Our Story


Coffee Joulies were invented by two Daves who were neighbors and classmates in Pennington, New Jersey. Working from opposite coasts for 8 months, they conceived, engineered, prototyped, and hand-produced the first run of Coffee Joulies.

Kickstarter

Coffee Joulies then launched as a project on Kickstarter. Seeking $9500 to pay for half the cost of tooling, Dave & Dave began raising funds on March 29, 2011. By the time the project ended on May 2 they had raised $306,944 earning them third place in the Kickstarter Hall of Fame and providing enough money to make Joulies in the USA.

 

Shopify Build a Business Competition

Holiday sales went so well that Coffee Joulies ended up winning Grand Prize in the Shopify Build a Business Competition. This included a trip to San Francisco to have dinner with Tim Ferriss, a trip to New York City to have lunch with Seth Godin and Gary Vaynerchuk, and a cash prize of $100,000.

 

Shark Tank

Coffee Joulies aired on ABC's Shark Tank on January 11, 2013. 

It's not very often when you have all 5 Sharks that are interested in a business, but then again, it's not every day you see something as unique as the Coffee Joulies come around.