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WE SOLD SOME KITES!

Well we didn’t have time to blog about it last week since we were stretched pretty thin getting our presentation in on our time, but we made 5 sales! Sort of.  We couldn’t actually sell anything, since we don’t have … Continue reading

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Meet the new face of Engine Kites

http://www.brobible.com/bronews/story/kite-surfer-kills-sharks-fights-exhaustion       (kidding)

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Week 8 Presentation

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Pricing?

One issue we’ve been discussing for a while as a team is how to price our kites. In small production batches, each kite will cost us around ~$500 including shipping. Kites sell anywhere from $800-$1500. However, many kite companies offer … Continue reading

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Free kite surfing lessons?

We’ve covered a lot of ground in the past few weeks and our fourth prototype is nearly complete. This has caused the unsettling (but exciting) realization that we better start trying to actually sell these kites. We’ve discussed some of … Continue reading

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The more we think about it, the more we believe getting current wind condition data for our site is a great way to generate some traffic. In addition to researching what hardware is best, we’ve been reaching out to the … Continue reading

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Kiteboarding is the new golf?

I tend to doubt that, but it is promising for our market growth. This article also is helpful in listing out some great contacts for us! http://www.forbes.com/sites/face-to-face/2010/06/02/kiteboarding-the-new-golf/ Kiteboarding is the New Golf

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Week 7 Presentation

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Mini-Pivot: Website!

It has been a great week so far, with much of our work going into product development. We had another test run with Prototype III, no glitches and handles beautifully. We are still waiting, however, for some stronger winds so … Continue reading

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Week 6 Presentation

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