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Selling clothing promoted by alternative energy?

    • 2 posts
    March 11, 2014 3:08 PM EDT


    I invented a wave power generator that produces electricity from the motion of ocean waves. But I’m having a hard time raising funding as the government has significantly cut back on research grants. The crowd-funding site Kickstater suggested I offer T-shirts and similar items to raise money for my project.


    The question is will people really buy clothing from a label that is promoted by an alternative energy project?


    Does anyone here have experience selling to retailers? How do you think they would react to the idea?


    If anyone is interested I’m looking for partners.


    • 148 posts
    March 21, 2014 10:12 AM EDT

    Hey guys,


    we are Fabian and Ivan from Hamburg, Germany and try to realize our lifetime dream through Kickstarter (Crowd funding).

    In fact we dislike self-promotion in terms of spam but in our current position there is no other possibility and otherwise we can bury our lifetime dream.

    Our plan is to found a new fashion brand. Fashion means to us shoes, fragrances for him and her and headphones. Our marketing-concept is based on promotion through celebrities. In the past it was possible to us to get a good connection to popular people. There onto we want to open a store in Los Angeles, Hollywood to emphasize the elegance and exclusivity.

    For our big plan we need 3.5Mio € to be competitive on the international market. In this cause we published our intentions on Kickstarter to get our project financed through crowd funding.

    It would be awesome if you support us. Every euro brings us further and of course we have little considerations for you helping us.

    We got after 12 hours almost 12.000€.

    We thank you with all our heart and you can have a look at the following link:


    Best regards,

    Fabian and Ivan