July 30, 2015
Photos Courtesy of BauBax
Chicago (IL), USA – BauBax, the world’s best travel jacket with 15 distinctive features for everything a traveler needs, has entered exclusive crowdfunding company as one of the top 30 most funded campaigns of all-time – with over $3.1 million in contributions thus far.
BauBax has become a viral hit with travelers around the world thanks to its 15 features which include: a built-in and instantly inflatable neck pillow, eye mask, tech pockets of all sizes, a drink pocket, gloves, a zipper with a pen and stylus and more. Last week, BauBax surpassed ‘The 10-year Hoodie’ as the most funded clothing item ever, see the original article for more about ‘The 10-year Hoodie’.
“We are thrilled that over 17,600 consumers from around the world have backed our campaign, proving that our travel jackets are filling the incredibly high demand for a jacket that gives travelers ever feature they need when they travel,” said Yoganshi Shah, founder and Chief Design Officer of BauBax. “We’d like to thank each and every one of our backers.”
BauBax LLC is a Chicago based startup focused on developing creative lifestyle products. Co-founded by Hiral Sanghavi, who is a serial entrepreneur and currently an MBA student at the prestigious Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University, BauBax aims to solve problems faced by travelers around the world with their travel jackets. Yoganshi Shah, founder and Chief Design Officer at BauBax, is an expert User Experience Designer based in Silicon Valley. Yoganshi is a professional ergonomic design expert and has a knack for making products, processes, and interfaces simpler and visually appealing.
BauBax travel jackets are stylish, lightweight and comfortable, and are loaded with so many features that they have picked up the nickname -‘The Swiss Army Knife of Travel Jackets’.
With a built-in neck pillow and eye mask, they are ideal for travelers who like to catch up on sleep on a long flight. Passports, wallets, tablets, smartphones, earphones, sunglasses, portable charger, pocket blanket and water bottles are just a few of the many items that can be stored in a BauBax jacket.
“We are honored to join the other superb businesses in the Top-30 most funded crowdfunding list who have gone on to great success after crowdfunding,” said Hiral Sanghavi, co-founder and CEO of BauBax. “It’s very satisfying to be able to offer a real solution to the problems that so many of us face when we travel.”