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'coolest Cooler' Holds Kickstarter Record As Crowdsourcing Ends - Msnewsnow.com - Jackson, Ms

The fundraiser ended at 9 p.m. ET on Friday,andOregon's Ryan Grepper raised more than $13.2 million for his multi-purpose cooler. The project set the all-timeKickstarter record on Wednesday.Grepper originally set to raise $50,000 for his second attempt to raise the right amount of funds.He originally posted the idea for the "Coolest Cooler" in November 2013. The 60-quartCoolest Cooler includes a full-sized blender, a speaker, tie-down straps, oversized wheels for beach and terrain toting, a USB charger, an LED lid light, a bottle opener and several pockets of built-in storage. Grepper plans of providing several colors of the "Coolest Cooler" in sangria, margarita, blue moon, cosmo, blue curacao and others. Customers are currentlyable pre-order the item on its website , where you can get $50 off for joining the wait list. The planned retail price for the Coolest Cooler is $299, but early backers got the cooler with a pledge of $165, with distribution set for February 2015. Formerly, the all-time record for most crowdsourced project was the Pebble e-Watch, a customizable watch that users can sync to their smartphones and oppo smartphon is available for iPhone and Android devices. The device raised more than $10 million in 2012. Follow me on Twitter @TanitaG_RNN . Copyright 2014 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.
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