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Arist: Brews Coffee Like The Best Baristas Anytime Anywhere

A project in San Francisco, CA by Arist

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The Arist coffee machine brews coffees like the world's best baristas at the tap of a smartphone.
Backers: 2519
Average Pledge Per Backer: $336

Funded: $845,139 of $120,000
Dates: Oct 24th -> Nov 24th (32 days)
Project By: Arist
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Latest News

Moving Forward

November 20th - via:
Hi Everyone,  We have received feedback from our patent lawyer about our current situation. We have been strongly advised to keep our exposure of Arist the machine, usage, workflow, and design to a minimum, as it will lower our chances of getting... (Read More)


November 19th - via:
The PastIn the beginning (of 2013), Benson and Nelson came up with the idea of a Smart Café. They envisioned a café where the customer can choose, customize, and pay for their order before their arrival; thus eliminating wait time. Nelson, the ever... (Read More)

Help needed

November 19th - via:
Hi Everyone, As Jerry has written over 10,000 words in the comments section, we believe he may be the backer that wants an Arist the most, or is he? As we strive to create a machine that is aimed at satisfying as many people as possible, Jerry is... (Read More)

Last Stretch Goal Reached?

November 19th - via:
Hi Everyone,  700k!!! Thank you so much!  We’ve reached our last stretch goal!  That’s it???  WAIT… there’s more.  ColorsFor Standard Edition, we will have a total of 8 colors to choose from (we will ask you before we build your version... (Read More)

Why we stand firm

November 17th - via:
Hi Everyone, We’ve received a few requests to remove the cover of the machine to show its internal working parts. We understand that this is the easiest way to solve the problem, but unfortunately, we cannot do that.  At first, we wanted to... (Read More)

Q & A

November 15th - via:
Hi Everyone, Thanks for believing in us. After our last update, our pledges have increased by 70% in the last two days to 568% of our pledge goal. We couldn’t have done this without all of your support. We are glad so many of you liked our video.... (Read More)

Awesome Stuff: Coffee, The Other Kickstarter

November 15th - via:
For this week's awesome stuff we start your Saturday out the right way: with some coffee. Or, more accurately, some new crowdfunded coffee makers, divided into three categories. (Read More)

The $600k Milestone, WOOT!

November 14th - via:
Hi Everyone, The long awaited update is here. We would like to share with you how Arist works with the patent pending (finally) NFC workflow. We apologize for the delay. As of earlier today we have successfully submitted our patent application,... (Read More)


November 3rd - via:
Hi everyone, This is not the major update, but a reminder that the update with news and video will be posted today before 8pm PST.  We want to apologize for the miscommunication we’ve had in the past. We will do better now and in the future. One... (Read More)

The Best Kickstarter Projects For Week Ending October 31 2014

October 31st - via:
A look back on the week's best crowdfunding campaigns. (Read More)

15 Genius Ideas on Kickstarter Right Now

October 31st - via:
A latte machine that allows you to brew a cuppa with a click of your phone, a computer game more addicting than Candy Crush and edible coffee — oh my! (Read More)

Now On Kickstarter, Arist Is A Barista In A Machine

October 28th - via:
Arist wants to turn your kitchen into a cafe by brewing almost any coffee drink. Arist grinds beans and pour shots at the right time, and its smartphone app can remember your favorite drink recipes, find new ones, and finetune things like water temperature and syrup quantity. Arist can even remember certain coffee cups with the aid of an NFC sticker. (Read More)

Campaign Funded Over 300%!

October 24th - via:
Thank you Hi Everybody! We have already surpassed triple our original target, all due to everyone’s continuous support! THANKS!  In this update, we will address some feedback we received in our comments, private messages, and email. Also we will... (Read More)

Coffee Maker Arist Hits Kickstarter to Become the Ultimate Coffee Maker; Reaches Over $14,000 First Few Hours

October 24th - via:
Ready to challenge baristas from all over the world, the creators of the coffee maker, Arist, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $120,000. (Read More)

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