We originally started to create a sustainable outdoor heater for the hospitality market. We learned about CO2 neutral wood pellets and started sketching. We quickly realized that using wood pellets for the hospitality market was too cumbersome. We did however fell in love with the beauty of wood pellets and therefore we decided to further dive into developing a simple heater using wood pellets.
Jan 2014 - Prototyping and testing
When we develop products we build a lot of prototypes and test them. Playing with fire is always fun, and when you are located in a big building (bink36) which houses over 300 creative companies, you automatically get a lot of feedback.
December 2016 - Start crowdfunding
To introduce the ikiPele to the world and to raise enough money to order our first real production batch we started the ikiPele crowdfunding campaign.