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The future of bags. Elegant designs with integrated smart mobile tech. Power and a wireless hard drive to charge and store on the go. Appearing on ABC's SHARK TANK 1/29! www.co-alition.com
The future of bags. Elegant designs with integrated smart mobile tech. Power and a wireless hard drive to charge and store on the go. Appearing on ABC's SHARK TANK 1/29! www.co-alition.com
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CO.ALITION Smart Backpacks

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We give you brains & beauty by integrating smart Power and a Wireless Hard Drive into elegant and functional lifestyle backpacks. With CO.ALITION backpacks you can charge all of your USB devices, access files, back up your photos, or watch movies - no matter where you are. Choose your pack, and customize the technology to suit your needs.

We've been in the business of designing and manufacturing packs for over 6 years. We are the only proven Smartpacks on the market. Our production is done and we're ready to ship as soon as the campaign ends for delivery BEFORE Christmas.

For a detailed product video walkthrough, scroll down!

The Federal is the most stylish and functional everyday backpack you’ll own. Form and function come together to bring you a lifestyle backpack unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Its simple, clean design is timeless and modern enough to work well with business attire just as well as it does with casual street wear.

  • Volume: 22 liters
  • Approx. Dimensions (unpacked): 20” tall x 12” wide x 6” depth 
  • Weight: 2 lbs. 5oz. (bag only) | 2 lbs. 12oz. (Power) | 3 lbs. 5oz (Power+Hard Drive)

The Colfax is your tackle-everything, go-to-bag. Not too large, not too small - it's just right. Works great as an everyday commuter backpack, but equally as well as your weekender bag when you hit the road and need a functional travel pack.

  • Volume: 25 liters
  • Approx. Dimensions (unpacked): 22” tall x 14” wide x 6” depth 
  • Weight: 2 lbs. 12oz. (bag only) | 3 lbs. 3oz. (Power) | 3 lbs. 12oz (Power+Hard Drive)

Form & Function together at last!

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WHERE. Anywhere...

WHY it's important and why we're different than other "smart" bags... 

Bag design, aesthetic and function matter!

Wearable tech is exploding, what's lacking is good bag design WITH smart technology. It’s time for backpacks to join the movement for the first time in style. We’re on a mission to accelerate adoption and make sure it’s done right – Keeping people connected on-the-go with great looking bag design. The aesthetic and function of the bag itself cannot be overshadowed by the tech. This is a new, emerging market so join our COALITION.

WHEN can we deliver?... NOW!

 Shipping starts immediately after this campaign ends

We are the ONLY proven and established pack brand in the Smartpack arena. We have already shown quick delivery of the product we promise. Other companies making "smart" bags have not, or will not deliver for months, and their product has not been tested in the hands of the consumer. We have already made and shipped an entire production, proven our product on the market, and are here to provide you with a fully functional product as soon as the campaign ends. We've been in the business of designing and manufacturing packs for over 6 years. We have well established manufacturing partnerships, a dialed supply chain, award-winning products and expertise in the carry industry. Put your trust in the only REAL Smartpack brand.

WHO we are...

What We Need 

We've already paid for the majority of our production but we need your help for the final push to pay our suppliers in full. Funds will also be used to improve our website for better user experience and consumer education. We're looking to raise $10,000 and it will be allocated as shown below:

  • $8,000 will pay off remaining cost of our production. 
  • $2,000 for updated website for experience and consumer education. 

If we get funded more than our original goal, the money will go directly back into the company to cover future manufacturing costs and the development of new products.

What You Get 

We've already completed production. You get the instant gratification of getting your pack immediately after the campaign ends. You'll get your pack at a special pre-sale price that will be gone after this campaign.

We are a reputable company with many an established manufacturing/supply chain, and years of expertise to deliver quality products that will exceed your expectations for years to come!

Risks & Challenges 

 When working in manufacturing one of the most obvious challenges is production and shipping delays. However, we've already finished our production. Our stock has been delivered, and we’re ready to send it! By the time this campaign is over we'll start shipping backers' packs immediately! Really the only risk in this campaign is a slight delay in transit from us to the backers. The same risk you when ordering from any online retailer.

The backers of this project should have confidence in our ability to deliver because we have over a decade of combined experience in large-scale manufacturing and shipping. Unlike our Smartpack competitors, we're not new to this at all. We have tons of knowledge and experience in manufacturing, logistics and delivering product world-wide. We've successfully done this for years producing outdoor backpacks under our sister brand MHM.

The COALITION packs used in the video are fully functional production spec packs that perform exactly as described. The images are actual photos that are not rendered. This is a real product that is ready for you to carry. We need everyone's much appreciated help to back this project so we can finish paying our suppliers for the production and shipping.

If you cannot contribute to the funding, we greatly appreciate any help you can offer our campaign by spreading the word. Doing so just may win you a bag after all!

  • 5 people will win a FREE Federal backpack. Whether you back the campaign or not, if you share this page and make some noise on social media we'll randomly select 3 people to win a Federal and 2 people to win a Federal P! It only takes a few seconds to share using the Kickstarter share tools! Use #COkick when you share, and make sure the post is shared to "PUBLIC" so we can find you!

 Thanks to everyone for your support and interest, we really appreciate it!

 Jeff, Casey and Michelle

Risks and challenges

When working in manufacturing one of the most obvious challenges is production and shipping delays. However, we've already finished our production. Our stock has been delivered, and we’re ready to send it! By the time this campaign is over we'll start shipping backers' packs immediately! Really the only risk in this campaign is a slight delay in transit from us to the backers. The same risk you when ordering from any online retailer.

The backers of this project should have confidence in our ability to deliver because we have over a decade of combined experience in large-scale manufacturing and shipping. Unlike our Smartpack competitors, we're not new to this at all. We have tons of knowledge and experience in manufacturing, logistics and delivering product world-wide. We've successfully done this for years producing outdoor backpacks under our sister brand MHM.

The COALITION packs used in the video are fully functional production spec packs that perform exactly as described. The images are actual photos that are not rendered. This is a real product that is ready for you to carry. We need everyone's much appreciated help to back this project so we can finish paying our suppliers for the production and shipping.

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    EARLY ADOPTER SPECIAL!- Federal backpack (bag only, no tech). Retail price is $179. FREE SHIPPING to lower 48 states. HI, AK and APO please add $15.

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    25% life-timer discount card! That's right, you're part of the CO.ALITION for life which means you get a 25% insider discount on any products we make for LIFE! Pays for itself in just a couple future purchases and more than pays for itself with the purchase of just 1 PHD bag in the future.

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    EARLY ADOPTER SPECIAL!- Colfax backpack (bag only, no tech). Retail price is $219. FREE SHIPPING to lower 48 states. HI, AK and APO please add $15.

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    Colfax backpack (bag only, no tech). Retail price is $219. FREE SHIPPING to lower 48 states. HI, AK and APO please add $15.

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    Federal P Smartpack (POWER). Retail price is $299. Get the Federal with the integrated smart power supply. FREE SHIPPING to lower 48 states. HI, AK and APO please add $15.

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    40% life-timer discount card! That's right, you're part of the CO.ALITION for life which means you get a 40% insider discount on any products we make for LIFE! Pays for itself in just a couple future purchases and pays for itself with the purchase of just 1 PHD bag in the future.

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    Colfax P Smartpack (POWER). Retail price is $339. Get the Colfax with the integrated smart power supply. FREE SHIPPING to lower 48 states. HI, AK and APO please add $15.

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    Federal PHD Smartpack (POWER & 2TB WIRELESS HARD DRIVE). Retail price is $559. Get the Federal with the integrated smart power supply AND 2TB integrated wireless hard drive. FREE SHIPPING to lower 48 states. HI, AK and APO please add $15.

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    Colfax PHD Smartpack (POWER & 2TB WIRELESS HARD DRIVE). Retail price is $599. Get the Colfax with the integrated smart power supply AND 2TB integrated wireless hard drive. FREE SHIPPING to lower 48 states. HI, AK and APO please add $15.

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    Unlimited Lifetime 40% discount+Pack! Contribute $700 and we'll bestow upon you a special personalized “Life-timer” card that's good for unlimited DISCOUNTS on any and all CO.ALITION products for the rest of your LIFE. Plus you'll receive your choice of a Colfax OR Federal PHD (2TB). ****Make a $200 contribution OR add $200 to any reward tier or initial contribution to receive a 25% lifetime discount card.****

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    A Weekend in Colorado+Unlimited Lifetime 30% discount+Pack! Spend 3 days and 2 nights touring the CO.ALITION HQ, talking design with the founders and have your Colfax OR Federal PHD (2TB) personally delivered to you on your visit. You'll also get a personal tour of Denver, drink beers, go to dinner and we'll even take you to some sort of sports event or music show. PLUS we'll take you camping and hiking up a famous Colorado 14'er if you visit in the summer OR Snowboarding/Skiing for the weekend if you visit in the winter. Flight, hotel, gear, lift tickets and transportation included! Must live in the lower 48 of the United States to be eligible for this reward.

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    Good Morning Vietnam+Unlimited Lifetime 40% discount+Custom Pack! Travel with us to our factory in Vietnam and get a first-hand view at our factory and how everything is manufactured. We'll take you on a full factory tour, where at the end you'll get a one-of-a-kind, custom, Colfax PHD or Federal PHD 2TB delivered to you with any (minor) custom design changes you may want and in any color you can imagine. We'll also show you around Saigon, take you on several full-day trips outside the city to explore the countryside and jungles. Oh yeah we'll even cover your flight and accommodations at a 5 star hotel for 5 nights. All these good times are included, the only thing you pay for while out there is food and drinks. Must live in the United States to be eligible for this reward.

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