The Refuge: Terror from the Deep

JAY - A Daypack That Gives Your Body A Break

A project in New York, NY by Koala-Gear

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JAY is a daypack that gives you incredible back support, instant access, and intuitive functionality, together with an inspired design.
Backers: 978
Average Pledge Per Backer: $145

Funded: $141,498 of $20,000
Dates: Dec 11th -> Jan 16th (36 days)
Project By: Koala-Gear
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Latest News

1st Stretch Goal Unlocked (and how you can help reach the 2nd)!

January 3rd - via:
WOW. Thanks to our 681 backers (so far..) who believe in making the functional beautiful, we've reached the $100,000 mark with two weeks to go! This means that the 1st stretch goal has been unlocked, so each and every one of you can expect to... (Read More)

Major Mid-Project FAQ!

December 26th - via:
The nitty gritty of JAY: All your questions answeredDear backers, The campaign is steadily rising towards the first stretch goal, and many of you are asking great questions about JAY's details, quirks, and features.  So we had a live session for... (Read More)

Sign Up: LIVE #2: JAY VS. JOEY + Answering all questions!

December 15th - via:
You have a lot of questions, and we're here to answer them! Dear backers,  You've been asking a lot of questions about JAY, but also about the differences between JAY and our previous backpack - JOEY. So we decided to go live again on Tuesday,... (Read More)


December 11th - via:
And it's all thanks to you!Dear backers,  You. Are. Awesome.  First of all, thank you for the incredible support that carried us over the funding goal in LESS THAN AN HOUR!  We worked our behinds off in order to create a true premium everyday... (Read More)

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