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Ministry of Supply: The First Intelligent Heated Jacket

A project in Boston, MA by Ministry of Supply

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A functional, beautiful, everything-proof, voice-controlled jacket that learns and automatically heats to your optimal temperature.
Backers: 2116
Average Pledge Per Backer: $304

Funded: $642,947 of $72,000
Dates: Feb 20th -> Mar 23rd (31 days)
Project By: Ministry of Supply
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May 16th - via:
From Elon’s and Jeff’s rockets to the latest-and-greatest smartphones, technology is advancing at a blistering pace. However, few people notice the correlation between our growing scientific know-how and fashion. But like almost every other industry, what we wear is being dramatically shaped by technological marvels. (Read More)

48 Hours Left!

March 21st - via:
Hi Folks, We’re down to the final stretch—48 hours to go! We can’t thank you enough for all the support you’ve shown throughout the campaign. It truly means the world to us. With your continued support, we’re still hoping you’ll help us... (Read More)

One Week Left!

March 16th - via:
Hi folks, When we launched this project just a few weeks ago, we were incredibly excited, but admittedly a little nervous.  Would you all enjoy the concept of jacket as much as we hoped?  The answer is in, and we're insanely grateful that you've... (Read More)

Mercury vs. The Nor'Easter

March 13th - via:
Hey Folks, Just wanted to check in on this stormy New England day. Most of the team worked from home because inclement weather made Boston difficult to navigate. A few of us did make it downtown, and we took advantage of the opportunity to take the... (Read More)

Thanks to you, we made it! Now on to a new stretch goal....

March 9th - via:
Hi Folks, Wow. Today we passed $400,000 in funding for the Mercury Intelligent heated jacket. We’re over 500% funded thanks to over 1,300 backers, and we still have 2 weeks left! It’s amazing to see all the enthusiasm for this amazing piece of... (Read More)

Stretch goal unlocked!

February 26th - via:
Hi folks, We’re reaching out to over 1,000 of you, which is an incredible feeling. When we dreamt up Mercury a while back, we could have never imagined it would have been received with such excitement — but here we are, thrilled to see that so... (Read More)

Exciting announcement coming up...

February 23rd - via:
Hello backers! We’re really excited about the traction the campaign is making so far. It feels great to have so many people as excited as we are about Mercury. To thank you so much for your support, we’ll soon be sharing our first stretch goal... (Read More)

Ministry of Supply’s New Self-Heated Coat Smashes Kickstarter Goal

February 23rd - via:
The intelligent heated jacket, which Amarasiriwardena called “the frontier of the next five years at our company,” is meant to integrate the benefits of a traditional winter coat and layered clothing. (Read More)

We made it — thank you!

February 22nd - via:
Hey backers, Wow. We are so overwhelmed by all the support to the campaign so far — thank you so much from our crew here at Ministry of Supply! We are so, so grateful. We hit our funding goal, so these jackets and vests are locked in — you’ll... (Read More)

'Intelligent heated jacket' from Boston startup quickly doubles Kickstarter goal

February 22nd - via:
Boston-based clothing startup Ministry of Supply has doubled its fundraising goal within just a few hours of launching a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for its new "intelligent heated jacket." (Read More)

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