A project in Boulder, CO by Karen Frame

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A hip, new shopping app that earns you cash while helping you find the healthy and sustainable brands you love - that's makeena!
Backers: 169
Average Pledge Per Backer: $120

Funded: $20,220 of $20,000
Dates: Nov 11th -> Dec 11th (30 days)
Project By: Karen Frame
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Latest News

YAY and YIPPEE! With 24 hours left, we hit our goal of $20k! A big thank you to EVERYONE!

December 10th - via:
WE HIT OUR GOAL!  I can't tell you how excited we are to have the support of all of you.   A huge heartfelt thanks to everyone for your pledge (big or small) and shares through Facebook, Twitter, and Email -- every pledge and share helped get us to... (Read More)

99% Funded with 26 Hours To Go

December 9th - via:
Good morning makeena backers, Can you believe we are almost there? We thank you again for your amazing support and for helping us spread the word! We could not have done this without you! If you want to help us achieve the last 1%, you can go into... (Read More)

97% Funded

December 9th - via:
Wow!  makeena's Kickstarter Campaign is almost funded at 97% with 42 hours to go! We just need $505 to reach our goal. Please consider pledging and then spreading the word. We would be forever grateful!  Happy Holidays!... (Read More)

80% Funded

December 8th - via:
Good Morning makeena Backers, Woo hoo!  Our Kickstarter campaign is 80% funded with 51 hours to go!  We need less than $4K to achieve our goal.  If everyone who has backed is able to find one person in their community to donate $25 we would be... (Read More)

140 incredible makeena Backers (and some really great press last week)....

December 4th - via:
We are now at 140 Backers! Yay!!! Thank you very much for everyone's support and pledge, but as you know, we are a long way from getting to our goal of $20k and it would help us even more if you could spread the word about our Kickstarter Campaign.... (Read More)

128 makeena Backers BUT we still have a long way to go to get to our goal....

December 4th - via:
Please help us by spreading the love (and word) that we need additional pledges! Thanks for your support! Karen  (Read More)

Two More makeena Charter Brands AGAIN Yesterday! Organilicious and Mocktails!

December 4th - via:
There are going to be so many fabulous brands for you to discover when we go live later this month! Check out Organilicious ( -- Organilicious produces a line of dips and spreads that are organic, non-GMO,... (Read More)

Thank You to EVERYONE Who Came Last Night to Our Kickstarter, Launch, & Holiday Party!!!

December 3rd - via:
MAKEENA PARTY! We had a blast at Galvanize on Pearl Street in Boulder!  Thank you, thank you, thank you for all of your support! A special thanks to makeena Charter Brands Sauvecito Tequila ( and NuBru Cold Pressed Coffee... (Read More)

DELICIOUS new makeena Charter Brands: Veggie-Gos & Growing Naturals!

December 3rd - via:
Check them out.  So excited to have them become part of makeena's history! - Their pea and brown rice protein powders provide a delicious alternative source of protein for anyone but especially for vegetarians, vegans, or... (Read More)

Loving our happy & healthy makeena Girls!

November 28th - via:
Please share makeena's Kickstarter Campaign with your friends and family.  We only have 10 days to go to reach our goal and we'd love your support!  (Read More)

Waiakea Springs Water -- Another Cool & Thirst-Quenching makeena Charter Brand On Board!!!

November 27th - via: I feel like I am in Hawaii.  Take a look at all of the great things Waiakea Springs Water is doing for the earth.  We are so very excited to have Waiakea Springs Water as a makeena Charter Brand.  Love the company,... (Read More)

Thanksgiving, Thank You, Vision, Goals, & Please Share

November 26th - via:
Karen Frame's personal video "thanks" this Thanksgiving to you and yours. Please share makeena's Kickstarter Campaign on your Facebook Page and/or Tweeting about it. Help us get to our $20k goal. #healthy #sustainable #affordable #accessible... (Read More)

110 makeena Backers....

November 26th - via:
Looking for a healthy and sustainable world! Special message to all tomorrow. :-)  (Read More)

Teeccino! America's #1 Coffee Alternative!

November 26th - via:
So excited to have Teeccino join us as a makeena Charter Brand1 Teeccino, America's #1 Coffee Alternative, is roasted and ground to brew and taste just like coffee. Coffee lovers desire Teeccino's nutritious health benefits with its natural energy... (Read More)

It's Not All About Makeena: For a Change of Pace - Flio Laptop Stand - Sustainably Designed

November 25th - via:
All,  Flio is a project I came across while working on makeena's Kickstarter Campaign. I think everyone on the makeena Team will be getting something from Flio for the Holidays!  (She says as she clears her throat....)... (Read More)

And the Winner Is...Drum Roll...Jeff Kendall...Former CU Student Extraordinaire & Now Engineer at Chevron in CA

November 23rd - via:
We are so honored to have surpassed the 100 backer mark this morning.  Kudos to Jeff for being #100! Yippee (and thanks)! Karen and Team makeena  (Read More)

Just two more makeena Backers before we hit 100! Who's going to be the Lucky 100?

November 22nd - via:
Please spread the word!  Thinking out loud what we'll do to celebrate Backer 100.... Suggestions?  (Read More)

Trespupusas is Newest makeena Brand!

November 20th - via:
Yummy!  Newest brand to sign up with makeena today -- love them. All natural, gluten-free, and DELICIOUS. Check them out!  (Read More)

Party!!! Save the Date - 12/2/14

November 18th - via:
Big Kickstarter Backer Appreciation party on Tuesday, December 2nd, 5 - 6:30 pm, at Galvanize in Boulder, 1035 Pearl Street, 5th Floor. Meet the team, eat healthy and yummy food! Enjoy the views of the Boulder Star from our decks. Looking forward to... (Read More)

Thank You to Our First 70 makeena Backers, Pledging $3,500

November 17th - via:
We are on our way to our goal of $20k, now funded at 17%!  Thank you to everyone who sees a healthier and more sustainable future! Karen and the makeena Team  (Read More)

60 Backers!!! Yippee!

November 17th - via:
From the sky this time! A big thank you from the air for your support of makeena's Kickstarter Campaign (yes, Karen is in a plane on her way to California). We are so in awe of all of your tremendous words of encouragement about what makeena is... (Read More)

makeena Backed at $3,000!

November 16th - via:
And, the shout out goes to Matt B. - another first class supporter of makeena.   We're going to change the way people shop! Yours in health and sustainability, Karen and the Rockstar makeena Team  (Read More)


November 16th - via:
Wa hoo!  Thank you to our first 50 backers!  You are helping us create a better you and a better world.  Would love your comments Backers.  Why did you back makeena?  Please share!  (Read More)

Another Milestone - We've Hit 40 makeena Backers!

November 14th - via:
We are so amazed at all of the support we have for building out makeena's features!  Please post comments about what you love about makeena.  We're listening!  (Read More)

OMG! 2 days in and 10% funded! On our way to a better app for a healthier you!

November 14th - via:
A big thank you to everyone who is backing makeena!  Yippee!  (Read More)

Whoop whoop! 30 makeena backers - helping us make it all happen!

November 12th - via:
We are loving it!  Thank you to the last set of 10 backers.  You are helping us build makeena in a big way! Appreciatively,  The ENTIRE makeena team  (Read More)

On our way to happy and healthy!

November 11th - via:
Thanks to the first 20 of you who have backed makeena!  Means so much to us and to a happier and healthy population.  Here's to you!  (Read More)

10 Backers!

November 11th - via:
Thank you!  We promise to make you proud. #healthy #sustainable #affordable #iphoneapp #changingthewaypeopleshop  (Read More)

First Pledge Goes To...

November 11th - via:
 Mike!  You rock!  (Read More)

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