Camping Reaches New Heights with Opeongo


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In this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we interviewed Andrew Gardner, founder of Opeongo, creators of the tent and hammock crossover, AERIAL A1. With the ability to maintain a flat, stable sleeping surface in the air, this camping product suspends between two trees like a hammock while providing all the features of a traditional tent. Listen in and learn about Andrew’s past product development journeys as well as his crowdfunding experiences. Topics Discussed and Key Crowdfunding Takeaways Andrew Gardner’s background in product design The story behind POLAR Pen, the first product he successfully crowdfunded The challenges that came with prototyping AERIAL A1 The surprising place Andrew found AERIAL A1’s target audience Advice he would give up-and-coming project creators Links Opeongo AERIAL A1 on Kickstarter POLAR Pen POLAR Pen on Kickstarter The 4-Hour Workweek By Timothy Ferriss Sponsors Art of the Kickstart is honored to be sponsored by The Gadget Flow, a product discovery platform that helps you discover, save, and buy awesome products. The Gadget Flow is the ultimate buyer's guide for cool luxury gadgets and creative gifts. Click here to learn more and list your product - use coupon code ATOKK16 for 20% off! Transcript

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