Violet: Optimize Your Sun Experience

A project in Portland, OR by Ultra, Inc

Funding Unsuccessful

Violet is the first-ever wearable device that helps track your UV exposure and measure sun-generated vitamin D.
Backers: 316
Average Pledge Per Backer: $226

Funded: $71,505 of $100,000
Dates: Jul 21st -> Aug 21st (31 days)
Project By: Ultra, Inc
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August 15th - via:
Dear Backers, We are thankful to you for supporting our project! Kickstarter has been a very good experience for us. While our campaign was running, we have successfully secured initial investment to help us launch the first manufacturing run of... (Read More)

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August 13th - via:
 Art of the Kickstart Episode 25  (Read More)


August 13th - via:
Hello Backers, Thank you so much for your support. Many of you have backed Violet on Kickstarter, sent encouraging emails, and posted on Facebook. To make things fun, we are running a contest in which any backer who refers 5 additional new backers at... (Read More)

Learn more about our project from the founders

August 10th - via:
Portland Business Journal Click here for the article source.  (Read More)

International Shipping Update

August 5th - via:
Dear backers, We are listening to your feedback and you told us international shipping fees were too high. We decided to get rid of them completely and absorb the loss. Kickstarter’s policies prevent us from giving you an automatic refund so we... (Read More)

Violet directly addresses the U.S. surgeon general’s call to action.

August 4th - via:
A dermatologist himself, U.S. surgeon general, Dr. Boris Lushniak’s statement supports Violet’s solution to the fact that “UV radiation is bad for you; protect your skin”. Harmful UV light affects all ages as Lushniak states that “it’s... (Read More)

Help us make Violet better

August 1st - via:
Dear Backers,   We want to thank you for your support! We also want to make sure you understand that Violet is not only a product. Violet is a project. And, with you as a backer, it's our project. This means each one of you can contribute by... (Read More)

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July 31st - via:
Entrepreneur A Day Podcast Episode 50  (Read More)

Kickstarter in vogue as funding mechanism for new devices

July 30th - via:
A wearable device for measuring exposure to ultraviolet light and a "smart" Kegel exercise aid recently created pages on Kickstarter requesting funders, highlighting the use of crowdfunding to back edgy new devices.  (Read More)

Drive to live ultra healthy!!

July 28th - via:
Hello Ultra Violet backers! This project is inspired by Nabyl, one of the inventors of Violet. His true personal story makes us appreciate the work that we do and we would like to share it with all of you. In early 2010, Nabyl fainted after feeling... (Read More)

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July 24th - via:
Hello Ultra Violet backers! Thanks to you, our Kickstarter campaign is off to a good start! To achieve our goal, we need LOTS more support from backers like you! Please like our Facebook page, share and tweet the Kickstarter link and share our... (Read More)

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