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€2,797
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121
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Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Jun 11 2015
Last updated July 19, 2016

sleeploop! Sleep and nap while sitting ... Now you can!

Sleep comfortably while sitting, anytime and anywhere? Now you can! sleeploop! is the ultimate nap aid and fits even into your pocket.

sleeploop! Sleep and nap while sitting ... Now you can!

Sleep comfortably while sitting, anytime and anywhere? Now you can! sleeploop! is the ultimate nap aid and fits even into your pocket.

€2,797
pledged of €15,000pledged of €15,000 goal
121
backers
Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Jun 11 2015
Last updated July 19, 2016

About

SPECIAL NOTICE! 

Although sleeploop! is in fact the great product we say it is, we have learned that a great product alone does not automatically result in a successful campaign. As one of our sleeploop! backers rightly said: “When you start a funding-campaign, it has to ROCK right from the beginning. The first impression is really the one which counts, as it already decides if you are going to win or lose. Only very seldom can you find a grey zone in-between.”

This late realization has now lead us to the decision to cut short our campaign … BUT … with the firm intention of returning in a couple of months with a stronger, better prepared, sleeploop! campaign , which will include a hip and fun video and some big product surprises.

To support us, please let us have your contact details or comments by using the ' Pre-Register Now! ' link above. In that way we can inform you as soon as we are ready to launch the new campaign or as soon as the sleeploop! goes into production.

Thank you for your support!

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Have you ever been on a plane or at an airport feeling like you just want to close your eyes and go to sleep in comfort, but you had nothing to lean on or, if you actually succeeded in taking a nap, you woke up feeling exhausted and with a stiff neck?

Or between busy study times or working hours when you have no space to lie down?

With sleeploop! you simply have to lean into the loop in the same way you would lean against a shoulder of a trusted person or your favourite pillow. No complicated adjusting is needed and the build up of pressure points or the risk of constricting nerves is ruled out. The padding inside the loop gives you a soft and cosy feeling and allows you to literally drift away in seconds, when there is no time or space to lie down.

Using sleeploop! is simple, straightforward and intuitive. With sleeploop! all you need to do is to find a place to sit ...

1. Slip the loop around your head so that the point of your chin ends up resting against the loop’s padding.

2. Guide the strap on to the back of your shoulder so that the rest of the strap hangs down along the back of your arm.

3. Pull the strap slowly firm, until your head is fixed in a comfortable sleeping position.

4. Secure the strap end by simply tucking it either under your legs, your arm or by holding on to it in your hand.

... and voilà! You are now ready to disconnect and drift away.

18 x smaller and more effective than any regular travel neck pillow.

sleeploop! the most efficient nap device ever! Sleeping while sitting upright has never been simpler, more effective and more comfortable.

sleeploop! is made of lightweight, environmentally friendly materials that make it easy for you to carry it around. It is so small that it even fits into your pocket.

In Japan, where people get an average of only 5 hours sleep per night, compared to 6 hours in the US and 7 hours in Europe, power napping, which they call "inemuri", has become an important part of daily routine and work culture.

 International studies have confirmed that you can actually increase your productivity by more than 35% with naps of just 15 to 20 minutes. Not only your productivity but also your mood and overall health can receive a big boost with regular power naps.

  • Worldwide shipping costs included 
  • Additional import duties or taxes may apply, depending on country
  • Naturally, the rewards come without the display dummy ;-)

I set myself the task of finding a solution to this common problem after experiencing an increasing amount of pain and exhaustion with the corresponding reduction in my productivity and creativity after every long-haul flight I took in crowded economy class.

As I could not find a product on the market that would actually enable me to really take a comfortable nap while sitting, I made my mind up to invent a product that could solve the problem and allow us commuters and travelers to disconnect and sleep in between.

The product standards I set out to reach were particularly high.

The first goal was to create a product that would actually prevent the user's head from nodding forward or sideways as soon as they fall asleep. These are the sudden, uncontrolled movements that make people wake up straight away and can also cause neck pain, leading to a feeling of extreme exhaustion.

The second goal was that the device should be smaller and lighter than any of the known travel pillows and at the same time be very easy to use for all ages and body shapes.

Last but not least, it was important to me that the device should not only feel good but also actually look comfortable, so that observers would understand right away the purpose of the product and would also want to use the product themselves.

I was simply looking to make a product that was far superior to anything that had been on the market until then.

Today, we have the solution that meets all our requirements as well as the first patent application in our pocket. And after thorough testing of our prototypes at airports, on planes, in trains, in libraries and in offices, we can confirm that the device works great. To be honest, its final small size, its light weight and functionality surpassed even our own original expectations. 

Our manufacturers are now ready to go. Every EURO pledged will go towards manufacturing, quality assurance, packing, shipping, patents, marketing and the building up an international network for sales.

As we are now so close to seeing our dream come true, we would like to ask you KICKSTARTERS for your valuable support, so that we can get the means to launch the sleeploop! in the coming months and enable people around the world to have a great nap … anytime and anywhere.

Here are the steps we have taken and a timetable for the next steps we are planning to take with your valuable support:

Risks and challenges

If our campaign is successfully funded, we will make sure everything goes according to plan so as to meet the promised deadline and to supply you with a product you can enjoy.

The funds of our Kickstarter campaign will enable us to meet the minimum quantities required for mass production as well as to build up our sales and marketing team so that travellers around the world can finally purchase a functional nap aid solution at their place of departure.

Our manufacturing and logistics are set up and a second production line is on standby to allow us to increase the production capacity immediately if needed.

Although we are only a small team and there will undoubtedly be some surprises along the road, we consider the overall risks to be minimal. Our experience has taught us not only how to solve possible problems but also, even more importantly, how to avoid problems in production or logistics in the first place.

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