Brussels.
Two great things to announce!
1) We sold our first SplashMaps at... Read more
Birthday present from our backers
Thanks all for your faith in this project and what we're going to do! Today is my birthday and it definitely feels as if it’s the beginning of... Read more
SplashMaps have arrived!!!
They're here! I had been waiting all day (with nothing better to do than apply for government grants for SplashMaps... the next generation) then suddenly they arrived! Flying over my... Read more
Our latest Press Release... Distribute if you can!
At last I have made a press release. And I've released it in a number of places to see who'll pick it up.
If you can suggest somewhere, please... Read more
The auto technology industry finds SplashMaps "Inspirational"
It was great to spend the day as the guest of the Radar group of auto technologists today. The latest drivetrain developments offer huge benefits to reducing emissions and improving... Read more
We're getting great comments from professionals in the Mapping world!
It's great to be endorsed by your market... before you've finalised the product! Thank you Kickstarter! Here are some of my favourite comments from our backers;
Ed Parsons, the... Read more
SplashMaps is a hit with the Geo-nerds!
A great night with the #geomob last night. At least 50 people attended on a rainy night in London to see my presentation.
We're getting there!
This week has been great. See my regular SplashMaps Times Newspaper at http://paper.li/splashmaps/1341474600?utm_source=subscription&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=paper_sub#.
There are articles from Arnulf, one of our other directors, as well as me (of course) and... Read more
Our Quality process for SplashMaps!
We've been burning the midnight oil this weekend in order to create the best print file for our initial print-run. Arnulf and David were at the SplashMaps HQ... Read more
Funding, Bags, Shareholders and SplashMaps Times is published!
Here's todays update!
1) Our latest SplashMaps Times was published today. This week we specialise on Open and Volunteer data, our type and the Google type http://paper.li/splashmaps/1341474600#
2) I got... Read more
A new video, the new prototype - waterproof SpalshMap!
I hope you enjoy today's update. Apart from thanking you all for the fabulous commitment you are showing to our map, the video's the most exciting thing about... Read more
SplashMaps will be at GeoMob, London 22nd November
More excitement today
1) There's a chance to learn more about the SplashMaps story if you're in our great capital later this month. GeoMob have asked David to share all... Read more
A great start for SplashMaps
Thank you! Thank you! It's a great start... and here's some updates on what's happened in just the last couple of days;-
1) I've paid and applied for SplashMaps to... Read more