The Coolest: Cooler with Blender, Music and So Much More

A project in Portland, OR by Ryan Grepper

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"WHY can't my cooler blend DRINKS, play MUSIC, carry all my GEAR, and GRILL ME SOME FOOD?!"
Backers: 279
Average Pledge Per Backer: $366

Funded: $102,188 of $125,000
Dates: Nov 26th -> Dec 26th (30 days)
Project By: Ryan Grepper
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5 experienced crowdfunders share their best campaign advice

March 31st - via:
All of these campaigns have one thing in common: Success or failure, they were learning experiences. (Read More)

Creator Of Coolest Cooler: From Failure To Phenom With Kickstarter Record

September 5th - via:
Ryan Grepper’s first campaign to promote his radical redesign of the traditional cooler failed … miserably. He is not a failure anymore. Grepper reworked his campaign for his Coolest Cooler and he is now sitting on $13.3 million in funding, thanks to supporters on Kickstarter. (Read More)

'Coolest Cooler' inventor explains how he raised $9 million on Kickstarter

August 22nd - via:
Ryan Grepper tried raising $125,000 on Kickstarter last year for his geeked-out cooler, but fell just short. He decided to give it another shot again last month and, well, let’s just say the second go-around turned out a little bit better. (Read More)

How Game Developers Turn Kickstarter Failure Into Success

August 21st - via:
When you ask random strangers on the Internet to give you money, there are no guarantees. That’s true in almost any scenario, including when video game developers use Kickstarter to crowdfund the creation of a game. While 3,900 or so games have been funded on Kickstarter, more than 7,200 game projects failed to hit their goal. (Read More)

'The Coolest' is one of the hottest items ever on Kickstarter

August 8th - via:
The "Coolest Cooler" is a hit on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter. It looks like a regular cooler, but it's covered with gadgets like a blender and a cell phone charger. Designer Ryan Grepper initially missed his funding goal of $125,000, so he went back to the drawing board, and redesigned the product. (Read More)

Kickstarter Lesson #109: Seasonal Timing

July 17th - via:
I was wrong, and I have proof. One of my first Kickstarter Lessons was called Timing and Length. In it, I wrote, “I don’t think the success of projects are tied to the time of the year at all.” (Read More)

Coolest Cooler Kickstarter Now in Top 20 Most Funded Crowdfunding Campaigns

July 12th - via:
The Coolest Cooler, a Kickstarter re-do that regrouped an initially failed campaign, has now entered the top 20 most funded crowdfunding campaigns ever on the Kickstarter platform. Don’t blink either, as the project continues to quickly scale the crowdfunding ladder. (Read More)

What's next for the COOLEST?

December 24th - via:
Let me say a big thank you all my Coolest Backers who supported my Coolest Kickstarter campaign, and I wish you all a very Merry Christmas! Unfortunately, unless around 125 more people realize they urgently need to get themselves a Coolest it looks... (Read More)

Coolest for Christmas

December 22nd - via:
Hey Everyone, We've crossed the $100k mark and are excited to push hard for the final few days!  If you've been thinking giving a Coolest to someone for Christmas we just finished up a Gift Poster you can use.  Check it out and spread the word!... (Read More)

Six Figures, Seven Days

December 18th - via:
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COOLEST for the Holidays

December 10th - via:
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10 Brand Spankin’ New Kickstarter Projects

December 9th - via:
Oh Kickstarter, you never fail to inspire. The end of 2013 is packed to the max with unusual, innovative, and creative projects, and we're here to round 'em up. From a cooler that also happens to be a blender to James Franco t-shirts, here are 10 new projects that made us look. (Read More)

Here's One Cooler That Will Make You King Of The Tailgate

November 30th - via:
The Coolest Cooler on Kickstarter is currently taking the tailgating community by storm. Project creator, Ryan Grepper, has designed and innovated a brand new way to utilize your cooler. (Read More)

COOLEST update of gratitude!

November 28th - via:
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