2015: The Year of the SPOR
As we wrap up 2015, we reflect on what an incredible year it has been. We want to take time upfront to thank everyone again for their support.... Read more
SPOR Leaving Home (for Yours)
What a Fall
If you are in the US & haven’t got your SPOR yet, there is a good chance it is in the picture above. We had a bit... Read more
Shells in the House!
The day has finally come. After all the preparation, engineering, testing (and extreme patience on behalf of you, our backers) our injection molded shells have finally arrived, and... Read more
Mold Update and SPOR 101
About time for another update! What a hectic summer it's been for us putting the final touches on the product as we roll into delivery. We’re learning... Read more
A Brief Update On All Things Shell-y
Injection Molded Shells
We took a trip up to our manufacturer Echo Moldings in New Jersey today, where Rob showed us around the facility. If you’ve ever wondered how manufacturers... Read more
Approaching the Finish Line
Sincerest apologies for the Kickstarter Update radio silence over the month of June. Time flies when you're working your ass off...or having fun...or both! We have lots to share... Read more
As building & shipping continues, SPOR HQ excitement is at an all time high and it's becoming apparently clear who played with lego and who played with K'NEX as a... Read more
The Building Begins
The ever elusive PCBs have started to arrive at SPOR HQ, it's game time! We're a HUGE step closer to delivering your SPORs and getting you the clean, portable energy... Read more
As things continue to really pick up momentum at SPOR HQ, we took some time to reflect on where we're at, and how we got here. Over the past year,... Read more
SPOR HQ Developments
Originally, no one was more frustrated about a late delivery than us. With so many moving parts out of our control, trying to manage them all with a January deadline... Read more
New SPOR Update!
As development (of the business, product and ourselves) continues, we are reminded of the above quote by Thomas Edison. We clearly see the opportunity in front of us, and you... Read more
Happy Holidays Backers!
We know you're excited to receive your rewards, so here's the skinny:
Our first order of cables are on their way to us to pull,... Read more
Comparing Apple to Oranges
November was a busy month for us on several fronts. Allow us to give you an overview of the project at this point.
- We have batteries... Read more
First and foremost, a BIG thank you to everyone who has already filled out the BackerKit survey! We are 82% of the way there.
As for the other... Read more
It's Reward Survey Time!
In order to make your Spor delivery run as smoothly as possible, we need your help.
We will be sending you an email today with a special link to... Read more
Spor: The Latest and Greatest Developments
As we edge closer towards Spor delivery, we have some exciting updates to announce:
We have received our final sample inserts and have started the production process... Read more
Manufacturing and Other Good Stuff
I wanted to bring it back to the process we are going through trying to turn an idea for a product into reality, Manufacturing. Building a product is a step... Read more
Reflection: Day 8
Johnny Carson’s “New York Minute” (defined as the time taken between a Manhattan traffic light turning green and the car behind you honking its horn) sure ain’t got nothing on... Read more
Reflection: Day 6
Only in China
1 for the money
2 for the show
We woke up at 8 o'clock,
Ready to go.
Downstairs to the deli
Lattes and sweet bread
Back upstairs... Read more
Day 4 Reflection - Jason
This morning started off slow as our legs screamed in pain and soreness from the past two days. Somewhere between climbing a staircase mountain and exploring dozens of floors of... Read more
It's Go Time!
We just touched down in Hong Kong and are making our way to Shenzhen in order to start visiting factories and sourcing components for Spor production.
What's on our mind... Read more
We're Headed to China!
That's right- we're on the plane right now headed to Hong Kong and then Shenzen; the manufacturing capital of the world. While there, we'll be recording... Read more
The Hustle and Bustle
Thanks to everyone that pledged; we are fully funded! Sweet! So what next?
Well, let's take a look at some of the highlights of the next few months as... Read more
Dear People of Planet Earth,
Thanks to the people who supported Spor on Kickstarter, we are all one step and $112,000 closer to helping the world become a better place.... Read more
3's The Lucky Number
New Video Release!
Check out our 15 second clip on abandoning the outlet! Share if you like it to spread the power!
We just signed Spor up for... Read more
Seeds & Kangaroos
Most packaging is thrown into the trash as waste. We want you to throw ours onto the ground as life. Because of our love for the environment and... Read more
I'm Bringing Beepers Back
Thanks to you all, the messages (and the power) have been spreading! We received this from one of our Facebook friends.
And because of it, we're making these as a... Read more
FREE USB cable and Wall Adapter now included!
Due to the feedback, we reached out to our suppliers and have decided to add a FREE USB cable (6ft) and 2-Port AC Wall adapterto each order! It's our way... Read more
A New Tier for Makers
To all our friends and backers,
We are almost 50% of the way to our goal (42.7% at the current moment) and we could not be more excited. The next... Read more
Featured in Tech Crunch - You all are Amazing!
We just wanted to let you know that your support inspired the Tech Crunch feature today. Thank you all - let's keep the momentum up and getting the... Read more