1 Million in a day: systems design graduate's watch is a hit

Monday, April 16, 2012

Remember the BlackBerry watch? Its creator, a Waterloo systems design engineering and VeloCity graduate Eric Migicovsky, is now following up with a next-generation watch for iPhone and Android, and he’s already raised nearly $1 million in pre-sales since yesterday to bring it to market.

That’s 10 times the $100,000 his company, Pebble Technology of Palo Alto, CA, set out to raise by May 18 – more than a month away. 

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