Ukrainian company VILNO raises over $100k in 2 weeks on Kickstarter for its innovative footrest
VILNO, a Ukrainan company founded by brothers Danylo and Nazar Ozhho, launched a Kickstarter for an innovative footrest that helps alleviate discomfort and improve posture when sitting at a computer for long periods of time. According to the founders, their goal was $5000, but in just 14 days the project managed to raise $103,598+ and 1019+ orders worldwide.
What is VILNO about?
VILNO was founded by Danylo and Nazar Ozhho, Ukrainians living in Germany. The company’s product is called FootRester, which combines a footstool, foot massager, and footrest in one multifunctional product. What makes the FootRester special is that it provides relief from leg and back pain, relaxation through massage, and ergonomic foot support to prevent slouching.
- The FootRester is made of bamboo wood. Thanks to itseasy height adjustment, users can find the perfect position that suits their individual needs, providing optimal comfort and support.
- According to the developers, the built-in massage rollers and memory foam cushion provide a pleasant foot massage that effectively relieves tension and back pain, promoting relaxation and overall well-being.
How did Kickstarter go?
VILNO launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter with the goal of raising $5000. However, in just the first 3 days, they managed to raise more than $20,000 and received 226 backers. And in 14 days, the project managed to raise $103,598+ and 1,019+ orders worldwide.