Voltaire production update
January came and went and we still didn't deliver your grinders. I'm really sorry.
Here's the scene:
1. We received a shipment of 20 fully packaged, backer-ready production... Read more
Ever Cups: The Missing Manual
Ever Cups are arriving around the globe!
Gonna level with you: while it's truly exciting to hear some of the positive feedback that's been coming through, we also recognize that... Read more
Kickstarter LIVE at 12pm PST, 3pm EST - Ever Cup unboxing + more
We're going to have a Kickstarter LIVE event in a little over an hour to walk everyone through an Ever Cup unboxing, share usage tips, and take a... Read more
Whoo! Ever Cups have shipped!
Finally! Joy, oh joy. We're delighted to let you know that Ever Cups have been shipping out over the past week. If you haven't already seen tracking update emails in... Read more
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Hope all you Ever Cup backers received our postcard in the mail - we're thinking of you!
Merry Christmas and cozy greetings from the GIR Team! Voltaire and Ever... Read more
Hello from Seattle!
Brian and Sam spent the week at the Smart Kitchen Summit in Seattle, where Voltaire was a finalist in their Startup Showcase.
We didn’t win (need a fig-flavored caviar... Read more
We did it! THANK YOU THANK YOU
It's official: we're funded! Voltaire, Airvault, and the Ever Cups are headed into production. Whether you pledged $1 or $1000, we're so happy to have you along for the ride.... Read more
VIDEO UPDATE: The Ever Cup in action, plus... Voltaire goes to the zoo!
So excited to share this video of the Ever Cup in action - Christian (our Chief Creative Officer) brewed up a LOT of coffee this weekend and burned the midnight... Read more
Grind fineness comparison: Mazzer, Baratza, and Voltaire
We wanted to show you a comparison of grind fineness among three machines: the Mazzer Robur, Baratza Preciso, and Voltaire.
We're going to talk espresso for a minute, since it's... Read more
150K stretch goal! Silver, silver, and silver.
Heading into the last few days of the campaign, we thought it was only fitting to introduce a stretch goal. If we hit 150K, we'll be able to manufacture Voltaire... Read more
VIDEO UPDATE: The science of bean staling, in 3 minutes flat
We've spent a lot of time nerding out on how the science of coffee bean staling actually works. Pretty important stuff for us to know, right? Right.
We figured you... Read more
We made it! 100k and counting...
We knew 100k was a big goal, but you guys made it feel a lot less scary. Thank you so much for all the support, awesome comments and questions, and... Read more
Backer request: more Ever Cup details!
A few backers have asked for more details about the Ever Cups, so we put together some instructional sketches to call out our favorite features. Take a closer look:
And... Read more
First Look: The Ever Cup - a sustainable travel cup for grownups
Ever Cups have arrived! Check out these gorgeous photos of our newest prototypes.
Here’s what’s so special about the Ever Cup.
1. It’s a sustainable travel cup for grownups -... Read more
Rapid Prototyping Voltaire's Sensing Platform
Let's talk science.
By itself, Voltaire is a great grinder (and the Airvault is a slick bean container). Paired with a Sensing Platform, they will give you unprecedented insight into... Read more
Halfway there, halfway to go!
What a great first week! This is our fourth Kickstarter project and we've finally earned the much-coveted "Project We Love" badge from the Kickstarter team - fourth time's a charm!... Read more