Boldport Club at 500 subscribers @Boldport #makerbusiness

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Boldport Club at 500 — Boldport.

Boldport Club now has over 500 active members! That’s 500 people the world over receiving the soldering projects that we design and manufacture every month in London. It’s certainly reason to celebrate and reflect.

We shipped Pease, our first project, mid-March 2016. By then we already had an astonishing 170 members who were confident enough that we will deliver interesting projects. We’ve had strong growth in 2016 and gained a net of 100 members in 2017.

We have members from all over the world; most are from the US. In the US, California is where most members are. In total we’ve shipped 22 projects in about 8300 packages.

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Read more, congrats Boldport AND if you enjoy soldering, subscribe and support a very cool maker company! Get £10 discount at theur shop until March 9th. Use code 500BCMEMBERS at checkout.


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