Over the last couple of years, we've seen some pretty amazing products come out of Kickstarter. The only downside to crowd funding is that we tend to get excited about products that won't be on the market for quite a while. Still, it doesn't have to take months or years for a product to go from funded to shipped. If your product is simple and easy to produce, you can get it into backers' hands within a week or so.
One company in Utah is hoping to claim the record for fastest delivered Kickstarter project. The folks at FINEGRAIN have designed a unique iPad stand made of two small pieces of beautiful, polished wood. The COBURNS iPad stand is small, compact, elegant, affordable, and FINEGRAIN's founders hope to ship it just five days after their Kickstarter campaign draws to a close.
FINEGRAIN's campaign launched just last week, on November 12, and has already met its goal of $5,000 twice over. The campaign will come to a close on December 5 and co-founder Eric Rea reckons they're in with a change for snagging the title for fastest delivered physical Kickstarter product.
"From our research, there have been a couple of physical product projects that have delivered within a month, but we will have all of our rewards shipped out within five days of the project ending."
The COBURNS iPad stand costs $19 and is available in Birdseye Maple or Pau Ferro. That price includes shipping within the U.S. The stand can be ordered to fit the first/second gen iPad Mini, the iPad 3, the iPad 4, and the iPad Air.