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Add and switch countless accessories to your iPhone: more protection, more real function and more style! Read more

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Funding Unsuccessful

This project's funding goal was not reached on June 8, 2012.

Add and switch countless accessories to your iPhone: more protection, more real function and more style!

The Rail+ Campaign Has Ended— Thinking Of Alternative Ways To Try To Keep Going

First and foremost, Jason and I would like to sincerely thank you for all your support and kind words along the way. It is most unfortunate that our Kickstarter campaign was not successful. At the moment, we are still trying to keep this project alive, but this will be much more difficult without the funds required to do so; since we could not secure an SBA or find an investor. However—we haven’t given up yet! We are simply in a “holding pattern” until we can come up with a solution to be able to manufacture this product with along with the supporting accessories.

If you guys have any ideas please feel free to post it here—anything helps! Here’s what we have to far:

1) We can regroup and try this campaign again, with a lower funding goal and maybe offer slightly less accessories at first, and hope that those sales will be enough to put towards future accessory development.

2) Regroup; create another Kickstarter campaign with a lower goal (just enough to cover costs) and then find a factory in China to build the product.

3) Find an investor who believes thin the product as much as we all do and hope to catch the iPhone 5 as well. 

These are just some thoughts to try to keep this project going. 

Again, I wholeheartedly want to thank you all for supporting us. If anything else, at least we know that, even today—contrary to popular belief, there are still people out there who are more than willing to give their support to a couple of unknowns trying to build a business on based on a good idea.

You guys are awesome!
Hector & Jason

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    1. Creator AERIS - Hector Realubit & Jason Cox on June 11, 2012

      Thanks for the suggestions everyone.

      Jose:
      Manufacturing locally is a great idea! I will look into this. Thanks.

      Marc:
      It's funny, a few other people has also suggested this including my bank clerk since he loves the aluminum version of the Rail. Thanks.

      Waleed:
      This is something that I am definitely considering after we've had some time to regroup and figure a simpler manufacturing and for cost effective plan. Thanks!

    2. Creator Waleed Gumaa on June 11, 2012

      I will stick to my original suggestion, about lowering the funding goal!

    3. Creator marc ringel on June 9, 2012

      Go to shark tank and also add support for more devices.

    4. Creator Jose zamarripa on June 9, 2012

      Hey guys,
      I do believe you should try this campaign again, defitely at a lower funding goal, but believe it should be produced locally, and not over seas.
      You could even have two kickstarter campaigns, the first one for the rail itself, showing a lot more mock ups of possible accessories, and one right afterward for the accessories.
      We have to make this happen.
      Good luck guys.
      Keep us posted