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Nomiku: bring sous vide into your kitchen.

A project in San Francisco, CA by Lisa Q. Fetterman

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Don't salivate in vain at the delicious food your favorite chefs make. Nomiku cooks sous vide at a very precise temperature.
Backers: 1880
Average Pledge Per Backer: $312

Funded: $586,061 of $200,000
Dates: Jun 18th -> Jul 18th (30 days)
Project By: Lisa Q. Fetterman
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Latest News

Lisa Fetterman on Kickstarter, Raising Capital & Couplepreneurs

March 16th - via:
Lisa Fetterman, cofounder of Nomiku, talks about her journey from Kickstarter to raising capital, being a couplepreneur and the future of food. (Read More)

Amazon Takes On Product Hunt, Shopify With Launchpad, An All-In-One Marketing And Sales Portal

July 28th - via:
Product Hunt has made a splash as a new place for startups to market new products, Shopify offers a way for them to easily start selling their products online, and Shyp takes the pain out of sending things from point A to B. Now it looks like Amazon is preparing to one-up their respective concepts. Today it unveiled Launchpad, a platform for hardware and physical goods startups to “launch, market and distribute” new products on Amazon. (Read More)

Lean Hardware Strategy Lets Kickstarter Breakout Nomiku ‘In-Shore’ Manufacturing Back To The U.S.

August 18th - via:
In the 1980s, Silicon Valley’s hardware elite began outsourcing much of the semiconductor and hardware manufacturing work that gave the region its name to Asia. But now that the economics of hardware startups have fundamentally changed with new ways to test consumer interest and get feedback through platforms like Kickstarter, some startups are finding that it’s easier to build products locally because the design-and-testing cycles are much tighter. (Read More)

Project Update XVIII: CE Update

January 20th - via:
Dear Backers, In our final push to get the 240V units out the door, we’ve run into more issues with our testing agency. After they published the CE draft report (the last step before approval) last month, we found that there were additional tests... (Read More)

Project Update XVII: CE update and happy holidays!

November 30th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Project Update XVI: 120V shipped, CE update, and Seattle!

November 8th - via:
Dear Backers, All 120V units shipped! We’re excited to announce we’ve finished shipping to all 120V backers! We can’t wait to see what you cook for your friends and families for Thanksgiving. Please share what you cook with #nomsgiving so we... (Read More)

Project Update XV: UPDATE YOUR ADDRESS! Second 500 batch shipping! Parties!

September 28th - via:
Dear awesome backers, Thank you so much for being the wind at our backs, our operations have been going smoother thanks to your thoughtful feedback. Below are our latest updates! Second 500 batch: We’re happy to announce our second batch of 500... (Read More)

Project Update XIV: Noms on a Plane! First 500 batch shipped!

September 16th - via:
Dear Wonderful Backers, We have come to the beginning of the sweetest, most exciting part of our journey together: the first 500 of our 120V Noms passed Chinese customs and are flying to the US! Once they pass through US customs it takes our... (Read More)

Project update XV: Mass Production!

September 6th - via:
Hello Backers, Your messages have been very considerate and have helped us develop the type of updates that are critical to you. You have helped us grow as a company overall. It is such a daunting but rewarding experience to be transparent; we feel... (Read More)

Project Update XIV: Nearing Mass Production

July 24th - via:
Dear Backers, We know you’re excited to see Nomikus come off the production line. We can’t wait either. Unfortunately, designing and manufacturing a new product is not as predictable as we would like. We were ravenously heading towards the finish... (Read More)

Project Update XIII: SHIPPING JULY! And what we're doing to get there.

June 14th - via:
Dear Backers, Good news! We passed all the 120V testing and should ship the first Nomikus by the end of July. To get Nomiku into your kitchens as quickly as possible, we are skipping the usual slow boat from China and are instead air shipping the... (Read More)

Project Update XII: DVT build under our belt!

May 24th - via:
Dear Backers, Thanks for all of your support so far! It was great to meet a number of you at Maker Faire this past weekend. We’ve taken a big step toward mass production with our latest build and we’d like to share what we’ve been up to. The... (Read More)

Project Update XI: Submitted to UL, onwards to builds!

April 22nd - via:
Dear Backers, We hope spring has at last sprung near you. Here in China, we’ve sprung into our updated the design to banish steam forever, built and tested three perfect units, and submitted those units to the UL testing agency. Having focused on... (Read More)

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