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WE ARE GETTING CLOSE!

WE ARE GETTING CLOSE!

We have so much to share. Details of each of the following bullets follow: • Garbage Can Fly Trap Progress • National Hardware Show, May 4th, 5th and 6th in Las Vegas • Distribution Partnership with JT Eaton • 3rd Patent Application • Private Equity Investment Proposition • City of San Diego o Regulation Modification o Proposals • Flies in February??? Garbage Can Fly Trap Progress The process and logistics of manufacturing, fly stick-um application, packaging, shipping, import taxes, distribution, etc. has been such an amazing, exciting and challenging experience for us that we continue to grow and learn at...

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2016, THE YEAR OF THE FLY…we hope

2016, THE YEAR OF THE FLY…we hope

We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and were able to spend time with friends, family and other loved ones. We are looking forward to the coming year and excited about the prospects of taking the Garbage Can Fly Trap global. On that front, optimization of the Garbage Can Fly Trap for manufacturing has been completed by the design engineering firm we contracted once the Kickstarter funded. The engineers were able to reduce the total number of parts and make the remaining parts more robust. These changes will decrease the cost of manufacturing (less material and less labor)...

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FROM MARKETING TO MANUFACTURING…

FROM MARKETING TO MANUFACTURING…

Since our last update, we have shifted our efforts from marketing to manufacturing. However, the Garbage Can Fly Trap was featured in the San Diego Business Journal on October 26th. It was exciting to see our story in print from such a reputable publication! The story caught the attention of the president of an equity investment firm here in San Diego who expressed interest in investing in our company. We appreciate the interest (and validation) and we will consider the offer as we seek to add new products to our company.  In regards to manufacturing, we contracted a local design...

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THE GARBAGE CAN FLY TRAP FUNDED TODAY ON KICKSTARTER!!!

THE GARBAGE CAN FLY TRAP FUNDED TODAY ON KICKSTARTER!!!

Thank you Kickstarter Backers so much for making this possible. Only 12% of projects on Kickstarter have ever funded for more than $10,000. We raised nearly 130% of our goal at $12,903 with Backers from more than 20 countries. We are looking forward to the challenge and excitement that the manufacturing and distribution process will bring in the coming weeks and months.  We are continuing to promote the Garbage Can Fly Trap. This past week we had two live appearances during the 6:00 a.m. hour in the studio of two local TV stations, CW6 and Fox5 and we will be...

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We're launched on Kickstarter!

We're launched on Kickstarter!

We are happy to share that we are making steady progress and we appreciate your continued support as we bring on new Kickstarter backers each day – Welcome New Backers! As of today, we are well on track to reach our goal and are excited to welcome our 100th backer as we approach the $4,000 mark. (40% of funding goal in just 3 days!) We appreciate your continued efforts to share our story.  Yesterday, our media outreach resulted in a story written in the San Diego Union Tribune (both online and in print today) sharing our invention as a possible...

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