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½ Smart Storage System

A project in Dover, DE by Team Botto

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The most satisfying storage container ever. Fill with food and press it down. You get a larger volume but with less air inside.
Backers: 1019
Average Pledge Per Backer: HK$738

Funded: HK$752,180 of HK$80,000
Dates: Jan 23rd -> Mar 9th (45 days)
Project By: Team Botto
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Latest News


March 8th - via:
These 45 days were amazing to Botto Design. This is our first product. This is our first crowdfunding campaign. We’ve learned a lot from this adventure and we are truly grateful for all your suggestions, support and pledges. I just can’t imagine... (Read More)


March 5th - via:
Hello backers,Thanks everyone for your support, suggestions and pledge throughout the campaign. There are only four days to go and I only want to let you know I LOVE YOU. Please help spread the word and tell you friends and family this is their last... (Read More)

Waste Not, Worry Not

March 2nd - via:
A hot day in China. The mercury reached 85°F / 30°C. Hello backers, This week, our production and QA specialist Kan is still at the factory. He is helping speeding up the fine-tuning of the mold to get the right feeling of the “click” on the... (Read More)

Back to the Factory.... Again

February 26th - via:
Don't sweat the details? But... why not? Hello backers, Last week, Kan was inspecting the incoming raw material at the factory to make sure what we use for the production is up to the standards. And at the beginning of this week, Kan is back to the... (Read More)

Because It All Comes Down to What It's Made Of...

February 21st - via:
On our way to the factory  Hello backers, As you may know, the Year of the Dog has just begun on Feb 16, 2018. During the Chinese New Year, 99.9999% of the Chinese offices and factories close for three to four working weeks. Our manufacturing... (Read More)

Happiness When Shared, Is 10% More! (Or Even More!)

February 19th - via:
Hello backers, Less than three weeks to go and we are now 500%+ funded! Thanks folks for all your support! What more can I say? My fellow backers, you must have received an email from me last Friday (or Saturday depending on your time zone). What is... (Read More)


February 16th - via:
  Hello backers! Another SUPER AWESOME news! The ½ Smart Storage System was just awarded the WINNER of the Asia Design Prize 2018! It is a highly recognized design award that focuses on product functionality, aesthetics and commercial values.... (Read More)

What Color Is... YOU?

February 12th - via:
Hello backers, Recently a number of backers asked me what color the ½ Smart Storage System will be. And my answer was always “a white lid, a gray gasket, and a transparent body.” Just like what the photos show. You may ask, “why white and... (Read More)

Product Development Is NOT Easy...

February 8th - via:
There are ups and downs in life. So is product development. A product may look straightforward, but no matter how simple it seems, there must be times we face difficulties. Today I’m going to talk about a very common plastic injection molding... (Read More)

Featured on Kinja Deals!

February 6th - via:
  Hello everyone! Our campaign keeps going great and today I want to share something with you. The ½ Smart Storage System is featured on Kinja Deals! If you haven't backed this fabulous product yet, click the link below, you will be able to get an... (Read More)

You Spoke. We Listened.

February 4th - via:
Hello backers, Thanks again everyone for your incredible support!  In the last update, I’ve mentioned that there were two new pledges introduced, namely the “Early Spotless Eight - 8 Units (US ONLY)” and the “Sweetie Spotless Eight - 8... (Read More)

50% OFF Shipping Cost for US / Best Deal for Everyone

February 4th - via:
To all backers:   This is a VERY IMPORTANT update so I would like you to read it through seriously. Because I'm going to talk about how you can spend LESS on backing this campaign. In other words, you will save money. Team Botto noticed that the... (Read More)

We’re 100% Funded!

February 2nd - via:
WE ARE FUNDED!Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who has supported us! We will keep going! Early Bird pledges are still available. Seize the moment! Don’t wait until it’s to late. I’m planning for the mass production right now. Stay tuned! I’ll... (Read More)

More Worms for the Early Birds!

February 2nd - via:
Hi backers and friends, We just decided to merge the LUCKY EARLY BIRD pledge with VERY EARLY BIRD pledge. That means, for those who want to back one unit, you’ll enjoy the same discount = $10 !!! Isn’t it awesome? Of course, I still strongly... (Read More)

BREAKING NEWS: 2018 Housewares Design Awards Winner!

January 31st - via:
  Hi guys, I'm so proud of you all! Why? Because you've made a smart decision! The ½ Smart Storage System was just named as the "BEST IN CATEGORY" in Countertop Kitchenware in Housewares Design Awards 2018! Besides Botto, four other products were... (Read More)

Thanks everyone!

January 23rd - via:
My dear backers, thanks a lot for your support! This is our first update and let’s keep it short and simple. It’s a great start and we will keep you informed of the campaign development. I can’t wait to ship you the ½ Smart Storage System... (Read More)

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