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Gravity: The Weighted Blanket for Sleep, Stress and Anxiety

A project in Brooklyn, NY by John Fiorentino
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A weighted blanket engineered to be 10% of your body weight to naturally reduce stress and increase relaxation.
Backers: 23805
Average Pledge Per Backer: $199

Funded: $4,729,263 of $21,500
Dates: Apr 26th -> May 30th (35 days)
Project By: John Fiorentino
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Latest News

It's raised over $4m on Kickstarter, but are weighted blankets worth the hype?

June 9th - via: canberratimes.com.au
It claims to improve sleep and reduce anxiety levels. (Read More)

Why $200 Adult Security Blankets Are A Stroke Of Startup Genius

June 5th - via: fastcompany.com
The Gravity blanket raised over $4.7 million on Kickstarter by nailing a formula most startups don’t. (Read More)

24 HOURS TO GO!!!

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi backers, It's hard to believe we're in the home stretch—just 24 hours to go! If you have friends and family who could benefit from Gravity Blanket but haven't backed us yet, this will be their last chance to buy it at a heavily discounted rate.... (Read More)

4 Days Left! (Updates, Fun Test Video, Have a Great Holiday Weekend!)

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Kickstarter community, Thanks again for all the love and support. Before the holiday season kicks off we wanted to share with you a special video of strangers trying out the blanket that we made in Union Square Park here in New York City! You'll... (Read More)

Gravity Weighted Blanket Raises Over $4 Million Via Kickstarter

May 26th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
A new blanket called Gravity which launched on the Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, has raised over $4 million thanks to over 20,000 backers (Read More)

Video Update! (manufacturing, referral program, final days)

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone! First off, I wanted to send a heartfelt thank you to all those who pledged to Kickstarter for supporting my dream in launching the gravity blanket! Our team has decided to no longer offer our referral program so that we can focus... (Read More)

Only Eight Days Left: Be a Part of Our Success!!!

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! We’re coming up on the close of our campaign - only eight days le. It’s been such a wild ride. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would see one of my projects featured on the Today Show (who would have guessed Al Roker would be... (Read More)

New Gravity Travel Blanket Lessens Stress While Sleeping, Lets You Feel Hugged

May 15th - via: travelerstoday.com
A Kickstarter project is making waves and it's a weighted blanket that's designed to lessen stress and anxiety of people who use it while sleeping. This is because the materials on the blanket make the person feel like they're hugged. (Read More)

We're Almost Halfway!!!!

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys! Happy Friday. It’s been an absolutely crazy week, and my team and I continue to be overwhelmed by the love and support from the community. There are a few questions we’ve been getting asked frequently in the comments and messages, and... (Read More)

‘Gravity’ Deep Sleep Blanket: $169 Heavy Comforters Weighing Up To 25 Pounds Raise $1.8 Million On Kickstarter

May 5th - via: inquisitr.com
The Kickstarter campaign named Gravity: The Weighted Blanket for Sleep, Stress and Anxiety is gaining not only plenty of attention online, but plenty of money from interested buyers. (Read More)

Community Survey. For Real This Time

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Our last link didn't work. Please see below!    (Read More)

We Need Your Input!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Happy Thursday!  We're going to start doing updates a few times a week to keep you posted on the status of our project. We're so eager to be sharing progress with you, and give more insight into the future of Gravity.  And so, we're... (Read More)

Thanks a Million!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
I can't believe when I woke up the other day that we had surpassed one million in pledges. The team and I are STUNNED and so grateful for your support.  We have a few updates that will hopefully address some of the more frequently asked questions... (Read More)

Thank You For an Incredible Week 1!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All,Thank you all so much for this incredible support! We are absolutely thrilled with the overwhelmingly positive response people are having towards our product and mission. This is a product that can really help so many people and we would love... (Read More)

Wow.

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Backers, We just passed $250,000!We are FLOORED by the response to this campaign! Thank you all so much for supporting our dream of bringing the weighted blanket to the general public!  We spent the past few months sitting on our couches under... (Read More)

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