Lima anti-PRISM solution raises half a million dollars in 9 days on Kickstarter

19 JULY 2013, NEW YORK, USA

Lima, a product launched last week on crowdfunding website Kickstarter, raised more than half a million dollars in only 9 days. The small adaptor, engineered by US/french startup, enables everyday users to transform their USB hard drives into a private, anti-PRISM file storage solution. It challenges the Cloud by unifying the memory of all consumer electronic devices.

Kickstarter enables project initiators to gather money from the public to finance their projects. Lima offers its supporters to receive one of the first Lima devices, in December 2013, against a contribution of $69 to its manufacturing costs. The product will sell for more than twice that price ($150) after the Kickstarter campaign.

The launch of Lima created a buzz, making its Kickstarter campaign meet its funding goal in only 12 hours. "We wanted to sell 1,000 devices in 60 days, to gather $69,000 of funding", precises Severin Marcombes, CEO of Lima. "Finally, we gathered $69,000 in a night. In 48 hours, we had raised $200,000, nearly 3 times our funding goal. That's simply incredible".

"We are thrilled to see so many people interested in our project. The Kickstarter community is really supportive. We're glad that our new way to define file storage meets so well people's expectations, both in terms of usage and privacy", comments Marcombes.

Today, the Kickstarter campaign reached 7 times its initial funding goal. Lima still has 50 days to gather support & additional funding from its future clients.

More details, pictures and quotes are available on the initial press release covering the launch: http://pressdoc.com/p/0016vc

The Kickstarter campaign is here: http://meetlima.com/kickstarter/

Quotes
"We wanted to sell 1,000 devices in 60 days, to gather $69,000 of funding. Finally, we gathered $69,000 in a night. In 48 hours, we had raised $200,000, nearly 3 times our funding goal. That's simply incredible." Severin Marcombes, CEO of Lima
"We are thrilled to see so many people interested in our project. The Kickstarter community is really supportive. We're glad that our new way to define file storage meets so well people's expectations, both in terms of usage and privacy." Severin Marcombes, CEO of Lima
About Lima

Lima is a revolutionary technology that enables you to build your own personal Cloud in seconds.

Composed of a smart hardware adapter and a multi-platform app, Lima enables users to easily and seamlessly access their digital library from all of their devices, wherever they are.

Enjoy terabytes of files, coming straight from your home.

For more information, visit http://www.meetlima.com and meet them on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MeetLima and on Twitter https://twitter.com/MeetLima

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