Bold Knot The Stylish & Tiny Phone Battery And Charging Cable From Palestine Gets 5 Times Funding Goal On Indiegogo
Founded by female Palestinian entrepreneur Lama Mansour and male Palestinian entrepreneur Ismat Tuffaha, Bold Knot gives 3 hours extra battery, with 2x times faster charging usb cable available for iPhone and Android and with a style.
BOLD Knot will give you that emergency boost of charge when you need it the most. It is going to keep you connected all the time.
BOLD Knot is a charging USB cable that has a unique ability to charges any mobile phone 1.5-2x more faster than other low priced chinese cables sold online. The knot has the feature of charging itself after your phone gets fully charged. BOLD Knot is fashionably designed and tiny so you do not have to worry about holding a big pack to charge your phone.
The startups is from Palestine but moved to Estonia, for 2 reasons, the Jewish occupation of Palestine which is restricting importing needed materials to Muslim Palestinians and lack of funding. The founders applied to several startup programs in the Arab world but because these programs are focused on .com trash they were not successful.
“As all doors were closed in Palestine, we sought an international fund, got accepted at Buildit Hardware Accelerator in Estonia, received a €10K fund in return for 6% equity. We couldn’t have launched or taken the project anywhere before leaving Palestine,” the team told TechCrunch.
At the time of writing this post Knot has pulled in more than $66,442 from the crowded on indiegogo 443% more than the original goal of $15,000 It’s being offered to backers starting at $39.