The funds being raised through this campaign are being used to produce more Grippits', and to offer them for sale. The patents, design specifications, and manufacturers have all been sought out and secured.
There are multiple applications for the Grippit, including picking up ice, opening foil tops on liquor bottles, and popping bottle caps, just to name a few.
I've spent every dollar I have getting to this point, and now all I need is one last push to get the ball rolling for mass production!
Once the goal is met, the next phase will be to begin production on Grippit units.
I only work with those companies who adhere to the highest business practices and standards, and believe in contracting with manufacturers that are as local as possible. The firm producing the Grippits is in the Los Angeles area, has been in business for over 10 years, and routinely does work with small manufacturers to large government contractors alike. Once the Grippit units are complete, shipping turn around times are no more than 7 days.
Completion of Kickstarter Campaign:
End of January to Beginning of February
Production of Grippit Units:
End of February to Beginning of March
Release of Grippit units for Shipping:
Beginning of March
Fulfillment of Orders:
Early to late March
When the units are received, I will pack them up myself and send them via a certified carrier. Obviously if there are any delays or mishaps, I will personally inform everyone who has pledged of the new timeline. Any questions about where their Grippit is will be answered promptly, and with full disclosure. If your unit is somehow damaged or lost during the shipping process, I am more than happy to replace it, free of charge.
Thank you for being a part of my dream!
Risks and challenges
Once the funds are raised, the next challenge is to take the Grippit into larger markets. As it stands, there are roughly 40 units in the hands of bartenders in key markets. The goal is to focus on reaching out to bartenders, baristas, and home enthusiasts around the world though mass production. The challenge will be marketing the product to make everyone aware that the Grippit is now a reality!
Through Kickstarter, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and various print mediums, I will strive to give the Grippit a presence in the marketplace so that our energies, funds, and dedication are not misplaced!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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