POLAR PEN - both tool and toy. Pen/Stylus made from MAGNETS

A project in Waterloo, Canada by Andrew Gardner

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POLAR is the world's first modular pen made from MAGNETS. This beautifully simple product will transform into endless possibilities.
Backers: 14251
Average Pledge Per Backer: $57

Funded: $817,089 of $14,000
Dates: Sep 10th -> Oct 16th (37 days)
Project By: Andrew Gardner
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Latest News

Magnetic pen in $790K fundraiser may face ban

October 16th - via: cbc.ca
KITCHENER-WATERLOO, CAN - Andrew Gardner of Waterloo, Ont., says he was only trying to raise $14,000 to manufacture his modular magnetic pen when he started his Kickstarter campaign, which he says has brought in more than $790,000, but has also attracted some unwanted attention from Health Canada. (Read More)


October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Backers!Thank you all for your feedback, support, suggestions and encouragement. We didn’t foresee some of the issues that have arisen but want to reiterate that we are committed to creating and shipping a high quality product while finding the... (Read More)

Information for Backers

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers , Thank you everyone for your amazing support of the POLAR pen project. We have received notification from Health Canada that our product may potentially fall into the category of “magnet set” such as Buckyballs and Nanodots, which... (Read More)

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October 11th - via: webdesignerdepot.com
All creatives have great ideas, it’s what we live for; that moment of inspiration at 4am that sees you leaping from bed and rushing to your desk is the excitement that makes life worthwhile. (Read More)

Polar Pen/Stylus Combo May Set A Canadian Kickstarter Record

October 10th - via: crowdfundinsider.com
Innovative pens tend to do fairly well on rewards-based crowdfunding web sites like Kickstarter, and the Polar Pen is no exception. The “world’s first modular pen made from magnets” has raised CAD $700,000 with a week left in the campaign. (Read More)

Project Update

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers Thank you for your encouragement and continued support. We are presently still on track for both our first and second production runs. This project has blown past any of our wildest expectations! Due to the rapid speed and growth of... (Read More)

Polar - Magnet Pen

October 7th - via: wasabimountain.com
The Polar is a completely new modular pen made out of magnets. Offered in two high quality finishings of either gold (24K) or silver (pure) the pen is as visually stimulating as it is fun. Watch in the Kickstarter video as the pen is pulled apart and seemingly re-asembles itself magically, the same magnetic function allows the pen to be used in many other variations as well. Being modular means its just a small magnetic attachment that transforms the pen into a stylus for your tablet or phone. (Read More)

Massive Mile Stone

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
$300,000 and climbing. Thank you to all our backers for making this dream a reality and turning POLAR into an amazing success. We have all hands on deck working to produce the pens in an efficient manner to get product out as soon as possible. We... (Read More)

First Production Run Sold Out!

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
The response to the pen has been phenomenal.  We have virtually sold out of our product that has been ordered for the first production run.  We have posted new rewards with a delivery date of February Thank you to all of our early supporters!  (Read More)

Week one has been a success.

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
It has been one week since the launch of POLAR and it has surpassed all of our expectations. We are thrilled with the support and enthusiasm we have had from our backers! The first orders have been made and we are still on track to have product... (Read More)

POLAR pen in 60 seconds

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Here is condensed video showing all of POLAR's amazing features in 60 seconds.   (Read More)

First 48h and New Reward

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, thank you all for your early support. The first 48 hours have been amazing and we are thrilled with your response to the POLAR pen project. We are very excited to get started in producing your pens.  The overwhelming amount of feed back has... (Read More)

We did it..

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for your support. It is amazing how quickly our goal was reached and we are thrilled with the reception the pen has had. We are excited to be able to move forward with the manufacturing of the POLAR pen and make this product a reality. I... (Read More)

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