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About

What we are raising funds for?

We are raising funds to set up our online business. We need to pay for a hosting site, shipping company, shipping supplies, purchase Date-Crate items for the first month (possibly 2nd month also), marketing, and advertising. 

You are investing in our business to change the way and frequency of date night. By investing $50 or more you will experience first-hand our creative date night ideas. You can expect your first Date-Crate to arrive in September!

How do we plan on pulling it off?

 I'm a magician. Just kidding. I'm a teacher so if anyone can make stuff happen it's me! I've worked out the costs of running our business for the next 6-12 months and that's where the $2,700 comes in (That also takes into account fees for using this site lol). That takes into account all of our operational expenses. Unless the internet, like bacon, becomes a hot commodity and the prices skyrockets, we should be fine. We will continue to use new customers subscriptions to buy supplies for The Date-Crates and pay for shipping. In order to pull this off we need you! You are the missing piece of the puzzle. There is no doubt in my mind that with the support of some backers we can pull this off. 

Risks and challenges

First off, there is relatively no risk at all. Unless for some reason both me and my helper die, then I will definitely put in my will to refund your money. We have no plans on dying anytime soon but rest assured if it did happen you will not be at a loss. I do like lilies if you'd like to make flower donation to my grave.

As for challenges, aren't there challenges and obstacles with everything? I could have a certain crate in mind and the company could stop producing them. I could go to the post office to deliver your packages and they could be close due to one of her 765 holidays a year they celebrate. I could be on my way to my laptop to check for orders and trip over the obstacle that I call my cat.

Please have the utmost confidence that I can conquer all of those obstacles and then some! I can order new boxes! I can come back the following day to the post office! I can step over my cat! This is life. Things come up. I'm determined to make this work so I will find a way.

Here are some possible/realistic problems that could occur:

An item that we were planning on purchasing is no longer available- Buy another one. We have many different suppliers to buy from. This might affect the cost but we will deal with it. We will do the same thing if the cost of an item rises. We have built in some wiggle room the purchase items. We don't think we will need to change the prices of our Date-Crates higher anytime soon. (Working on lowering the prices actually!)

Delay in shipping items to us for the Date-Crates - We have about a 3-4 week window for finding, buying, and receiving items for the Date-Crates. If for some reason we haven't received all the items in time we have a window for shipping. Instead of shipping on the 7th maybe we push back to shipping on the 10th or 12th of the month. We aim for packages to be received by the middle of the month. As long as we can meet that deadline we should be fine. If we can't, we can supplement the missing item for something else that we can receive in time.

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    You are so "cool"! Thank you for your support! Since you're a cool kid, one of our co-founders will eat a Popsicle in your honor. I'm really hoping at least 100 people pledge. Can you say brain freeze?

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    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! I could go on saying that forever BUT since we both have lives, I will put your name on our "Thank You" page right on our website. Here's your moment of fame!

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    In addition to a Thank You shout out on our webpage, you will also receive a sticker! Think back to those days in school when your teacher put a sticker on your shirt. You were so cool. So much cooler than those other kids without stickers. It still holds true.

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    Ok so you aren't fully committed to this relationship. You want to try the milk before you buy the cow. I get it. So how about a mini date? Something quick and fun but you still get to know us at the same time? You don't have to spend a ton of money and you can bail out at any time. One mini Date-Crate will be delivered directly to your door for one month for you and your date to enjoy. Here's a hint at what could be inside the first crate: It's definitely cool! Just like you ;)

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    In addition to a shout out and a sticker, you and your mate will experience The Date-Crate first hand with a free month subscription to The-Date-Crate. One Date-Crate will be delivered directly to your door for you and your date to enjoy. Here's a hint at what could be inside: It's definitely cool! Just like you ;)

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    In addition to a shout out and a sticker, you and your mate will experience The Date-Crate first hand with a free 2 month subscription to The-Date-Crate. One Date-Crate will be delivered directly to your door each month for you and your date to enjoy. Here's a hint at what could be inside the first month's crate: It's definitely cool! Just like you ;)

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    In addition to a shout out and a sticker, you and your mate will experience The Date-Crate first hand with a free 3 month subscription to The-Date-Crate. One Date-Crate will be delivered directly to your door each month for you and your date to enjoy. Here's a hint at what could be inside the first crate: It's definitely cool! Just like you ;)

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Funding period

- (30 days)