Kickstarter has been the pioneering company in the crowd-sourcing revolution. Ideas from everyday inventors get validated and funded by random people on the internet who want to see the product come to fruition as much as the creators want to make these products come to fruition.
Many businesses have been started through a Kickstarter campaign.
Kickstarter works because it’s a combination of market validation coupled with immediate money. The creators simply have to pitch the idea and market the product well.
Kickstarter and Amazon
As part of Amazon’s startup initiative ‘Launchpad’, the e-commerce behemoth has tied up with Kickstarter to bring Kickstarter’s products to everyday consumers.
Although products that are launched in Kickstarter generate a lot of income, they cannot keep the sales numbers high because they do not have a good distribution channel for their products after the buzz of the campaign has tapered down.
This is where Amazon comes into the picture. This amalgamation between Kickstarter and Amazon has brought about some unique products that we are going to cover today…
Check Out These 9 Amazing Products from Kickstarter on Amazon
BetterBack is a must-have product for anyone who is working from home. This product costs only $59 & it corrects your back posture while sitting.
Here are the features:
- BetterBack Back Support Belt – This back posture straightener allows you to effortlessly sit ergonomically in any chair.
- Perfect Posture Every Time – Gone are the days of back pain from sitting slouched at your desk. Start sitting with correct back posture and have proper back support.
- Lightweight, Easy To Use – The posture correcting support offers easy to use features and folds up to fit inside your bag or purse so you can use it at home or at the office.
- Reverses Years Of Bad Posture – This posture corrector fixes years of bad slouching habits. Start standing taller and feeling more confident by using the BetterBack support belt.
- SHARK TANK APPROVED – This back brace is the original product that appeared on Shark Tank, where all of the sharks wanted in on this back support.
Be wary of counterfeiters, if it doesn’t say BetterBack, it is a knockoff.
Prynt is an amazing and mind blowing device that is a must have for any photo lover.
Prynt doubles up as a phone case that prints high-quality photos that you take on your iPhone, instantly.
When you attach your phone to Prynt and take a photo, you get a (stickable) printed version of that photo. The even crazier part is, when you take a photo of the printed image, you can see a video version of that image on your phone.
3. The Dash by Bragi
The Dash is a “truly wireless” earphone set. If Apple’s new wireless earphones were designed well, they would look like The Dash.
The best part about The Dash is that you can upload music directly to the device which has up to 4GB of storage. This frees the user from needing to carry around other devices.
There is a built-in sensor which measures heart rate and heart cadence (among other things).
The earphones last for up to 3 hours per charge.
4. Click & Grow Indoor Smart Herb Garden
Most of us like plants in the house. They bring a calming effect to our surroundings.
But the problem with plants and urban living is we don’t necessarily have the time to take care of them or even know to do it properly.
Click & Grow is a very special device because it brings technology and nature together and binds them seamlessly. You pour water into the device and plug it into an electrical outlet. The seed and soil and the water work together in an optimal way to grow the plant.
You can grow fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, and all kinds of other plants with this device.
They also provide an application that tells you how to take care of the plant as well as giving tips and tricks on gardening.
5. Beam- Smart Projector
Beam is one of those products that’ll fit right into your home and can be useful in more ways than one. It’s a projector that screws into any light socket which you can “beam” content from.
You can use it to show movies, media from applications, and other various pieces of content. You can even use Beam to display a message when someone comes home.
The best part is that Beam comes with an LED light, making it an actual lamp.
6. Go Comb
When everyday objects are reinvented and made more efficient, then you have products like Go Comb.
Go Comb is a handy comb and a bottle opener that can seamlessly fit into your wallet. It’s the size of a credit card, and the utility factor is high because of its dual functionality.
7. Boombox by Outdoor Tech
The turtle shell boombox is here.
First of all, Outdoor Tech’s Boombox is an incredibly good looking, rugged device.
It is waterproof; you can literally pour water on it and it won’t stop functioning. This is because of the IPX-5 standards that it is known for.
It gives you 16 hours of playback along with charging of multiple electronic devices. It’s portable and also mountable. It has easy to carry handles that are seamlessly molded into the device.
This is a must have for frequent travelers.
8. Sammy Screamer
The Sammy Screamer is an interesting twist to the trackable device market.
A lot of you may know about Tile, which helps you track your lost items. The Sammy Screamer is like Tile, but with a twist.
The focus here is to let the user know if any of their items have been moved. You can attach the Sammy Screamer to your cupboard and find out if anybody has opened it. Likewise, you can attach it to anything with its magnetized back.
There is also a phone application that notifies you about the object’s movement. It has a battery life of 3 months.
9. P.MAI Valetta Backpack
The P.MAI Valetta Backpack has managed to find a niche in the extremely crowded women’s fashion market. They need to get an award just for this!
Coming to the product, they’ve made a backpack that is both stylish and functional. According to the founder, backpacks for women are either stylish or functional, but they aren’t both. But this product is both and is perfect for the working woman.
Although it is on the expensive side, it makes up for it in style and comfort.
Kickstarter and Amazon Teaming Up
Kickstarter and Amazon getting together is really good for the whole world. When inventors see their products being used widely, then more creators come up with better technology. This advances the world in many ways and brings efficiency and comfort to everyday life.
If you had to buy one product from this list, what would it be and why? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below!