There are many ways we live our daily lives that can be improved from how we sleep to how we eat and drink. With the help of Kickstarter, a powerful crowdfunding platform, the creative and innovative ideas that solve these common problems are turned into real products. 

Kickstarter become invaluable to inventors and innovators looking to launch their genius kitchen gadgets, and the platform has brought us some of the coolest, most imaginative kitchen tools that save our time and money.

As we plan to launch on Kickstarter ourselves. We decided to check out some of the biggest and best kickstarter projects from last year.

kick-starter kitchen gadget 

ChopBox: World's First Smart Cutting Board With 10 Features

Funds raised: $1,794,958

Number of backers: 13,015

Created by: The YES Company

“The Chopbox met its original goal of $10,000 in only 25 minutes after launching on Kickstarter!!”


Rather than needing up to 5 single-use gadgets and tools in your kitchen, the ChopBox combines all five into one amazing chopping board. You will never go to find or store smaller single-use kitchen tools, sort of a food scale or kitchen timer again and will have more room for storage and organization in your kitchen. 

Why it’s cool: 

ChopBox is the world’s first SMART chopping board kitchen gadget with 10 insanely useful features. It’s great for slicin’ and dicin’, features a built-in sharpener,instant-access scale, and UV sterilizer that you’ll use whenever you cook.

kick-starter kitchen gadget

Prepd Skillet

Funds raised: $$1,641,272

Number of backers: 10,308 

“A revolutionary Pre-Seasoned Non-Stick Skillet”

What it is: Prepd Skillet is one of the most funded kitchen gadgets that you will surely love. It combines non-stick convenience with the performance, versatility, and durability of cast-iron, to create the ultimate pan.

Why it’s cool:  Unlike the other regular pan, Prepd Skillet can handle any challenge you throw at it and will take your cooking to the next level. It’s a shockingly versatile cast-iron skillet that lets you sear, fry and bake anything with truly unbeatable results. 

kick-starter kitchen gadget

Pocket-sized, Re-useable Cutlery & Chopsticks

Funds raised: $1.2 million

Number of backers: 16,898

Created by: Cutlery

“Pocket-sized, Reusable Cutlery & Chopsticks for On-the-Go!”

What it is: The world’s smallest kitchen gadget cutlery set with a tiny box. It is a Collapsible & Portable Cutlery & Chopsticks Designed To Replace Single-Use Plastic For Good.#BYOC (Bring Your Own Cutlery)

Why it’s cool: This small box cutlery set is perfectly fit in your pocket and bags. It is tailored for eating in the office on the go and wherever you want. It is made of stainless steel it is extremely hygienic and easy to clean. It has multiple colors that you can choose. 

kick-starter kitchen gadget

COFFEEJACK™- The Pocket-Sized Barista

Funds raised: $1.2 million

Number of backers: 11,178

“Pollution Saving coffee maker No Bigger than a Cup”

What it is: Coffee Jack is the smallest coffee maker within the world. If you are a coffee lover then this kitchen gadget is a perfect tool for you. No more expensive portable coffee makers!!

Why it’s cool: The best thing about this tool is you don’t need electricity to make your coffee, no more filters or consumables. Just an excellent little environment-saving machine that delivers the very best quality espresso coffee for life!

kick-starter kitchen gadget

BRU: The Ultimate Tea Machine

Funds raised: CHF 504,066

Number of backers: 4,245

“Create your perfect tea”

What it is: Named after the South African slang for a friend, BRU is the best Tea Making machine. It will simplify the tea making process. 

Why it’s cool: With BRÜ, you have the freedom to set your brewing time, water temperature and cup size at the twist of a dial and push of a button. The machine saves your previous settings so you can quickly repeat the process without having to change the settings every time.

How do you find "coming soon" projects on Kickstarter?

Unfortunately, there is no such category both on Kickstarter and that allows you to find such projects. You also can’t search for those kinds of projects on both Kickstarter and other crowdfunding platforms. 

However, there are some other ways through which you will be able to know about the projects that are soon going to be launched by its owners. Such as Facebook and Instagram.

If you own a cafe, bar or even a restaurant you need to have a high-quality serving tray that will surely last long. 


What it is: Tipsi Tray was made and design by Single Handed Ltd a small yet innovative home and hospitality brand. It is the best serving tray that functional kitchen gadgets usually used to carry plates of food and dishes to diners.

Why it’s cool: The company comes up with a unique design tray and allows it easier to use for those with balance, shaking, or disabilities which make carrying a traditional tray more difficult, dangerous or even impossible in some cases.

We feel so proud to finally offer this product to the Kickstarter this coming 29th of April to the community and sincerely hope you are able to help make our dream a reality.

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