Women Are Actually Buying This Cocktail Ring That Lights Up When Someone Texts You

Women Are Actually Buying This Cocktail Ring That Lights Up When Someone Texts You

CAROLINE MOSS TECH  JUN. 14, 2014, 9:47 PM


Earlier this week we reported on Ringly, the wearable tech that comes in the form of a cocktail ring. The ring lights up when you have a new text, email, or push notification.

Now Betabeat is reporting that after its launch, the product saw massive success, exceeding its pre-sale goal of $60,000 less than eight hours after its June 10th launch.
Ring pricing starts at $145 for a limited time and the rings come in various colors. Ringly offers a referral program. When 10 of your friends buy a Ringly, yours is free.

Once you connect the ring to your smartphone through the Ringly app, you customize your notifications.

Courtesy of Ringly

“You can even customize notifications for certain people — if you wanted, for example, to only have Ringly light up when your significant other is calling, you could do that,” Business Insider’s Madeline Stone reported earlier this week.

Blinking lights and vibration patterns are adjustable, as well as which apps you want to receive notifications from.


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Kee Koon Boon (“KB”) is the co-founder and director of HERO Investment Management which provides specialized fund management and investment advisory services to the ARCHEA Asia HERO Innovators Fund (www.heroinnovator.com), the only Asian SMID-cap tech-focused fund in the industry. KB is an internationally featured investor rooted in the principles of value investing for over a decade as a fund manager and analyst in the Asian capital markets who started his career at a boutique hedge fund in Singapore where he was with the firm since 2002 and was also part of the core investment committee in significantly outperforming the index in the 10-year-plus-old flagship Asian fund. He was also the portfolio manager for Asia-Pacific equities at Korea’s largest mutual fund company. Prior to setting up the H.E.R.O. Innovators Fund, KB was the Chief Investment Officer & CEO of a Singapore Registered Fund Management Company (RFMC) where he is responsible for listed Asian equity investments. KB had taught accounting at the Singapore Management University (SMU) as a faculty member and also pioneered the 15-week course on Accounting Fraud in Asia as an official module at SMU. KB remains grateful and honored to be invited by Singapore’s financial regulator Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to present to their top management team about implementing a world’s first fact-based forward-looking fraud detection framework to bring about benefits for the capital markets in Singapore and for the public and investment community. KB also served the community in sharing his insights in writing articles about value investing and corporate governance in the media that include Business Times, Straits Times, Jakarta Post, Manual of Ideas, Investopedia, TedXWallStreet. He had also presented in top investment, banking and finance conferences in America, Italy, Sydney, Cape Town, HK, China. He has trained CEOs, entrepreneurs, CFOs, management executives in business strategy & business model innovation in Singapore, HK and China.

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