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Lace Anchors 2.0: A simple design for simple people.

A project in Anacortes, WA by Charles Harris

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Goodbye bow knots! This is the end of tying shoelaces. Just slip your feet in and your out the door. Never tie your shoes again!
Backers: 9565
Average Pledge Per Backer: $15

Funded: $146,288 of $9,500
Dates: Feb 20th -> Mar 25th (33 days)
Project By: Charles Harris
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March 20th - via:
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Still missing surveys

April 5th - via:
Hello Everyone! We are getting closer and I am still missing alot of the surveys.  Without the survey completed I will not have your address and your shipment will not go out until I receive address.  Please check your emails from 3/27/2013.  It... (Read More)

Ready for packaging!

March 30th - via:
Ok, we are ready for packaging!  All components are at the packaging facility and we are in line for fulfillment.  There is a 10 day window on when they will start packaging, but I believe they are going to start early.  I will keep you guys up to... (Read More)

Concerns and questions before the END!

March 22nd - via:
Question:  Can I order more than 9 packs?   Answer:   We will multiply your reward according to your pledge amount.  If you Pledge $40.00 you will receive 18 packs and so on.  I know some of you are pledging more than the pledge amount just to... (Read More)

Packaging Proof and need backers support!

March 20th - via:
Hey everyone!  Ok I got the artwork proof for our packaging yesterday!  Everything is still rolling along smoothly!  You can see the picture of the proof below.  What your looking at is the front and back (with instructions) of the packet, it's... (Read More)

Deleted Update do to complaints

March 15th - via:
Sorry guys.  I will not include any personal experiences of mine other than what has to do with Lace Anchors, and unfortunately I will no longer even mention another project.  I have to much time, money, and hard work to jeopardize my project.... (Read More)

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March 13th - via:
After backing over 20 projects, I can officially say that I am obsessed with Kickstarter. I wrote a blog post about it last year in April, but so many new things have happened since then! For those who haven’t heard about Kickstarter, it’s basically a place where people can create projects to get funded. Whether they are in production or near completion, the creators are obligated to complete their project and reward Backers. Each Backer pledges a certain amount and receive different tiers of rewards. (Read More)

Lace Anchors Production Video!!

March 11th - via:
Hey everybody! So I woke up at 4:00 am drove to the manufacturing plant, shot the video, learned a little, jumped back in the truck and drove home!  Walked in gave my family some love and went straight to editing and uploading.  It's not the best... (Read More)

Manufacturer update! Hit the 100k mark!

March 10th - via:
WOOOOO HOOOOO! We hit the 100k mark! So awesome, the power of Kickstarter + Awesome backers! I will be heading to the Manufacturer tomorrow EARLY in the morning to get some footage of actual production it's a pretty long trip. It's great to have an... (Read More)

Manufacturer Visit this Saturday or Monday!

March 6th - via:
Ok guys, going to shoot some video and take pictures of the Lace Anchors 2.0 as they come out of the mold!  Hopefully I will have a set time and date tomorrow.  Should be pretty cool, it's an amazing facility!  Thank you guys again for being so... (Read More)

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March 4th - via:
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Really need info from our backers!

March 4th - via:
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Lace Anchors Eliminate The Need To Tie Your Shoes

February 27th - via:
Tying shoelaces is no fun. Having those knots loosen while you're running, walking or shooting hoops is even worse. For the most part, we put up with it because it takes under a minute to get done. But let's be honest -- tying shoelaces is a chore we can do without. That's exactly what the Lace Anchors are for. (Read More)

Shoelace Anchors

February 26th - via:
There are a lot of important problems in the world that need solving. Waking up every morning and having to tie your shoes before you leave for the day is probably not one of them… but it’s still a giant pain in the ass. (Read More)

Lace Anchors 2.0

February 25th - via:
Lace Anchors 2.0 is taking donations on kickstarter. Stay informed on the latest sneaker release information and news with Nice Kicks. (Read More)

Lace Anchors 2.0: A simple design for simple people

February 25th - via:
Here's a super interesting Kickstarter campaign I just came across called Lace Anchors 2.0. It's a simple and clever way of keeping your shoes fastened constantly without the worry of them loosening. Simple little innovations like this can spark new and even better ways to deal with these type of situation, so i'm looking forward to seeing how this develops and if anyone can take it further, perhaps even incorporating it into the design the shoe somehow. (Read More)

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