May the Fourth Be With You!
On this day last year we launched our Kickstarter campaign. What a doozy! We're still plugging away on rewards, but we wanted to thank all those of you who made... Read more
Shipping. (Yay!) For some. (Boo.)
This will be quick because we need every second for your rewards.
A few more manufacturing challenges in December set us back again, but we are furiously building... Read more
Parts Are on the Way
Happy Friday, everyone. It's the perfect day for a Rainsaber in NYC--crisp, cloudy, and drizzly. Under these conditions, the umbrella is a hoot. We can't wait to get them into... Read more
Our surveys are out. Thank you to all who have responded! However, 34 of you have yet to reply. Tsk-tsk. When you get a chance, take a minute... Read more
Hi everyone, we’re sorry to report we hit a snag with our survey today. Fortunately, the good folks at BackerKit caught our mistake before we sent it out. We will... Read more
Meet Rainsaber One
What a time to be alive!
The last month I've been hard at work designing a new Rainsaber handle, and I'm pleased to share the results with you. Behold!
This... Read more
Sign of Life
Hello, backers! It's a beautiful day here in NYC. Our Brand Ambassador mostly slept through the night, the weather is breezy and cool, and we've finally found the time to... Read more
One week since our campaign succeeded, and we're already well on our way. We have several neat updates:
1) Rainsaber is officially trademarked! That's right, we received our U.S.P.T.O certification... Read more
To all friends, family, kind strangers of the internet, and Kickstarter: Thank you! You are just as crazy as us. We could not have done this without your trust and... Read more
48-Hour Father's Day Special
Forty-eight hours. Empires have fallen in less time. We can do this!
Important reminder: Father's Day lands in two weeks. Don't be like us and forget every year. We've created... Read more
Stay On Target...
We're so close. 85% and counting. At this point all we need is 27 more pledges at the $155 reward level, or 4,283 at the $1 level, or some combination... Read more
The Final Countdown
Good morning, backers. We have five days left in the campaign. We are so close to our goal, but anything can happen. Some folks cancel their pledges in the final... Read more
Blade Test--And the Results Are In.
As promised in yesterday's update, you can watch me test the blade tubes in the video below. If you're short on time, here is the TLDW (Too Long Didn't Watch):... Read more
Great news, everyone--we hit 100 backers. (101, actually, but who's bragging?) That means 100 of you brave souls out there responded to the call to arms. The alliance against the... Read more
New Campaign Video
We've got a new look! Thanks to your feedback, we refreshed the campaign video with an eye to make it punchier. We cut some of the story behind Rainsaber and... Read more
Good morning, folks. (To those in the continental USA.) We are already hard at work in the editing bay snazzing up our campaign video. We have only fourteen more days... Read more
A Special Message from Our Brand Ambasador
Translation: To all our backers thus far, thank you for your support! We are on track to meet our goal thanks to your leap of faith. And to our friends... Read more
50%! (And Other News)
We scaled that troublesome half-way hump! Now it’s a race to the finish before the clock runs out.
We’re learning just how difficult it is for even original, crazy-cool products... Read more
New Hilt for Kids!
We are pleased to announce a new hilt design--The Master. With a 6" handle and 34" canopy, this size is perfect for children or those who want a smaller profile.... Read more
1/3 of the Way!
Great news, folks! It's only Day 3, and we're already 33.3333333333333333333333% of the way to reaching our goal. Remember that Rainsaber delivers by the holiday season this year. Be wise... Read more