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A BEAUTIFUL but FUNCTIONAL minimalist wallet that uses premium grade aluminium with a PVD finish - all at an affordable price!
A BEAUTIFUL but FUNCTIONAL minimalist wallet that uses premium grade aluminium with a PVD finish - all at an affordable price!
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Progress Report!

Just to let all our new and old backers know what a great deal they are currently getting!

All backers currently get (per wallet backed):

  • A MICRO with finishing kit! in either Rose Gold, Silver or Gunmetal PVD finish
  • 2x TPU soft touch straps
  • One strap in a colour choice of Black, Grey, Special Edition Kickstarter Green or Baby Blue
  • 1x Torx drive
  • All boxed in our new retail packaging (soon to be uploaded)

Optional

  • Silver PVD RFID blocker cards - Just pledge or add £6 

We will send out a survey once the campaign has ended, this will be when you can choose your wallet and strap colour.

RFID blocker card

Micro Shield
Micro Shield

It is becoming increasingly important to block your cards from thieves who can simply hide an RFID / NFC skimmer in a backpack and start walking through busy crowds. Imagine how many cards could be copied, or transactions could be made by walking around a train station or a music festival!

To make the Micro wallet a bit safer we are giving our backers the opportunity to purchase our minimal RFID blocker card (for the kickstarter price of £6) to reduce the risk of their cards being skimmed! Simply place one card on top of your micro to add some protection or double up with one on each side of your cards to add some serious blocking power. Designed to be the same thickness and size as a regular card, the Micro Shield can also be used in regular wallets.

This being said it is almost impossible to 100% block RFID signals and there is always a chance that a theft may occur... Because of this, we have teamed up with a company offering a state of the art RFID blocking foil.  We currently have prototypes being tested at their headquarters in Europe and will update with video proof of its blocking power.

Micro and Micro Shield
Micro and Micro Shield

Stretch goal £30k unlocked! We can now supply our finishing kit!!

This finishing kit makes the MICRO look even more spectacular than before. If you don't believe us, take a look for yourself.

Our Alcantara slot lining
Our Alcantara slot lining
The new Torx screws
The new Torx screws

In this kit we have upgraded the receipt slot with an Alcantara faux suede lining (Highest quality polyester based suede, found in luxury cars) and switched from our standard cross head screws to high quality Torx head screws!

Stretch goal £40k unlocked! Torx drive, new retail packaging and a wider slot for coins

Dont worry about the tool for the new torx screws, we are giving everybody one of these as well!

Torx driver
Torx driver

We are eagerly anticipating the arrival of the new retail packaging which is currently on its way to us. We will upload pictures as soon as we can.

At least we can show you the packaging sleeve!

The new sleeve
The new sleeve
The Options
The Options

We have increased the slot width to accommodate bigger coins

New design slot dimension
New design slot dimension
The new slot
The new slot

Hint of the week: We have also had a lot of great comments about RFID protection cards. So it might be worth keeping a close eye on our future stretch goal!

This is not just another wallet in an overflowing market. We came together to design a pure and beautiful minimalist product that truly reflects our design ideals. 

With our lives getting faster and more cluttered by the day, it seems we always have to get somewhere that bit faster, grab food that bit quicker and forget to appreciate the small things. 

So we decided to make your transactions that bit easier and put the small things in your pocket! The Micro wallet! 

Micro, the most beautifully simple and uniquely minimalist wallet money can buy!  

The range
The range
Sketching designs
Sketching designs
MICRO Wallet - sketch and prototype development
MICRO Wallet - sketch and prototype development
Our ultra hard PVD coating
Our ultra hard PVD coating

Painstakingly milled from solid (aircraft grade) aluminium blocks, Micro is available in 3 stunning PVD finishes: champagne rose gold, silver and gunmetal grey. 

Thickness comparison
Thickness comparison

Finding its place as one of the smallest micro wallets on the market, Micro’s aluminium unibody measures a mere 4.5mm thick, and with the same length and width as a credit card, it is truly tiny!

Our TPU strap doesn't stick to clothes
Our TPU strap doesn't stick to clothes
Easily holds 1 to 6 cards!
Easily holds 1 to 6 cards!
Strap fixing
Strap fixing

Our interchangeable, low-friction, TPU strap can hold between 1 and 6 cards with ease, hold your receipts and notes, and unbelievably, we even managed to find room for some change! 

Coin slot
Coin slot
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By working relentlessly to remove all un-necessary features, we feel that we have narrowed micro down to its best and most pure form, putting all other wallets to shame.

Micro with accessories
Micro with accessories

But don’t worry! We have retained the fundamental spirit of a wallet.

PVD: The revolutionary PVD plating, normally found on top of the range watches, provides an exceptional finish, longevity and scratch resistance.

Quick pay: Contactless technology has revolutionised the way we buy goods for the better. Take your card out, place it on the card machine and voila, all paid! But why even remove your card! Just touch your Micro wallet face down on the card reader to pay, and have more time to be yourself!

Styling: Micro is a piece of art in itself! Its smooth, contoured, aluminium body and soft touch strap will have you seduced from the moment you open the box. You will find yourself holding or playing with this tactile little wallet all the time.

Strength: Some aluminium products have been found to bend when in a pocket (not pointing any fingers). We tested Micro’s bending threshold to a truly staggering 250kg! Your cards are safe.

Time to apply some pressure
Time to apply some pressure
Our Range
Our Range
Easily holds notes and receipts
Easily holds notes and receipts
Our lovely packaging
Our lovely packaging
Testing our pre-production samples to the limit
Testing our pre-production samples to the limit

With more and more Kickstarter projects becoming a reality, many “have a go” designers are uploading anything they can think of with the hope of success. We at KKMC know how vital it is to reduce the cost and thus the risk to you as much as possible.

With our prototypes and testing all paid for and completed upfront, we have been able to radically diminish the funding goals. Making it far more likely to be successful and for you, our favourite people, to actual get your hands on a Micro!

But don’t worry if we get over funded! We will use our money to further develop the Micro, looking at new options and developing future product lines.

Well done everyone! You backed us enough to reach our £20,000 stretch goal! 

As a sign of our gratitude, we have created an exciting new range of colour TPU straps for the Micro! Even more, our TPU straps will now sport a dual texture finish! With luxury satin/matt texture on the outside, and a highly textured spark eroded inside face.

  • Kickstarter Green - Limited edition (Just for Kickstarter)
  • Baby Blue
  • Grey
  • Black 

Every backer, including current backers, will now get to select the colour of their free extra strap! 

 Well done everyone! You backed us enough to reach our £30,000 stretch goal!

This finishing kit makes the MICRO look even more spectacular than before. If you don't believe us, take a look for yourself.  

Alcantara insert and torx screws
Alcantara insert and torx screws

In this kit we have upgraded the receipt slot with an Alcantara faux suede lining (Highest quality polyester based suede, found in luxury cars) and switched from our standard cross head screws to high quality Torx head screws!

These torx screws may sound like an easy addition to the MICRO, but it as it turned out, it was almost impossible to find them in the size and quality that we wanted! 

To source these for you, we have had to commission a brand new tool to be machined!

New Torx screws
New Torx screws
Torx drive and Packaging
Torx drive and Packaging

 Well done everyone! You backed us enough to reach our £40,000 stretch goal!

With our last stretch goal we added our precision torx screws as part of our finishing kit. 

Although this addition made the Micro look amazing, you quickly brought to our attention that you will need to go out and purchase the correct tool to change the strap. 

So we had a good hard think here at KKMC and decided to sort this issue out! We are now giving every backer (new and old) their own torx drive!

Micro torx drive
Micro torx drive

 This is in addition to our planned goal, to reveal our brand new retail packaging!

You have backed us so fast! (please keep it up)

Here at KKMC we like to make sure things are done right. This is why we dug deep and paid for all the tooling to get the new packaging sampled and sent to us for when we hit our next stretch goal.

Sadly (for you) you have been so fast to back us, that the post can not keep up. We have not yet received our samples and we will have to post new pictures as soon as they arrive!

RFID BLOCKER CARD

We are currently testing RFID cards to find the best material combinations for the job of protecting your cards. Our next goal may seem far away, but keep funding us and we will try our best to supply an RFID card that's as beautiful as the MICRO!

Just one of many possible designs below...

Only two goals left now guys!

 Want to Learn More!?  Feel free to follow us on our social media for some more fun stuff as the project progresses!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kkmcmicro

Instagram: Instagram.com/kkmn_npi

Twitter: @kkmcnpi

We love hearing from our backers! Send us an email to kkmcnpi@gmail.com or message us on Kickstarter. We're incredibly excited for our stretch goals and hope that, together, we can make the best micro wallet ever!

Risks and challenges

Firstly, we would be committed to excellent communication throughout the whole campaign, as we understand the importance of keeping our backers up to date on all developments (no matter how big or small).

Our focus has been to de-risk the campaign and overcome any potential concerns for our backers. These steps have involved; funding all the development costs, sourcing manufacturing partners with several rounds of samples and strategically planning the process post campaign.

The final way in-which we’ve eliminated risk on this project, is believing that we will deliver nothing less than the exceptional product we've promised! We have an unbelievable amount of belief in the concept and what to invite you on the journey of helping us to make the micro wallet a reality.

Thank you!

Kit + Matt

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    EARLY BIRD: 1 x Micro Wallet in a choice of the following finishes;

    - Silver PVD Micro Wallet
    - Gunmetal PVD Micro Wallet
    - Champagne Rose Gold Micro Wallet

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    Twice as Nice! 2 x Micro Wallet in a choice of the following finishes;

    - Silver PVD Micro Wallet
    - Gunmetal PVD Micro Wallet
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    Collect the set! 3 x Micro Wallets in a choice of the following finishes;

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    Small Retail Package! 5 x Micro Wallets in a choice of the following finishes;

    - Silver PVD Micro Wallet
    - Gunmetal PVD Micro Wallet
    - Champagne Rose Gold Micro Wallet

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    Large Retail Package! 10 x Micro Wallets in a choice of the following finishes;

    - Silver PVD Micro Wallet
    - Gunmetal PVD Micro Wallet
    - Champagne Rose Gold Micro Wallet

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    Super Retail Package! 20 x Micro Wallets in a choice of the following finishes;

    - Silver PVD Micro Wallet
    - Gunmetal PVD Micro Wallet
    - Champagne Rose Gold Micro Wallet

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    Pledge £1,750 or more About US$ 2,177

    Mega Retail Package! 100 x Micro Wallets in a choice of the following finishes;

    - Silver PVD Micro Wallet
    - Gunmetal PVD Micro Wallet
    - Champagne Rose Gold Micro Wallet

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