EXECUTION OF A DREAM Video Release
We were wrong in our last update by saying that it would be our ultimate update on Kickstarter ;)
This is actually the last one, as we don't... Read more
Today we are reaching the last milestone on our Kickstarter journey. 844 days ago we started this campaign, and today we can finally say:
We fulfilled all Kickstarter... Read more
Countdown for last Kickstarter deliveries
Yesterday we had our live "Ask-me-Anything" session on Facebook where we answered all the questions you sent to us.
You missed it? No problem! We saved it on... Read more
International deliveries are up and running again
This week we have good news for you!
The test run for international deliveries with the new shipping provider worked out successfully. A Mellow box to Switzerland arrived... Read more
New batteries rock!
we received a total of 84 new batteries this week. A few of them didn’t make it through our final quality check, but the rest of them rock!... Read more
Endless ups and downs
DPD came this week for pickup, BUT we didn’t get as many batteries as promised from our supplier. So only a few packages could finally be shipped. This... Read more
New battery delivery next week
On our way to a major milestone, bad luck again put a spike in our wheels. DPD, The shipping provider that we used to get a great number... Read more
Kickstarter deliveries to Europe accomplished
As announced last week, we finally accomplished the feat of sending out the Kickstarter deliveries to our European backers. There are only 39 packed boxes left, waiting for... Read more
TNT still down but yet some deliveries
Our regular shipper TNT has still not re-established their computer or logistics network, so still don't accept lithium batteries. We relied on them to get the Mellow Drives... Read more
Shipping service still down
We’re desperately trying to stay mellow ourselves.
We hit our goals Monday, but the rest of the week went downhill with no brakes, as our delivery service dealt... Read more
Kickstarter delivery on the final stretch
The entire Mellow Team has been at a week-long major team meeting and retreat, getting our heads together to solve issues and nail down strategies for the months... Read more
Delivery Status, Safe Mount, Meet Mellow
We’ve nearly reached our next major milestone: delivery to all Kickstarter backers!!! What a reason to party! (see below for details)
That was the good news...sadly, life in... Read more
Third delivery batch
The production and delivery of drives is picking up speed. At the end of last week, we started our third delivery batch up to backer #180. We had... Read more
Delivery Update & Save the Date
Today we have good and bad news for you.
The bad news: We’ve been told by some users that their batteries have fallen out of the frame with... Read more
The next Drives are on their way
today we packed the next Mellow boxes and got them ready for shipping. Some of them got picked up today, the rest will be picked up on Friday,... Read more
Production Ramp-Up and Delivery Status
in order to be much more transparent about our ramp-up phase and the delivery status, we just published a blog article on our website explaining in detail, what's... Read more
Next round of shipping
as we announced in our last update, the next round of shipping is coming up.
During the last weeks we have been working really hard on the quality... Read more
The first Mellow Drives have reached their destinations.
This was a big milestone for us and a reason to celebrate last week with the team. Here are the... Read more
Getting ready to roll...
let’s get to the most important news first:
This is the final update before we start shipping.
We know we have kept you waiting and that’s why we... Read more
the last weeks we’ve been extremely busy to prepare the shipping of the first Mellow Drives.
A look into the halls of our logistics partner show you the... Read more
Resetting the clock
We regret to announce that we won’t be able to ship earlier than in the last week of February, and that only a few first Mellowers will get... Read more
as we promised you last time here's the update on the Mellow motors.
Since it is rather detailed and techy we will also provide further updates with the... Read more
The final timeline
here comes the final shout out for 2016. It has been a really great year, but it is nothing compared to what 2017 will be!
And because anxiety... Read more
There's batteries and there's better batteries...
In the light of recent events we wanted to give you a little update on the battery topic.
Let's start with a fun fact:
Lithium ion batteries have... Read more
Getting out there
While the engineers have started their final spurt towards serial production (we’ll get back to that later), the rest of the team seized the opportunity to come together... Read more
Bye bye prototypes, hello product samples!
before you start reading, take a seat and grab some snacks, we’ve got a lot of news to share with you.
The last two weeks have probably been... Read more
last week we celebrated what we call „The Wedding“ at Mellow. The fusion of software and hardware. It’s less of a social but more of a very nerdy... Read more
this month we have not one but two updates for you guys. The first one will give you some detailed information about the timeline. We sent it in... Read more
One year after Kickstarter!
Twelve months ago was probably the first time you heard about Mellow. And what we have achieved until now is just incredible. Here comes the status report:
Last... Read more
Do you know what UX/UI Design is? We didn’t, before we started Mellow. It’s short for User Experience and User Interface Design.
In our case it’s all about... Read more
Inside the Lab
this time we are going to take you on a trip deep into Nerdistan. But don’t worry, it will be more fun than you think.
Let’s start with... Read more
todays news is a huge milestone on the way to getting the Mellow Drive out to you guys.
What you see here is our last round of 3D... Read more
today is a special day. Not only because it’s February 29th, but because we want to share a whole truckload of news with you guys.
First of all... Read more
7 Chapters of Awesomeness
what a rush the past few weeks have been! Now we are back home and ready to share with you the fruit of our labour. For all of... Read more
Happy New Year, indeed!
we hope you all excessively embraced the year of the monkey. We have the feeling it’s going to be good. Inspired by all the launching firework rockets, the... Read more
What you see is what you get
today we are really excited. Not only because it’s St. Nicholas Day. Like we promised in the last update, today we will present to you the final design... Read more
Big things ahead
Since last month we’ve been busy showing our faces out on the streets again.
In preparation for the design release beginning of December we did some photo shooting... Read more
Why braking can be awesome, too.
Today we would like to share with you some news about a unique Mellow feature that might not have caught as much attention as it deserves: the dual braking system.... Read more
The Mellow Pre-Order Shop has launched!
this is the news we’ve been waiting to send out for the past couple of weeks:
THE MELLOW PRE-ORDER SHOP HAS LAUNCHED!
We can’t tell you how happy... Read more
The new Kids.
today we want to introduce you to the latest members of the Mellow team. Meet Tony, Julian, Chris, Titus and Ahad:
Johannes and Tony share a friendship since... Read more
First of all, thanks to all of you who answered our surveys already. There are only very few people missing on the lists and we guess as soon... Read more
To us it feels like Christmas in summer: Today we dropped the first pile of parcels at the post office. T-Shirts and Hoodies are on their way. Happy unboxing!
... Read more
Redesigning – inside and out
Design was the word of the week.
Our product design team put their heads together to give the outside of Mellow a little fine-tuning. They came up with... Read more
Work in progress!
two weeks have passed and a lot has happened in the meantime. To get you up to date let’s start with the techy stuff:
The new battery prototypes... Read more
Ka-Ching! The money has arrived…finally.
After 19 days of yes-no-yes-no-yes-no payment tactics the money from you guys has been released from Kickstarter and finally made it's way onto our company account. HALLELUJA!!!
But in the... Read more
Payments – Plan B
since there are some very strange problems occurring with the payment, we decided to develop a plan b. It is as simple as brilliant. We got the details... Read more
Stretchgoal #4 unlocked!!!
We just shot past the 300.000 € mark.
Stretchgoal #4 - the 4WD option – unlocked!!!
This means every Mellow Drive backed on Kickstarter can now be synched and unsynched... Read more
The last 24 hours!
It's almost done and we've come this far already. Thanks for the support of all of you! We have been talking to a loooooooooooot of people within these last 30... Read more
We finally put the 4x4 2 drive system to the test and broke some Mellow speed limits. We are looking forward to develop this some more and we are sure... Read more
Greetings from the island!
After a road trip through Germany, London is the next and last stop on our promotional Tour for Mellow. Here are some impressions from the city center.
Meet Rocket & Wink – our Masters of Arts
Thanks to Rocket & Wink for their great artwork, support and their passion for Mellow! Keep on skating, enjoy the clip and stay mellow!
We only have three more days... Read more
Ok, for the last three days, we are pulling all the rabbits out of our hat. To motivate everyone for a good finish, a friend of ours who is a... Read more
The 4WD Special: 2 Mellow Drives for just 1.600 €!
With stretchgoal #4 ahead we just released a new reward that might catch your attention. Get 2 Mellow Drives synchronized as 4WD with one remote and all necessary accessories for... Read more
Mellow on Tour: Second stop Berlin.
We had a great session today in the capital. Lots of people, lots of smiling faces and lots of love for Mellow.
Now it's off to London. Let's see how... Read more
Mellow in figures
Mellow is not just a cool ride that will make heads spin, it also has some very rational advantages. Here are two statistics illustrating why Mellow is a great investment... Read more
Stretchgoal #3 unlocked!
We just hit 250.000! Thanks for giving us so much support and good vibrations. Now it's time for us to give back some energy to all the people backing us.... Read more
Mellow Team on Tour – First Stop Dresden.
For our last week on Kickstarter we are leaving the office and mingle with the people. Check out how our designers from Dresden prepared for the big day in their... Read more
It was so much fun to pimp everyones board with our Mellow electric drive! Thank you Cologne for supporting our project! So many smiling faces let us know that we... Read more
Mellow meets BuddyBuddy
BuddyBuddy is one of the two board manufacturers we are working with for our complete setups. We went down to Dresden to pay them a visit at the shop,... Read more
Stretchgoal #2, here we go!
Fully funded and already two stretchgoals unlocked in one week. What more could you ask for? Probably stretchgoals #3 and 4. Right, so go for it!
Stretchgoal #1 unlocked!
Mellow goes Mobile. On top of all the hardware accessories that come with your Mellow Drive, you will now also get the Mellow App (iOS Version). Check it out on... Read more
100.000!!! We cracked the nut!!!
Thank you guys, you are awesome. The whole funding sum in half the time, we can't believe it! Keep going!!!
New Video! Unseen shots
Enjoy some new footage from our friends blasting around with the Mellow electric drive under their skateboards! We are halfway through our Kickstarter campaign. Only 15 days left. Don't... Read more
Getting a spare battery
Some of you guys were asking about getting a spare battery with your Mellow Drive. Since you can't back two rewards at the same time (we didn't know that either,... Read more
Design Details now also with Subtitles
Mellow Update #2 – Meet the Design EngineersWelcome to Dresden where our team of engineers work, study and designed the look and the functionality of Mellow drive. Let them break... Read more
Today we want to share with you this behind-the-scenes video about how Mellow got its face. Check out, what our Industrial Designers have to say. Stay Mellow and have a... Read more
Thanks for all your support so far: More than two thirds of our funding goal in only 10 days – this is just awesome!
But we've still got a lot... Read more
Greenskate Cologne 2015
We just got back from the Greenskate event in Cologne. So Many skaters came out to roll and try out the Mellow drive. Check out their fabelhaft reactions!
Mellow Update #1 – We've Got New Wheels!
We've just unpacked a box of our new and improved wheels (88a / 80mm). That's 5mm more than before on our prototypes. Yiha! Stay tuned for more updates to come!