Myth & Goal

Thimble: Learn & Build Electronics w/ Monthly Delivered Kits

A project in New York, NY by Oscar Pedroso and David Brenner

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Create fun, electronic devices each month with guided tutorials and helpful community; first kit includes parts to build a wifi robot.
Backers: 1776
Average Pledge Per Backer: $167

Funded: $295,760 of $25,000
Dates: Dec 8th -> Feb 6th (60 days)
Project By: Oscar Pedroso and David Brenner
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Latest News

Two hours left until liftoff!

February 6th - via:
Hi all, We're doing one last push to spread the word about Thimble while the Kickstarter is still live for two more hours.  Please help us wrap up by sharing with your friends, family, or anyone that might be interested in learning electronics by... (Read More)

Thimble's nearly $300K crowdfunding campaign is nearly over. Now the work starts.

February 6th - via:
Buffalo-based Thimble's crowdfunding campaign is concluding after raising nearly $300,000, far more than its $25,000 goal. But that also means the startup company must be fully prepared to build and ship a large volume of product. They start shipping in April. (Read More)

Kit progress, future kits, and logo contest!

January 28th - via:
Hi all, We wanted to check in with you and fill you in on our progress over the last couple of weeks. We’ve certainly been busy and doing a final hustle as our Kickstarter comes to a finish. We have 9 days left! Despite that, we have a few exciting... (Read More)

Thimble Meets Katie Couric! Help us share the news!

January 18th - via:
So, we think this is really cool. You might not - but we met Katie Couric! Dave was actually shaking when he met her. The reason for that is simple - we grew up seeing her on television everyday. It's weird how much of an influence something... (Read More)

Both stretch goals unlocked! Woo-hoo!

January 8th - via:
Today marks the half way point in our 60 day campaign!  It is a pleasure to announce that we've reached our $200,000 goal in less than 30 days!  We're seriously blown away! Thank you so much! What does that mean for you? Any person that... (Read More)

Happy holidays + Stretch goal announcement!

December 25th - via:
Happy holidays from Thimble!  Dave and I just wanted to take time today to thank everyone for an extraordinary two weeks.  We would not be where we are without your backing and support.  As I write this update, we're at $151k+. It's truly humbling... (Read More)

FIRST STRETCH GOAL! We're thinking about adding a sensor to the robot kit and we want to hear from you!

December 19th - via:
We are 277% of our goal and just blown away by your support!  So far, we have raised almost $70,000 from 480 backers!  We cannot thank you enough!  This is incredible and we still have 49 days to go. We continue to be amazed at the extent of... (Read More)


December 11th - via:
Seriously don't know what to say! Because of you, we've reached our $25,000 goal in 53 hours! Your support is turning our dream into a reality and we are so grateful!  The campaign has exceeded our expectations but there are still 57 days to go! We... (Read More)

Buffalo-based startup rapidly hits Kickstarter goal with plenty of time to go

December 11th - via:
The Buffalo-based startup company will send subscribers a do-it-yourself maker project each month – such as a robot or a quadcopter – complete with a learning app that explains how to do the project. (Read More)

More than 60% of the way there thanks to you!

December 9th - via:
Wow! We really don't know what to say. So far, we've reached more than 60% of our goal going into Day 2.  Your support is turning our dream into a reality! We need your continued support to help share Thimble with the world. Please spread the word... (Read More)

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