FuelBox launched its first product, the powerStation™ on May 31st,2014 on the crowdfunding websiteIndiegogo to an enthusiastic response. Simply put, the powerStation is the absolute best mobile device charger on the market – and the last one you’ll ever need to buy. With a home-based ‘Dock’ plus the boostPack™ portable battery, the powerStation provides the power to fuel your life both at home and on-the-go.
Team FuelBox was looking to raise $50,000, however in less than six weeks FuelBox successfully raised $71,000, more than 142 percent of its fundraising goal! In addition, FuelBox was featured on Indiegogo’s newsletter twice. The newsletter highlights the most interesting and innovative campaigns on their crowdfunding site.
To make things sweeter, the FuelBox campaign was entered into Indiegogo’s “Maker Challenge.” The “Maker Challenge,” is part of President Barack Obama’s White House program to encourage U.S.-based technology development and manufacturing, and promote innovation and entrepreneurship on the crowdfunding website. The competition is sponsored by Amazon & Autodesk and had more than 50 contestants competing for the award. Well, we are extremely excited to announce that FuelBox has been declared the winner of Indiegogo’s Maker Challenge!
As winners of Indiegogo’s Maker Challenge, FuelBox have won prize packages from both Amazon & Autdodesk including:
– Entrepreneurial mentorship from Amazon.
– A professional account subscription to Selling on Amazon
– Credit toward Fulfillment by Amazon
– Autodesk® Fusion 360™, an easy-to-use 3D CAD/CAM tool
Team FuelBox is now diligently with their manufacturing partners to begin their tooling process & head into production of FuelBox products. Learn more about Team FuelBox and the powerStation atwww.MyFuelBox.com or igg.me/at/FuelBox and pre-order yours today!