On Thursday, Joshua presented the Lovlit Candle to about two-hundred people from the Orlando tech community. The response was encouraging as many people engaged with him during and after the presentation with lots of questions and interest. We are currently following-up with people we met at the meet-up and hope to build connections with potential … More Lovlit Presented at Orlando Tech Meet-up!
This morning we launched our Kickstarter campaign. Let’s see what happens!
Over the last few weeks we have been re-designing the Lovlit for production and have made significant changes to the design of the Lovlit Candle’s parts so that they can easily be manufactured. We have started making silicone molds to make our first 25 candles to help us refine the design for mass production. The … More Making Molds
Hey All! Over the last month we have been diligently working to prepare for the Kickstarter campaign. Our goal is to build 25 Lovlit Candles to prepare for high-volume production. To achieve this, Joshua is now working on the Lovlit Candle full-time and we have increased our team size to five people. We’ve added two engineers … More Designing for Production
Hey all! We are in the process of preparing to launch a Kickstarter campaign. Our plan is to launch the campaign towards the middle of July. This weekend the team met in Atlanta to start filming our Kickstarter promotional video. A huge THANK YOU to Taylor Burch, Jack Zehler, Zane Coffin, Shelby Jones, and Bobby Bradley for all … More Making the Kickstarter Video!
On Friday night we won Third Place in the Space Coast Pitch Series Finals. We competed against nine other teams for “the most investable” idea, as determined by a panel of judges that included successful entrepreneurs, investors and IP lawyers. We had 60 seconds to pitch and a few minutes for follow-up questions. Lovlit Candle Pitch … More Third Place in Space Coast Pitch Series!
We want to extend a special Thank You to all of those that have contributed to help us through the first phase. We have been tremendously encouraged by the overall response. All together, you helped us meet our goal by raising $5,970. That is awesome! Thank you. Here are the winners for the early contribution raffle … More Early Contribution Report:
On Friday evening we were voted #1 at the Space Coast Pitch Series – a local event series to help innovators get the resources they need to realize their vision. This means we will be competing on Friday, May 8th at the Final round in front of a panel of judges to compete for cash awards and … More First Place in Semi-Final Round of Space Coast Pitch Series!
We took the Lovlit Candle to One Spark, the World’s Largest Crowdfunding festival held in Jacksonville, Florida. Over the five days of the event, we had the opportunity to share the Lovlit Candle concept with over 1,000 people! We raised about $330 in funding and a lot of public awareness about what we are doing. … More One Spark Festival!
Over the last few days we installed the electronics into both candle prototypes. A special thanks to Butch Bragg for making our electrical contacts for the charging functionality. Thanks, Butch, the parts work perfectly! Now its on to programming! Stay tuned for more progress updates.