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Illumicase brings creativity, personality, and fun to your phone case (100's of interchangeable designs and colors to choose from)

Illumicase brings creativity, personality, and fun to your phone case (100's of interchangeable designs and colors to choose from) Read More
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This project's funding goal was not reached on October 20, 2015.

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About this project

'Illumicase' is an illuminated iPhone case with interchangeable icons and designs! We made Illumicase as a way for people to express themselves through their phones and to make cases fun and exciting to look at! Illumicase lets you bring your personality to your phone case by allowing you to choose the colours and designs you wish to express.

Your case will express who you are and you'll be able to show it off whenever you get a call or text message.

There are 100's of designs to choose from and they can be switched in and out as often as you change your mind! Initial orders are for iPhone 5 and 5S only!

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HOW IT WORKS

REWARDS

Believer ($3) - Be listed on our website as a believer.

Merch ($25) - Your choice of either an Illumicase t-shirt or hoodie.

Super Early Bird ($30) - Limited edition SILVER Illumicase and the exclusive illuminator and logo. Limited stock so be quick!

Early Bird ($39) - Your own Illumicase and the exclusive illuminator and logo.

Twin Pack ($69) - Get 2x Illumicases and 2x exclusive illuminators and logos.

Family Pack ($129) - Get 4x Illumicases and 4x exclusive illuminators and logos.

Ten Pack ($299) - Get 10x Illumicases and 10x exclusive illuminators and logos.

Ultimate ($599) - A SIGNED Illumicase with 100x illuminators and 100x logos. YOUR ORDER SHIPS FIRST!

T-Shirt
T-Shirt
Illumicase
Illumicase

SPECS

DESIGNS

There are HUNDREDS of Illuminators and logos pre-designed and ready to be produced. These designs can be switched in and out in a matter of seconds to easily show off your style and creativity.

Visit http://www.illumicase.com/ for more Illuminator designs, logo designs, and colors!

PROTOTYPES

As of now we have gone through 4 prototyping stages with what little resources we currently have. We have also built a strong relationship with our manufacturing partner and understand what we need to get our product on the market. We've proved that we can achieve what we have designed and we are ready to build Illumicase.

Technical CAD Drawing of Illumicase
Technical CAD Drawing of Illumicase
Technical CAD Drawing 2
Technical CAD Drawing 2
Concept Design
Concept Design
Second Concept Design
Second Concept Design
Initial Working Prototype
Initial Working Prototype

We have brought Illumicase such a long way, yet there is still much more work to be done. You should also note that out Kickstarter fulfillment shipment may take up to 3 months to reach our amazing backers (estimated shipping date is December 2015).

We want everyone to enjoy Illumicase and we plan to keep all of our supporters and backers updated as we work to build Illumicase.

We plan to be as transparent as possible with our progress :)

TIMELINE

NOTE: initial Kickstarter pre-orders are for the iPhone 5 and 5S only.
NOTE: initial Kickstarter pre-orders are for the iPhone 5 and 5S only.

FOUNDER

Illumicase was founded by Luke Olson. Inspiration to create a fun and different phone case struck in a restaurant when trying to find what to do for my future.

Studying Business Management at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. Illumicase has taken me along for a thrilling journey.

Starting as a simple idea in a restaurant, to placing 3rd in the Racine/Kenosha fast pitch competition, to qualifying for nationals in the collegiate entrepreneurs organization elevator pitch.

Illumicase has accomplished all of this so far with only 4 renderings, and now we are proud to say we now have working prototypes for the case itself, as well as its interchangeable designs. Now it's time for Illumicase to comes to life and exceed all expectations.

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT

Thank you so much to all the amazing backers and supporters of the Illumicase Kickstarter campaign. We understand that not everyone is able to contribute financially, but that doesn't mean you can't help at all! Share this project on Facebook, Twitter, and help spread the word about the Illumicase Kickstarter campaign!

Risks and challenges

Illumicase has come a long way over the last few years and we plan to expand to bigger and better things. As an original idea we are bound to run into mild complications, but rest assured, as we have done everything we can to make sure the project runs as smoothly as possible from here on in. Manufacturing was the most important part for Illumicase and we are proud to say we have a sound business relationship with our manufacturing partner and are ready to produce Illumicase.

Another potential issue for Illumicase was international shipping. Unfortunately it is quite expensive to ship the cases worldwide (especially for our initial Kickstarter orders). To overcome this problem we have set very low shipping costs around the USA only for all rewards, as well as low cost international shipping for both the 4 pack and the 10 pack of Illumicase sets (thus saving the consumer money on shipping).

Illumicase is a product we feel deeply passionate about and have been working on it relentlessly for the past year at our dining room table. And now with your support, we can bring Illumicase into reality.

Thank you,
Illumicase!

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FAQ

  • Our initial Kickstarter pre-orders will be for iPhone 5 and 5S only.

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  • Yes, the Illumicase case comes packaged with a micro USB charger.

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  • The battery takes 2 hours charge and will last 7-10 days depending on how often the case is used.

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  • Shipping is as follows:

    $3 per Illumicase
    FREE SHIPPING for the 10 pack of Illumicases
    FREE SHIPPING for the ultimate package

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  • As a small startup we are unable to offer international shipping on all of our products during our initial Kickstarter pre-orders, as it is simply too expensive.

    We are offering international shipping for the 'Family Pack' and above (see right hand column for all pledge amounts).

    The 'Family Pack' will cost $30, the 'Ten Pack' will cost $50, and the 'Ultimate' reward will also cost $50.

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  • We estimate that the merchandise will be shipped out to you guys mid October and all other items will ship in December.

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Rewards

  1. Select this reward

    Pledge $3 or more About $3 USD

    BELIEVER: Your name will forever remain on our website as an Illumicase believer.

    Thank you for helping make our dreams come true. Seriously, thank you!

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25 USD

    MERCH: Your choice of either a t-shirt or hoodie. You'll also get your name permanently on the website as a believer!

    Available in sizes small, medium, large, and extra large.

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    Ships to Only United States
    3 backers
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    Pledge $30 or more About $30 USD

    SUPER EARLY BIRD: Limited Stock! (RRP $49.85)

    A limited edition SILVER Illumicase with your choice of designs! Comes with the exclusive illuminator and logo and your name permanently on the website as an Illumicase believer.

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    Ships to Only United States
    Limited 11 backers
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    Pledge $39 or more About $39 USD

    EARLY BIRD: The case! (RRP $49.85)

    Get your own customized Illumicase! You will also get the exclusive illuminator and logo as well as your name permanently on the website as an Illumicase believer.

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    Ships to Only United States
    3 backers
  5. Select this reward

    Pledge $69 or more About $69 USD

    TWIN PACK: 2 Cases! (RRP $99.70)

    Get 2x customized Illumicases and 2x exclusive illuminators and logos. Both peoples names will be permanently listed on the website as Illumicase believers.

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    Ships to Only United States
    5 backers
  6. Select this reward

    Pledge $129 or more About $129 USD

    FAMILY PACK: 4 of everything! (RRP $199.40)

    Get 4x customized Illumicases and 4x exclusive illuminators and logos. Everyones names will also be listed on our website as Illumicase believers!

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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    2 backers
  7. Select this reward

    Pledge $299 or more About $299 USD

    TEN PACK: Best value! (RRP $498.50)

    Get 10x customized Illumicases and 10x exclusive illuminators and logos. Everyones names will be listed permanently on our website as Illumicase believers!

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    0 backers
  8. Select this reward

    Pledge $599 or more About $599 USD

    UNLIMITED: Never run out of creative combinations again! (RRP $1039.85)

    Get a SIGNED limited edition silver Illumicase as well as 100x Illuminator and 100X Logo designs!

    We will also feature your name on our website and as a bonus, YOUR ORDER WILL SHIP FIRST so you will be one of the first people to enjoy your very own Illumicase!

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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    1 backer

Funding period

- (36 days)