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The world's freshest roasted coffee pods delivered right to your door for just a dollar a day.
The world's freshest roasted single-origin coffee delivered right to your door for less than a dollar a day.
The world's freshest roasted single-origin coffee delivered right to your door for less than a dollar a day.
376 backers pledged $64,583 to help bring this project to life.

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The Founders
The Founders

Hi there. We're two guys that love drinking fresh coffee, but also love the convenience of the push button brewer. 

The Problem: Store-bought coffee pods are never fresh. By the time the pod is in your home, the coffee inside is many months old. You can not make fresh coffee from stale beans! 

Our Solution: At CUPS, we source “specialty-grade” coffee that’s hand picked at peak ripeness. We then roast that coffee in small batches, package it into recyclable K-Cup pods, and deliver it to your door within days of being roasted. We also include the world's best to-go cups and lids at no extra cost. 

                                                How it Works

Roasted By Hand, Using Small Batch Drum Roasters.
Roasted By Hand, Using Small Batch Drum Roasters.

Coffee roasting is an art. Store-bought coffee is roasted by automated machines in large quantities. At CUPS, we do things the Old World way. Our coffee is hand roasted by master artisans using small batch drum roasters.

Delivered Right To Your Door
Delivered Right To Your Door

You can’t make fresh coffee from stale pods! Store-bought pods sit in warehouses for many months before landing on store’s shelves. At CUPS, our Pods are delivered right to your door at peak freshness, within days of being roasted and converted to pods. Our pods work with any K-Cup machine and you can immediately taste the difference. 

Premium To-Go Cups With Every Delivery
Premium To-Go Cups With Every Delivery

With each delivery of our fresh coffee pods, we throw in a sleeve of our handsome to-go cups & lids at no extra cost so you can enjoy your fresh coffee on the go because that's how we live our lives. And of course... they’re fully recyclable.

Everything You Need To Start Your Day Right
Everything You Need To Start Your Day Right

 What’s included? 

  • 30 K-Cup pods of ultra-premium, single origin coffee, delivered right to your door. 
  • Every delivery is hand-signed with the "Roasted On" date.
  • 10 Premium to-go cups & lids.
  • The Coffee Chronicles; a monthly roundup of coffee curiosities.

What’s not included? 

  • Long lines for a $4 cup of joe. 
  • Baristas with attitude. 
  • Someone else’s name on your cup. 
  • Leather aprons, lame bumper stickers, or hats that only looked good on bicyclists in the 30’s.

 

Risks and challenges

There are always challenges and risks associated with every start-up. Nevertheless, our risks are fairly minimal at this stage. Our website is already in development and will go live on November 1st. Our product has been tested and proven. We've come this far having invested only our own money.

So the only risk is opening our e-commerce door and not having any customers to serve. That’s why Kickstarter is the perfect platform to help us launch. At CUPS, we want to create a community. We are here to both pre-sell our initial product offering and also celebrate our early supporters.

Thank you all for joining us as we begin the journey of delivering the finest, freshest coffee pods in the world.

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    Product Trial

    Give it a try! For $5, we will deliver a sample of our product to you to test drive before you become a member. You'll get two of our fresh coffee pods and two premium to-go cups so you can experience the CUPS difference... twice!

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    One Month's Supply

    For $30, you'll receive a shipment of the finest, freshest coffee pods delivered right to your door.

    Each shipment includes 30 premium coffee pods & 10 premium to-go cups and lids.

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    Three Month's Supply

    For $90, receive 3 monthly shipments of the finest, freshest coffee pods delivered right to your door.

    Each shipment includes 30 premium coffee pods & 10 premium to-go cups and lids.

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    Six Month's Supply

    For $180, you will receive 6 monthly shipments of the finest, freshest coffee pods delivered right to your door.

    Each shipment includes 30 premium coffee pods & 10 premium to-go cups and lids.

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    Founding Member

    For $360, you'll receive 12 monthly shipments of the finest, freshest coffee pods delivered right to your door.

    That means, you don't have to worry about running out of the freshest premium coffee for a whole year!

    Each shipment includes 30 premium coffee pods & 10 premium to-go cups and lids.

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    Founding Patron

    For $500, you'll receive everything the Founding Members get.

    You'll also receive a Founders Only limited edition cup. Hand forged in matte black, but made to last a lifetime. This one is for keeps.

    You'll also receive a bespoke, needlepoint hat. It's mad handsome, with our logo discreetly hand sewn on black cotton canvas. This is the lid our Founders wear every day. We tip our hat to you.

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    Founding LEGEND

    For $1,000, you'll receive everything the Founding Patrons get.

    But you will get TWO limited edition cups and TWO bespoke, needlepoint hats.

    You'll also receive the founder's cell phone numbers so you can call or text them ideas anytime. Hey, you're a LEGEND - we want your input.

    Lastly, we'll frame your photo in our office so we can see your mug everyday. Thanks!

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