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By Jeff Durham
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Durham Boys - Thank you!
Durham Boys - Thank you!

My dad, 2 brothers, and I are serial entrepreneurs. My dad is a colorblind oil painter and was awarded a 4-year art scholarship to the University of Utah when he was younger. He has always been passionate about design. My brothers and I love marketing and product innovation. The combination of our complementary strengths brought us one day to the growing category of tablets (projected over 240 million sold by the end of 2014) and the need therein to support the underserviced fashionable tech-savvy woman. We engineered within a handbag, a tech pouch that incorporates similar impact dispersion that a football shoulder pad would use. 

We've proven a tablet can withstand being dropped from a 4-story building when protected by our handbag. The iPad that traveled outside the KABOO bag didn't fare as well. (Don't try this at home kids)

 We filed for a utility patent (still pending) to protect our design and set to work on building a line of designer handbags - designed in great part by our color-blind father. 

Designed by Mark
Designed by Mark
Prototypes have been perfected
Prototypes have been perfected

It is now ready to scale. We just need to take it beyond the test inventory and move on to the new bulk inventory to take the market and gain a dominant market share before the big guys jump in.

That bring us to the big juicy goal and the details of the scaling plan: We need to raise $12,500 to build each new style. STRETCH GOALS of $25,000, $37,500, and $50,000 will each allow another handbag style to be launched - for a total of 4 new styles in Spring 2015. If we can buy in large quantities we will be able to bring the costs down and provide these incredible vegan leather bags at a price every woman can afford ($60-80). My dad has designed the spring collection and we have prototypes on hand, and now need the support of your pledges to bring this solution to more tablet owners and launch the Spring 2015 full-scale product line. Please help KABOO be the top supplier of tech fashion handbags in the world? Thank you KICKSTARTER community! -- Jeff Durham & Family

2015 sneak preview
2015 sneak preview

 Peek inside the Pouch...

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Rosewood high fidelity earbuds - $10 pledge!
Rosewood high fidelity earbuds - $10 pledge!
Cell phone wallet - $25 pledge.
Cell phone wallet - $25 pledge.

Slip your iPhone or cell phone right into the phone slot- a perfect fit! 

First $12,500 meets launch goal - $69 pledge.
First $12,500 meets launch goal - $69 pledge.
2nd $12,500 ($25,000) meets STRETCH goal - $69 pledge.
2nd $12,500 ($25,000) meets STRETCH goal - $69 pledge.
3rd $12,500 ($37,500) meets STRETCH goal - $69 pledge.
3rd $12,500 ($37,500) meets STRETCH goal - $69 pledge.
4th $12,500 ($50,000) meets STRETCH goal - $69 pledge.
4th $12,500 ($50,000) meets STRETCH goal - $69 pledge.

 OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU:

We will do all in our power to deliver well and overcome any challenges we face. We are committed to being open and honest with our backers. We recognize none of this would be possible without you. Thank you - the DURHAM FAMILY.

Risks and challenges

We have been working diligently to perfect this tech fashion handbag concept. We have been testing and prototyping with our factories for a few years. There are always unforeseen challenges with materials and color matching. If there are delays, we will work closely with our factories to expedite correction. If there are quality issues we will inspect at factories. If we need additional capacity based on unforeseen demand, we have a few additional factories lined up as backup/dual sources. Fulfillment shouldn't be a challenge as we have been shipping in a test environment for the last 6 months without a problem. We will come through and will overcome these challenges.

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    KB REWARD 1.0 - Rosewood earbuds. Real wood for high fidelity sound. Limited edition.

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    KB REWARD 2.0 - cell phone wallet. Navy Chevron Pattern. Slot for your phone included. Bright orange interior. Limited edition.

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    KB REWARD 3.0 - EARLYBIRD: Tablet handbag #1 from Spring 2015 Collection.

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    KB REWARD 3.1 - Tablet handbag #1 from Spring 2015 Collection. For handbag #2, #3, and #4 See Stretch Goals Section.

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    KB REWARD 3.2 - 2 Tablet handbags (#1) from Spring 2015 Collection. If Stretch Goals are met you can select from additional styles #2, #3, and #4.

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