FuelBox Inc.’s Success Greenlights Indiegogo’s ‘Forever Funding’ Program

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Santa Barbara Maker of ‘Ultimate Mobile Charging Device’ Gets Top ‘GoGoFactor’ Rating; Becomes Part of Indiegogo’s Pilot Program

FuelBox powerStation Campaign Wins Indiegogo 'Maker Challenge'

When FuelBox was offered the opportunity to join the Forever Funding Pilot Program on Indiegogo we were excited to take part in order to help guide the way for fellow entrepreneurs in the crowd-funding community.

FuelBox Inc., makers of the ultimate mobile charging solution, the powerStation™, has been selected as part of funding site Indiegogo’s new “Forever Funding” pilot program.

The “Forever Funding” program invites top funding performers like FuelBox to continue pre-order sales and fund raising beyond initial timelines and goals. FuelBox was selected due to its high “GoGo Factor.” The “GoGo Factor” is based on interaction, engagement, viewership, as well as fundraising success. FuelBox Inc., based in Santa Barbara, exceeded its initial goal by raising $71,000 in pre-order sales in less than six weeks.

Recently, FuelBox was also named winners of Indiegogo’s “Maker Challenge” best campaign, sponsored by Amazon and Autodesk. The “Maker Challenge” is part of President Barack Obama’s White House “Maker Faire” program to encourage U.S.-based technology development and manufacturing, promotes innovative programs and campaigns on its crowd-funding website.

“We are extremely excited about continuing our pre-order sales campaign on Indiegoo and to announce that we are going to be producing FuelBox products in the United States,” said Robert Herr, co-founder and chief executive officer. “A few years ago this wasn’t economically feasible, but now low-cost manufacturing is possible here.”

The FuelBox powerStation™ is the first mobile device charging product to offer universal compatibility for all mobile devices, including all cords built-in, 25+ hours of charging time, home and travel capability, and a lightweight, elegant design.

“The feedback from our Indiegogo backers about the initial FuelBox products has been extremely positive,” said Dan Friedman, co-founder and chief marketing officer. “When we were offered the opportunity to join the Forever Funding Pilot Program on Indiegogo, we were excited to take part in order to help guide the way for fellow entrepreneurs in the crowd-funding community.”

About FuelBox Inc.

FuelBox Inc., Santa Barbara, Calif., is a mobile charging technology company committed to creating the ultimate mobile charging solutions for tech devices. The company was founded in the Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Santa Barbara City College. Its co-founders are Robert Herr and Dan Friedman. The company’s first product, the powerStation™, is the only mobile charging product to feature universal compatibility for all mobile devices, with all cords built-in, 25+ hours of charging, and a lightweight, elegant design for at home or travel usage.

Find out more: http://www.MyFuelBox.com

Global headquarters:
FuelBox Inc.
116 E. Yanonali Street, suite F-1
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Press contact: Dan.Friedman(at)MyFuelBox(dot)com, 818-665-6178

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