What we do: Bluesmart is an electronics-laced carry-on designed to solve real problems with luggage. Bluesmart carry-ons include a digital lock, location tracking, and proximity alerts-- all accessible from a mobile app. Why it's a big deal: The airlines lost nearly 22 million bags last year; passengers are left with no idea when they’ll get their luggage. With Bluesmart, tracking your bag is as easy as pulling out your phone. Luggage is located and delivered right to your door courtesy of an Uber driver. But Bluesmart doesn’t just solve basic travel problems, it's the ultimate travel gadget. Passengers no longer need to hunt for the perfect seat near the outlet, or have their laptop run out of battery mid flight. Stow away your laptop and let it charge in the Bluesmart, then lock your bag from your phone. This is the first bag adapted to the digital world; no wonder they pre-sold 7,000 units in their first two months.
Diego Saez-Gil CEO @ Bluesmart
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Raised $2 Million from Y Combinator and Mind the Seed
Earned $2.1 million in 2 months on Indiegogo; 7000 bags sold
December 2015 - Estimated delivery for first production run
Partnership with Uber for lost luggage delivery service
Digital lock is TSA-accepted
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Diego is a serial travel entrepreneur. His travel startup WeHostels was acquired by StudentUniverse, where he became Vice President of Mobile.
Tomi is a seasoned entrepreneur in hardware and clothing industries, founding brand-awareness company Big Blue and e-commerce platform Little Blue.
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Alejo is an industrial designer and creative leader. He founded creative agency NS/NC, providing branding and design consulting.
Head of Operations
Brian has a background in managing complex operations. He led business ops at lifestyle brand Daily Secret. He is currently on leave from MIT Sloan.
Head of Engineering
Martin holds a Phd. in Aerospace Engineering. He has worked on several embedded systems projects, including a satellite altitude monitor for NASA.
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