Kerv – the world’s first contactless payment ring

A project in London, UK by Philip Campbell

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Pay with a single gesture – anywhere in the world that accepts contactless payments. No card, PIN, bank account or smartphone required.
Backers: 2142
Average Pledge Per Backer: £51

Funded: £110,183 of £77,000
Dates: Sep 24th -> Oct 26th (32 days)
Project By: Philip Campbell
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Latest News

3 Days to go - backer offers still available

October 23rd - via:
Hi Kickstarters, I hope everyone is looking forward to the weekend.  We have around 3 days and 5 hours left of our Kickstarter campaign. You've all been great in supporting us with your pledges, comments and suggestions about the product. We've... (Read More)

Visit Kerv at Apps World, London

October 21st - via:
Hi Kickstarters, We wanted to let you know that we'll be at Apps World Europe on 18th - 19th November 2015 to be held at Excel, London, UK We'll have our working prototypes of the ring, as well as finished samples of the manufactured rings so you can... (Read More)

Stretch goal reached + exclusive ring offer

October 19th - via:
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Kerv: ring size survey

October 18th - via:
Hi Kickstarters, Tell us your ring sizeWe're keen to ensure we deliver the Kerv rings in sizes to suit all users, but we cannot do this formally until the Kickstarter campaign has ended. We would therefore like to do a short survey now to gauge how... (Read More)

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October 16th - via:
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NEW: Stretch Goal - new colours

October 15th - via:
Hi Kickstarters, Thank you all for your kind messages of congratulations on reaching our funding goal - it's really you that deserve the congratulations though. We've thought about the funding goals - soliciting feedback from you  all via comments... (Read More)

Kerv, the World's First Contactless Payment Ring, Hits Kickstarter Funding Goal

October 14th - via:
Kerv, the World's First Contactless Payment Ring, Hits Kickstarter Funding Goal 2 Weeks Early. (Read More)

We've reached 100% ....thank you!!!

October 12th - via:
Dear all our fantastic Kickstarter supporters, What can i say other than thank you for all your support in helping us to achieve our goal - we've reached 100%. We're not a high street bank, we're not backed by VC money. This is an idea that we've... (Read More)

95% ...please share our campaign :)

October 11th - via:
Good morning Kickstarters, Thank you to all those that kindly increased your pledges to include a t-shirt (see our last post of 9th October). It has really helped - as you will see, we're now at 95% Today we'd like to ask for further help ...simply... (Read More)

88% and climbing ...we need your help (please)

October 9th - via:
Hi Kickstarters,I’m writing to thank you yet again - at the time of writing, we’re just shy of 88% (and a little over £9,000 short of our target.)  We’re thrilled to have got to this point with 17 days to go, but as you will be aware,... (Read More)

Quick preview .....

October 8th - via:
Good evening (well, it is in London) Kickstarters, We thought we should offer a little preview of some ideas we've been having around designs .... 3D models of alternative Kerv ring colours  More to follow tomorrow!  (Read More)

80% funding reached

October 7th - via:
Hi everyone, Sorry that i've been quiet for a few days - that wasn't intentional. But by the looks of it, you've done admirably as we've now surpassed 80% so really are in the final stretch now. We've been reviewing the comments about stretch goals... (Read More)

2/3's funded - thinking about stretch goals

October 4th - via:
Morning everyone Another day, and another landmark. We're delighted to have passed 50k and passed the two-third's funding. We're starting to think about stretch goals, and so would like your feedback on some ideas (see below): Nearly there ...2/3's... (Read More)

2nd Saturday - new rewards

October 3rd - via:
Hi Kickstarters, Now that we're into the 2nd weekend, we've added a couple of additional rewards. The first is a "family" pack of 4 rings which can be ordered in different sizes and colours. Though it doesn't have to be for family - if you want... (Read More)

Week 1 on Kickstarter

October 2nd - via:
Hi Kickstarters, What can i say ..other than it's been an amazing (if not intense) week: 100+ comments 250+ messages 1,016 backers Interviews with BBC, Bloomberg, City AM, NFC World, Telegraph, FinExtra But the most interesting and important feedback... (Read More)

50% reached - thank you!!

September 30th - via:
Hi everyone, I'm stunned - i cannot believe that on day 6 we passed the 50% mark. Thank you all who have chosen to back us. I'd also like to thank you for all the messages - i've been trying to get back to you and respond, but sometimes there is a... (Read More)

Day 2: Thanks and NEW 2x ring Early Bird package

September 26th - via:
Good morning everyone - we're absolutely thrilled to have passed the 15% level on day 1. Thank you to everyone that has chosen to back us, and to those that have viewed and taken time to comment publicly or message me directly. Following feedback... (Read More)

We've finally launched on Kickstarter!

September 24th - via:
Hi everyone - it's taken a lot of work over the last year, but we're pleased to finally be able to bring Kerv to Kickstarter. We hope all you guys get as excited about Kerv as we are - and we look forward to catching up with you all over the next 31... (Read More)

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