PUMP - Our First Kickstarter Attempt...
Looks like we're not going to reach our goal on this one, but like The Terminator, "We'll Be Back!"
Thanks so much to all who backed us.
It looks like we won't reach our (obviously over optimistic!) goal.
So we're going to re-launch very, very soon.
You can be notified when this happens here:
Keep an eye out, and can I suggest you check out the PUMP Audio website.
All the best, and we'll be in touch about the Kickstarter re-launch very soon!
Risks and challenges
As with all Kickstarter projects there are risks, and these are the steps we take to mitigate against them:
Loss of or damage to the shipment en route to us:
We usually use DHL for inbound shipments from the factory to us. This means that all shipments are fully insured. If we did lose a shipment for reasons I don't want to even mention for fear of tempting fate, it would be insured. We would have to re-manufacture (adding around a month to delivery time) but it would not affect your order.
Loss or damage of your headphones en route from our warehouse to you:
We will replace any lost shipments. We will either take insurance, or insure ourselves for this eventuality. In the case of the latter (self insurance) then we will ship orders on separate days to mitigate against any unlikely issues such as a delivery truck crashing etc.
We go out of business or don't deliver on our promises:
The company that owns PUMP and OMG is Speedcam Systems Ltd, which is a registered company in the United Kingdom. Company reg number 07751910. It was incorporated in August 2011 and is 100% owned by me (Adam Blair). It has been profitable every year since 2011. Speedcam Systems Ltd owns it's own premises (with a mortgage) and has no bad debt whatsoever. Neither Speedcam Systems or myself are planning to go anywhere any time soon!
Our factory goes out of business:
I think this is extremely unlikely but if it did occur then we would either find a new factory or refund all orders.
I can't think of any other risks but if you have questions please don't hesitate to ask. If the reply is slow then the reason is that I will be answering all emails myself so if we are deluged with questions it might take a while to get through them all! I'll post the most common questions up on Kickstarter as we go along.
- (15 days)