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Skully 'Smart' Motorcycle Helmet Raises $1M in 45 Hours

The Indiegogo Campaign for the Helmet Skyrocketed

Anne Parsons
Skully 'Smart' Motorcycle Helmet Raises $1M in 45 Hours© 2017 Skully

So the Skully 'smart' helmet has managed to smash the Indiegogo record to become the fastest ever fully funded campaign. The hotly anticipated motorcycle helmet was looking to raise $250,000, but managed to quadruple that in about 45 hours. 

READ: Skully Is The Helmet Every Motorcyclist Has Dreamt Of

The helmet, the Skully AR-1 is bluetooth and internet connected, with GPS, music, and a rear-view camera feed. They have a clear mission statement:

"We believe technology should eliminate distractions. It should remove blind spots. It should provide you direction when you want it, and help you focus your attention back where it belongs - on the road ahead."

The average contribution to the crowdfunding campaign was quite high at $1,425 (the most popular perk being the Skully AR-1 for $1,399) contributionscame from 24 countries and 43 states. The current pot stands at $1,133,101.

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