Unique Plush Toys Bring Diversity and Science to Crowdfunding Site
Genetipetz launches Kickstarter campaign and sets funding goal at $20,000
Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2012
Late last night, Genetipetz launched its Kickstarter campaign in hopes of raising enough funds to bring its unique plush toys to production and to teach children the significance of science and diversity.
Genetipetz is a new startup company based out of Charlotte, North Carolina that combines features from multiple animals and creates new, unheard-of creatures. For example, what happens when the body of a giraffe is combined with the black spots of a cow? A Mooraffe is born, of course! Other Genetipetz that have been created by Dr. Genetipetz with the help of his younger friends include the Zebugraphant, Snurtlegator, Leopoctocrab and many more.
“My two sons, Jackson and Cavan, and I created Genetipetz with the intention of teaching children around the world the strength of science and diversity,” says Chris Meade, Founder and CEO of Genetipetz. “I also hope to teach my children how to start a business from the ground up with an entrepreneurial state of mind.”
Genetipetz helps children consider the possibilities of science by using different, imaginary DNA structures to create new animals that couldn't exist in the wild. The company also celebrates diversity by showing children that the combination of many different features can make something better and stronger.
The project set its funding goal at $20,000 and has many different rewards to offer those who help bring Genetipetz to children around the world. Rewards range from personalized postcards written by Dr. Genetipetz himself to the experience of creating a brand new two or three animal combination and turning it into a Genetipetz. The Kickstarter campaign is scheduled to run for a period of 36 days and will end on November 28 at 7:00pm EST.
If you would like to help support Genetipetz and pre-order your very own, visit the project's Kickstarter site here: http://bit.ly/GPetz.
Genetipetz is a new company based in Charlotte, NC that creates unique stuffed animals for creative kidz by combining the DNA structures of different animals. Founder and CEO, Christopher Meade was inspired by his children to develop Genetipetz and show children around the world the strength of diversity. Meade's two children, Jackson and Cavan, serve as Vice Presidents of Design and Marketing of Genetipetz, respectively. For more information on the company, visit their website at http://www.genetipetz.com, Like Genetipetz on Facebook and Follow them on Twitter @Genetipetz.
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