POP-IT Tennis

The Most Convenient Way To Pick Up A Tennis Ball #LetsAceItTogether

Pop-It Tennis, LLC
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*Note: the MK1 prototypes used in our video are from an earlier design. After various stages of rigorous product testing and development, our most recent and final MK3 prototypes have been completed and are displayed below--thank you!*

Con·ven·ient: involving little trouble or effort

Pop·It: the most convenient way to pick up a tennis ball; a device that comfortably fits on the end of your tennis racket enabling you to easily pick up the ball; also acts as a racket stand 

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As Baltimore natives, we take pride in our hometown and the Charmed City of Baltimore; we have worked hard to keep our design, development, and manufacturing efforts as close to home as we can. We are very thankful for the local teams and potential partnerships we have been fortunate enough to create and work with and hope to spread the #BMORELOVEas far as we can!

Picking up our final prototypes at Harbor Designs & Manufacturing, LLC here in Baltimore, MD!

 

Picking up our final prototypes at Harbor Designs & Manufacturing, LLC here in Baltimore, MD!

The Pop-it's beveled edge allows for a comfortable transition from product to racket...you won't even know it's there!

Small grippers inside the Pop-it grab the felt material of the tennis ball so you can simply "pop" the device over the ball, lift, and release...it's that easy!

Small grippers inside the Pop-it grab the felt material of the tennis ball so you can simply "pop" the device over the ball, lift, and release...it's that easy!

Help Pop-It reach it's full potential! One of our largest and most desirable markets are junior players. Coming in different new designs and covered with their favorite characters and logos, Pop-It collections could be endless! From Limited Editions and time sensitive collectibles to well-known designs and characters, we want to jazz up their rackets and give them something fun to add to their game!

**Product above is an earlier prototype design!**

 

**Product above is an earlier prototype design!**

Pop-It is a community effort. Partnering with camps, tournaments, tennis clubs, and recreational centers we can bring even more flair and excitement to the game for players of all ages and skill levels so we can #aceittogether!

Pop-its make great promotional tools and are designed to be customized to your liking! With a special printing space on the next, we can place any logo, design, or text you wish on its neck so you can Pop-It your own way!

Your contributions will strategically be allocated among the following:

1. Product Development: tooling, manufacturing costs, and any design changes that need to be made

2.Marketing: visiting local (at first!) tournaments and events to showcase the Pop-It and help it gain industry exposure (i.e. Citi Open, USTA tournaments, etc)

3. Legal fees: while the Pop-It is patent pending and trademarked, we a potrion of your contributions will helps us with final legal fees needed to secure Pop-It sales!

The Pop-It started as an idea not even a year ago; we knew we had something we wanted to share with the tennis/sporting & recreational communities and had no choice but to hit the ground running! With diligent design work and dedicated product testing, we picked up our final prototypes at the end of last year! Getting this into your hands as quickly as possible has always been our number one goal, now there's, there's just one step left....back us!

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Risks and challenges

The greatest challenge with the Pop-It is working with the design to ensure it will pick up all ball sizes. Currently, the Pop-it and Lil' Pop-It pick up both regulation sized balls and red dot balls, Since we know junior players will get a lot of benefit from the Pop-It, we are working to ensure various different sizes used for practice and tournaments, will be able to be picked up. We have been conducting in depth market research and product testing and are working with various local clubs to test the Pop-It and gather the sizes needed to ensure it will work for all tennis balls!

 

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Love Point

10% off MSRP

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15 Point

20% off MSRP

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$25
30 Point

35% off MSRP

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$40
40 Point

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Get a Pop-It in EVERY COLOR! 30% off MSRP

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$55
Game Point! LIMITED EDITION

iFundWomen Only!

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$150
Game, Set, Match!

iFundWomen ONLY! Available in MD, DC, VA, PA

5 Supporters
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$400
Junior Tourney

60% off MSRP

5 Supporters
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$1,000
US OPEN

iFundWomen ONLY! Approximately 65% off MSRP, perfect for country clubs!

4 Supporters
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