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The Infinity Glove

Advanced all purpose glove.

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Our gloves will protect your hands in any situation. We have designed these gloves to be more versatile than any other currently on the market. These are suitable for construction workers, gardeners, landscapers, mechanics, skiers, and the list goes on. Our gloves are also the most durable of any other. This means these will be the last gloves you will ever buy.

Which Nike Grind materials will your idea utilize?

  • Rubber Outsoles
  • Rubber Flashings
  • Rubber Granulate
  • EVA Foam Components
  • Laminated EVA Foam
  • Mixed Apparel Textile
  • Footwear Fiber "Fluff"
  • Full Grain Leather Scraps
  • Split Leather Scraps Coated
  • Synthetic Leather

How specifically will these materials be incorporated into your solution?

The outside of the gloves will be made with the synthetic leather and leather scraps to reinforce where needed (primarily it would act as a lining),with rubber at the fingertips for maximum grip. The fluff and foam material will be used as insulation between the leather and the mixed apparel textile inside liner. This will also provide comfort to the user and absorb moisture.

Please include a visual (can be either 2D or 3D) representation/prototype of your concept. (required)

What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Research & Early Testing

Describe your target market. Who will benefit from your product?

Construction workers, gardeners, mechanics, virtually anyone who uses gloves.

How will you scale your idea? Please describe in detail your plan to scale your concept.

We will start in online sales with the hopes of making into physical stores such as REI, cabelas, or other outdoors stores. One of the problems we see is that because this product is so durable it will be hard to get customers to come back and buy more gloves. We hope that those who buy those who buy the product will tell their friends, families, or coworkers about them which will counter the loss we have without the returning customers.

How is your idea innovative?

The glove are used by the high end Nike materials which we hope will better sell the product.

What inspired this idea?

We realized Nike did offer as big of a glove variety or quality that it could have. With this in mind we designed a glove that would fill this gap and offer them plans to do it.

Tell us about yourself and your team. What is your background and experience?

We are a group of high-school entrepreneurs submitting this as a part of our class project, but we also strive to spark a change for the better in the glove industry by using green technology/materials, and to test the limits of modern gloves.

In what city are you located?

Portland

In what country are you located?

USA

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Hi Thomas Gritzmacher ,

A reminder that the ideas phase of this Challenge closes in less than one hour, at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Please have your submission updated by this deadline with content to all proposal questions complete.

Excited to have you in the Challenge!

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