Quick note regarding broken link
Many of you contacted me to tell me that the link in the previous update is broken. The correct link is http://amzn.com/B00RQ6QWGM. So sorry about the noise.
Zipi is now available on amazon.com!
Greetings in the new year! Hope everyone is doing awesome in the new year. Just a small announcement: Zipi is now available on amazon.com! Here is a direct link to... Read more
The year is coming to a close and I wanted to thank everyone for an incredible year. Thank you so much for your support throughout the year. To... Read more
Zipi Thanksgiving Sale!
Now until Cyber Monday, Zipi online store is having our annual Thanksgiving sale. Now is your chance to get your Zipi at 40% off regular price. Come visit us at... Read more
Zipi online store launched!
Well, the title says it all. I'm very excited to inform you that Zipi online store finally launched. Please come visit us at blimplab.com. And don't forget to like us... Read more
Super Quick Update
Here is a super quick update. My family and I need to attend a family function so our office will close next week. I won't be able to... Read more
Even though all Kickstarter rewards have been sent this past week, I thought Kickstarters would still find relevant updates useful.
13 backers so far have reported receiving... Read more
Final shipping update
Here is the final shipping update. 1995 packages have been sent so far. 75 packages will be sent tomorrow morning. (Today is Labor Day holiday in the U.S.... Read more
Shipping + other updates
Here is an update on shipping front. 1356 packages have been sent out so far and 420 packages will be sent out tomorrow morning (so 1776 packages in... Read more
Here is a shipping update + other updates. 1063 packages have been sent out so far with 190 packages to be sent out tomorrow morning (so 1253 packages... Read more
Shipping Update + Zipi Facebook Page
Here is the latest shipping update. 774 rewards have been sent out so far and 155 rewards will be sent out tomorrow morning so the total number of... Read more
Here is a shipping progress update. 470 shipments have been sent out and 120 shipments will be sent out tomorrow morning (so 590 shipments in total). These include... Read more
Zipi is here!
We've certainly come a long way. Just hours ago, I picked up the Zipi shipment sent by the manufacturer at FedEx station. Here is a photo:
(I'm just... Read more
Hi Everyone. I finally received the injection molded prototypes from the manufacturer. Overall, I'm happy with the level of detail and quality. The hot pink plastic color doesn't precisely match... Read more
Zipi email list
Many people have asked me whether they can pre-order Zipi's now that the Kickstarter campaign is over. I created an email list for pre-orders which you can join by... Read more
Zipi color samples
Some backers wanted to see the color samples. Here they are:
(From upper left) translucent white, black, yellow, hot pink, papaya (orange), royal blue
Well, that's a wrap! Zipi Kickstarter campaign has ended and it has been successfully funded! You all made it possible and I'd like to thank you once again. 2000+ backers... Read more
And the poll winner is...
Thanks for casting your ballot to pick the new Zipi color. The poll had a great turnout with over 100 votes cast. I finally received the rubber cord... Read more
Zipi Logo and other updates
After several iterations, we are happy to announce Zipi logo:
We may make minor tweaks but the final design will look very similar to above logo. I like... Read more
Updates (and thanks for voting!)
Thank you so much for voting for the new Zipi color. I won't announce the winner just yet. As I mentioned before, I will need to physically examine the rubber... Read more
Replacement for Aqua color
I just received the rubber cords samples from my online vendor. I would like to replace the aqua color with another color. (All other colors look great.... Read more
Media coverage and other updates
Hey Kickstarters, hope everyone is doing well. I just wanted to update our backers on what's been happening.
Meron Bareket, the host of Inspiring Innovation Podcast, contacted me for an... Read more
Zipi press release
Zipi project press release is available for download here. It introduces the project concept and the campaign's progress so far. It also includes some new images.
What an amazing week!
Hey Kickstarters. What an amazing week it's been! As we enter the second week of our Kickstarter campaign, here are some stats (which I find amazing):
- Zipi campaign met the... Read more
Online Articles on Zipi
Many of you saw the TechCrunch article on Zipi that came out very soon after the Kickstarter campaign launch. Seeing Zipi along with my name on TechCrunch front page was... Read more