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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Austin Scholar Start-up Makes Crowdfunding History!

Posted by Kyle Burr

Hey there incoming Austins! Just wanted to add a quick post updating you all with some fantastic news. Fellow Austin Scholar and rising second year Hiral Sanghavi has recently made history by launching the most funded clothing project in the history of crowdfunding!

Hiral's company, Baubax, claims to make the world's best travel jacket and includes 15 unique and convenient features. It's recent Kickstarter campaign, which launched earlier this month with a goal of raising $20,000 has now surpassed $1.2 million from more than 7,300 backers!

The product has also been featured all over the interwebs, including media outlet such as Entrepreneur, CNN Money, Travel & Leisure, and The Huffington Post.

Congrats, Hiral!!

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