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By Vikram Swaminadhan
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About

A simple solution to an age-old problem!

Regular pens are boring. And often annoying! They’re designed for writing something down, but what if you want to write standing up or lying back? You’ll soon find yourself shaking the pen because the ink stopped flowing.

The BENDY PEN is an angle-adjustable pen with so much flexibility you'll look for excuses to bend it and write. Leave a Post-it on the fridge, jot those brilliant ideas down on your daily commute, or simply lie back and write. Just bend the back up, and keep writing. There’s absolutely no reason a pen must only be used pointing downwards. People are quite happy to lie back and use a stylus on their tablets, so why not have the same comfort with a pen? Oh, and did we mention? It’s so much fun! The bending is an addictive stress reliever.

Why we’re on Kickstarter

We have come to you on Kickstarter for help raising start-up capital to cover the costs of manufacturing the Bendy Pen with its unique refill technology. We appreciate any and all of your contributions towards making this a reality AND to changing the writing world forever. Thank you! As rewards, we have a surprise for you with your pen pledges.

Free insights on creative thinking with your Bendy Pen

We believe creative thinking can be taught. In fact, we know it can, because we’ve been teaching kids and adults for the last seven years. We’ve collected insights, developed techniques and methods – which you’ll get for free with your pen pledges in the form of ebooks. We can't put a price on these.

Why didn't we think of it before?

We didn't set out to re-invent the pen. It kind of happened by accident as most inventions do. Vikram has a particular weakness for bendy straws which got him combining them with various objects as teaching examples. One of the objects he got his hands on was a pen and voilà, the birth of the bendy straw pen (pictured below). That was some years ago. The Bendy Pen has come quite a way since. All set to revolutionize the writing world!

The pen that defies gravity

The principle behind the pen is simple, just two words: gravity and flow. The Bendy Pen relies on a unique refill design that helps deliver ink to the tip at various angles. The pen can be upgraded in many ways – depending on the targets we achieve. Stylus tips, choice of finishes and free disposable Bendy Pens that can be re-used as pea-shooters or straws, perhaps with a whistle cap. Either way, the Bendy Pen will make writing fun again.

Any pledge amount brings us one step closer to our goal: making the Bendy Pen the coolest pen to own. Help us by clicking ‘Back This Project’ at the top of the page or by sharing this page with your friends and family. 

Thank you!

Vikram & Gilles

Risks and challenges

Every plan has its risks, and it is our job to keep those to a minimum. That is why we thought things through and these are what we see as possible risks, in terms of:

- design
- product adjustments
- fulfillment

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    You will receive 2 first edition Executive Bendy Pens + 2 spare refills + the Inventors Handbook + The Creation Formula (eBooks) to get you creating your very own inventions.

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    The Whole Enchilada!

    You will receive 4 first edition Executive Bendy Pens + 4 spare refills + our Inventors Handbook + The Creation Formula + the Unlock Your Creative Genius Module (eBooks) with 9 methods to get you creating in overdrive.

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    You will receive 8 first edition Executive Bendy Pens + 8 spare refills + our Inventors Handbook + The Creation Formula + the Unlock Your Creative Genius Module (eBooks) + a half-day workshop* to get your creativity unleashed and unstoppable.
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Funding period

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