Cups finally in production
The video below shows the clear cup bodies in production. After this the molder is running the colored bodies and then overmolding all of them. They have packaging so after... Read more
Ceramic and Plastic Cups Update!
First of all, I would like to express my appreciation for all your patience and understanding to the entire process.
I know that it has been a month since I... Read more
First Shot Feedback
Here's s Lily's update on the first shots from the injection mold. We will have a revised schedule as soon as we get feedback from the mold maker on... Read more
Injection Mold progress
We wanted to send some pictures of the in process molds. Sample delivery is scheduled for the 23rd of this month, then if accepted, the molds will be shipped to... Read more
We got back drawings of the molds and are moving forward. If anyone is interested in looking at the .dwg files, just let me know and I'll find a way... Read more
Finally! Tooling launched!
We're delighted to announce we have, at long last, kicked off the tooling for the 9oz plastic cups.
We found a very enthusiastic, supportive partner in TNT Plastic Molding in... Read more
More Design Changes...updated schedule
A quick update: We have hopefully finished our final round of design changes in order to get tooling kicked off. We have been working on design iterations in order to... Read more
Watch Lily on CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute!
Hi everyone, I'm excited to tell you that I'm going to be on CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute as a Young Wonder. The show airs on December 7 on CNN... Read more
Injection Molding, Cardboard, and Imagination...
Hello to our extended Roo Family!
We're excited to tell you all about a project we're working on in collaboration with the Imagination Foundation and their annual Global Cardboard Challenge!... Read more
Happy Holiday Weekend!
Greetings to our extended Roo Family! We thought we'd send out a quick status update before the long weekend.
There's nothing horribly exciting to report on (and nothing horrible either),... Read more
As you know, we decided to offer the cups in two sizes despite not quite reaching the $75k stretch goal. We're doing this by combining the two sizes... Read more
And the new color is....???
Wow, everyone, this was a close one. Clear Purple came from behind and almost took the lead, but it just couldn't catch up to the frontrunner. So without any further... Read more
We did it, thanks to all of you! Plus some announcements!
Wow, we are blown away! Our "little project" ended with almost 250% of our goal raised! We couldn't have done it without all of you, so thank you!
Bonus Stretch... Read more
Less than 48 hours left!
What a crazy ride this has been! But before we pull in to the station, we have almost 2 days left to hit our next stretch goal: More color choices!... Read more
Celebrating a Nation of Makers (and a Stretch Goal)!
Did you know that today is the first ever White House Maker Faire? The president will be celebrating “America’s students and entrepreneurs who are inventing the future by using new... Read more
Stretch Goal Survey
To get some sense of what our backers would like to see as stretch goals, we've put together a very quick 3-question survey. We'd love your input! Please... Read more
Shipping to the UK and Canada, Stretch Goals, and Other FAQs
Shipping to Canada and the UK
We’ve hit critical mass with backers in Canada and the UK. What this means is that we’ll be able to ship a large quantity... Read more
What a week! We're funded!
Lily is featured in Fast Company Design!
Lily is featured in Fast Company Design today! Of course, she won't know that until she gets out of school this afternoon! :)
Please click on the link and... Read more
A Field Trip to the Injection Molder
Last week, Lily and crew took a field trip to a local injection molder, Inpres Inc, to see some injection molding robots in action. If you are curious about how an... Read more
Ceramic Cups too
Although we're now officially out of the start of the campaign, sales continue to chug along, and we've got a considerable amount of outreach left to do. We need to... Read more
A Great Start
First of all, a big thanks to everyone that's supported the project so far, it means the world to Lily and me. We're off to a good start, with over... Read more