Veil of Ruin

SunJack® Solar Charger - Portable Energy Independence

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Harold Tan

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Never run out of power - charge 8 iPhones or 1.4 iPads with only 5 hours of sunlight. Ready to ship this summer!
Backers: 413
Average Pledge Per Backer: $147

Funded: $60,617 of $33,000
Dates: Apr 12th -> May 15th (33 days)
Project By: Harold Tan
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Latest News

Stretch Goal Reached! Free Weatherproof Sleeve For All SunJack Backers!

May 13th - via:
Wow, we just crossed our $50,000 mark - an increase of over 50% of our campaign goal in one week!  I've already initiated the production run, so the solar cells have been ordered and your SunJacks are being manufactured as you read this :) We've... (Read More)

Independence vs Interdependence, Solar & Wind Together

May 11th - via:
Today in Los Angeles we celebrate Mother's day, and give thanks for everything our moms have done for us. Growing up we go through phases where we want to become "independent" and our own person, yet, mothers are such an integral part of life that we... (Read More)

Help Us Stretch to $50k for a Free Weatherproof Sleeve!

May 7th - via:
6mm thick durable sleeve that doesn't impact performance. Tested against water with my own phone! You asked for it, so we're delivering!  We found a way to easily weatherproof your SunJack with a specially tailored plastic sleeve. With your... (Read More)

Goal Reached! Ready to Stretch? :)

May 7th - via:
SunJack is being tested by skydivers - here it is next to a skydiving parachute rig! Congratulations Everybody!  We Did It! :)We reached 100% funding with over a week to go.  Now the team is discussing what we can do with a stretch goal.  We'd... (Read More)

Useful Solar Power for Everyone

Today I am pleased to be joined by Harold Tan who is here to talk to us about his invention the SunJack® Solar Charger. (Read More)

It's the final countdown!

May 4th - via:
9 Days Left, Over 90% Funded!We hit a tipping point last week and had our biggest day on May 1st with 38 backers and almost $5k in funding.  Please help us cross the 100% threshold by sharing this campaign with your network! Here's an easy link to... (Read More)

Behind The Scenes - Lessons in CrowdFunding

April 28th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

SunJack featured on, demoed at Stronghold Climbing Gym

April 27th - via: It's been an exciting weekend for us!  Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) of recently covered our Kickstarter campaign.  This has helped boost us close to... (Read More)

SunJack Goes to Mindshare!

April 23rd - via:
Last night we were selected to present SunJack at Mindshare's monthly event in downtown Los Angeles alongside other entrepreneurs, scientists, and designers. There was a lot of positive feedback including interest in international partnerships.... (Read More)

Happy Earth Day!

April 22nd - via:
SunJack allows you to power your mobile devices with an unlimited, renewable resource - the Sun.  However if your whole house isn't solar powered, here are five quick tips to save energy:#1 - Keep it unplugged. Anything that requires using the... (Read More)

SunJack Durabilty Testing

April 17th - via:
We had some questions about how durable the SunJack was, so we decided to show some videos of dropping it on concrete, jumping on it, and driving over it with a car.  Check out the videos! Concrete Drop Test Drive Test  Are there any other tests... (Read More)

Backer Only Update - Early Bird Specials

April 16th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

10% Down, 90% to Go!

April 15th - via:
We've passed the 10% mark, thanks to the support of friends, family, and early Kickstarter adopters.  Today we start reaching out to press and media and share our story en mass - to gadget geeks, outdoor enthusiasts, and eco-conscious folk.  The... (Read More)

SunJack goes to Coachella Music Festival!

April 14th - via:
Untether from the charging crowds We were able to successfully avoid the masses at the charging stations thanks to SunJack. When you're at an event like this, phones drain quickly as you're communicating with friends, taking pictures, and posting... (Read More)

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