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SnapLaces: A Better Way to Lace Your Shoes

A project in Portland, OR by Reggie Senegal
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Introducing Snaplaces: Click here to discover a simple, yet brilliant design that makes traditional shoelaces a thing of the past.
Backers: 1328
Average Pledge Per Backer: $31

Funded: $41,798 of $20,000
Dates: Jul 30th -> Sep 7th (39 days)
Project By: Reggie Senegal
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Latest News

The Home Stretch

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We just wanted to say a quick thank you to all of our backers for an amazing Kickstarter experience. Because of your support and feedback we'll be able to get SnapLaces to the people who need them most and save everybody a little time and grief along... (Read More)

SnapLaces on Channel 2

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Another inspiring video by the local ABC affiliate KATU. We outfitted Brandon with a set of SnapLaces last week and were again inspired by the impact they made on his independence.  If you know of someone with a disability and haven't already... (Read More)

BUY A SET | GIVE A SET DETAILS

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
There has been some questions about how we'll select who gets the extra set of laces from the BUY A SET | GIVE A SET reward.  If you know of someone who has difficulty tying shoes, you can instruct us to send it to them.  If you don't have anyone... (Read More)

GIVE A SET REWARD

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

The Final Week

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
One Week LeftTomorrow marks the first day of the last week of our Kickstarter project, it's hard to believe that we are already nearing the end. We've received numerous messages from backers who are pledging on behalf of a family member who has... (Read More)

Why We Continue To Push...

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
This past week we sent out a few test kits to different backers, mostly to those that messaged us saying they, or someone they knew, had a challenge tying regular laces.  Yesterday we received this video from one of them: You never know how your... (Read More)

More Free Laces

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Who wants some free SnapLaces? How about this for an offer?  1. You get someone (or lots of someones) to back our project.  2. They send us a message with your name (or you send us their name when they back us) 3. We send you an extra set of... (Read More)

Lots of Good News.

August 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Well we took a little break from posting updates, but we are back! Tons of good news and events have taken place in the last few days.  We were featured on a local news station here: SnapLaces on KATU We were invited to the Pensole Footwear Design... (Read More)

Basic Funding Goal Achieved!

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
It was a great weekend and we (with your support) were able to fund our initial goal in under 3 weeks.  Now that we've hit that target we've been able to put the manufacturing wheels in motion. Our mold maker has agreed to get started without... (Read More)

VIDEO: A Look at the new SnapLaces clip Prototype

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
There have been some questions about the differences between the SnapLaces models as well as how to tension the laces - this video should help answer those questions.  (Read More)

New Stretch goal + 24 MORE HOURS TO GET A SET OF FREE SNAPLACES

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday was our single largest pledge day yet, and to say thank you we will extend the free SnapLaces for $20,000 offer 1 more day.  We will also be adding a stretch goal for metal SnapLaces.  The molds are almost 2X more then what they are for... (Read More)

VIDEO: Fit Right First Thursday Adventure Run

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Last Thursday, the SnapLace Team attended the Fit Right First Thursday Adventure Run in Portland. We met a bunch of great people, and got to share SnapLaces with as many people as we could equip before, during, and after the run. There's about 3.5... (Read More)

Free Glow in the Dark Snaplaces if we get there by 5

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, it was suggested in the comments that we add glow in the dark to the mix... And we agree!  If we can reach our goal by 5 pm Pacific standard time today we'll give you the option of having your free set of SnapLaces be glow in the dark!... (Read More)

10 Hours To Go!!!

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
$4000 in 10 hours. We can do this.   (Read More)

Some Simple Math...

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
One of our backers who is proficient in math just pointed out that an additional $10 per backer would get us to our goal of $20,000...and get everyone an extra set of SnapLaces for a sweet deal.  For those of you considering multiple sets of... (Read More)

FREE SNAPLACES!!!

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Reminder - every backer (new and existing) gets a free set of SnapLaces (the SNAPLACE PRO reward) if we get to $20,000 by tomorrow at 5pm Pacific Standard Time...and it's so EASY!  If everyone of you (our awesome backers) cajoled just one other... (Read More)

FREE SNAPLACES FOR EVERYONE.

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
If we reach our goal - every backer gets free SnapLaces. We've decided to move forward with making the molds as soon as we get to $20,000 in pledges, even if the campaign isn't done yet. The sooner we reach our goal, the sooner you get your... (Read More)

URGENT: A LITTLE FACEBOOK HELP

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, would you mind heading over to Tim Ferriss' Facebook page and like our SnapLaces comment under his latest post about airline travel related hacks? Here is the link. ... (Read More)

Packaging Concept - Backers Only Content

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Day 8 Update - Half way!

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
A big thank you from team SnapLaces! Now over $11,000 in pledges and more than 400 backers.  We have been amazed at the amount of international support, and a number of backers have come forward to help us translate SnapLaces into different... (Read More)

Translations anyone?

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarter's best backers. After reflecting on the last week of the campaign, we were surprised to learn that almost half of our backing has come from outside the United States.  If you are one of our international supporters and you think... (Read More)

A Question for our backers.

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

A backer suggestion.

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, it was just suggested by one of our backers that we should display our social media accounts in an update so you can follow along. Here they are:  FACEBOOK TWITTER LINKED IN PINTEREST INSTAGRAM TUMBLR YOU TUBE Thanks to BloodyKILLER44... (Read More)

$6,000 and Counting....

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Wow, we step away from the computer for a little sun and we blast right through another milestone! Thank you. Things have been going well thus far, but we don't want to leave anything up to chance. If you have any suggestions or ideas... (Read More)

25% Funded, Humbled by the Response

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
$5000 down, $15,000 to go!  Another amazing day. Since yesterday we've added nearly 100 backers and almost $2000 in pledges.  You are incredible.  While the monetary contributions are a nice validation of the SnapLaces product, it is the feedback... (Read More)

A Thank You From SnapLaces

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

200 Backers and $4000 = 20% Funded!

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
We just hit the 200 backer milestone and simultaneously broke through $4000 in pledges! We made it to $4k What makes this EXCEPTIONALLY cool is that our 200th backer was none other than Dorothy Weissert from Washougal, Washington... Why is that so... (Read More)

How do SnapLaces Work?

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
We've had a couple questions about how the SnapLaces work - so here you go! This is how SnapLaces work! THE NEW CLIPS ARE SIMPLER The new SnapLace clips are even easier to use. We'll post another video shortly with the differences in the BETA version... (Read More)

Moving up on the Kickstarter popularity board!

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Big thanks and high fives to all the early backers so far! We appreciate the support so much. We are moving up on the Kickstarter popularity board! - but we are the little guy! Check this screenshot out. We need your help (and backing) to get to our... (Read More)

A Pro's Perspective

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Here's what pro triathlete Chris Boudreaux had to say about SnapLaces  (Read More)

A great first day!

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
A Giant Thank You Wow. All we can say is thank you. The support and feedback from our backers has been wonderful and humbling at the same time.  Today we're planning on posting a short video with professional triathlete and co owner of Athletes... (Read More)

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