Earlier than occurring “Shark Tank,” Sunscreenr had a good Kickstarter marketing campaign. All in all, Dave Cohen and co-founder Jon Meyer (to not be confused with singer-songwriter John Mayer) raised $119,629 from a complete of 1,319 backers. For a $74 price, supporters have been promised one Sunscreenr in its authentic purple, and for $84, they might select from 5 totally different colours. For a $1,200 price ticket, one particular investor even paid for a day in North Carolina with Cohen and Meyer (journey not included). The corporate additionally launched a profitable fundraising marketing campaign on Indiegogo. Right here, they raised over $50,000, bringing the grand complete as much as $172,021.
“Though setbacks are inevitable, we’re dedicated to getting Sunscreenr into your palms in a well timed matter,” the co-founders wrote on their Kickstarter web page, initially predicting that cameras could be shipped out by the top of 2016. By all accounts, this did not occur — since then, America has seen two presidents, a pandemic, and a slew of extra profitable “Shark Tank” merchandise. Nonetheless, there is no Sunscreenr in sight. “I believed ‘Wow! there is no method this challenge fails to ship.’ I used to be mistaken once more,” wrote one dissatisfied Indiegogo consumer, with one other including, “Ugh did not get mine both! Have not heard again after I messaged them about it. Very disappointing.”