Punch'd Energy
$4,169 of $7,500
17 days left
Punch'd Energy
Natural Energy – Caffeine Gummies!
$4,169
of $7,500
17 days left
Punch'd Energy is a first mover in the natural energy space: 100% all-natural, green coffee bean caffeine energy in assorted super-fruity, low cal, low carb, gummie bears. Punch'd Energy is a fun brand that connects with consumers quickly. Caffeine gummies?!? That's all you have to say to try the tastiest, most fun personal energy product on the planet!

Cleaning up the personal energy game… Punch’d Gummies!

It’s a family affair!

Your Gifts for Contributing
$30 – $44
Be the First to Get the 12-Pack!
$45 – $59
Cool Punch'd Energy Tote!
$60+
EVERYTHING Punch'd Energy!
About this project

No matter your lifestyle, we all reach that point in the day (or night!) where we need some extra energy. It’s tempting to reach for an energy drink at the gas station, or to grab a Frappuccino® at Starbucks®, when you’re in a slump. Unfortunately, many of our go-to energy products are loaded with sugar and other ingredients we can’t even pronounce. They may give us temporary energy, but they eventually cause us to crash, and some come with long-lasting negative health effects.

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Punch’d Gummies are an all-natural caffeine product made with maximum taste and minimal sugar. We use caffeine from green coffee beans to give you fast energy, and fruit juice to sweeten the deal. Whether it’s between school and soccer practice, or you’re heading to the gym after sitting at work all day, Punch’d Gummies fit into any lifestyle.

Take a Closer Look at What’s Inside Punch’d Energy

Ingredients you can read. No weird stuff. All-natural and organic ingredients. No artificial anything. No sugar alcohols. No saccharin or aspartame. No high fructose corn syrup. No partially hydrogenated oils. Gluten free. Cruelty free. Fat free. Dairy free. Soy free. Allergen free. Irradiation free. Worry free!

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Punch’d Gummies are low carb, low cal, low sugar, and low glycemic. They work really well and really fast because you chew your energy!

What’s Next for Us?

In 2014, we started working with food scientists at Stanford University and experts at The National Food Lab to create our all-natural caffeine gummies. Since launching into retail, we’ve refined our formula even further based on feedback from thousands of customers.

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We started this PieShell project to help us produce our next batch of gummies at our co-packer: our new and improved Punch’d Gummies v2.0!

So What’s Different?

We’ve learned so much in the last nine months, and we’ve taken that knowledge and made an even better product that reflects the tastes and needs of our awesome customers.

We have tweaked the formula to perfection - we’ve maintained the great taste and texture, with only a tiny amount of added sugar.

We’ve also added two new flavors, Passion Fruit and Peach, that along with Apple, Grape, Lime, and Orange, give a total of six flavors.

We’re also redoing our packaging so that it reflects this new and improved version.

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Thank YOU for helping us bring Punch’d Gummies v2.0 to the world. We couldn’t do it without your support!

Learn more about us:
Stepping-stones

Punch’d Gummies v2.0!

1st stepping-stone
Punch’d Gummies Production

We need your help to make Punch’d Gummies v2.0 a huge success story. The more we raise here, the more gummies we can manufacture at our co-packer. We’ve done a lot of legwork to get to this point! We’ve learned a lot with Punch’d Gummies v1.0, and our secret, patent-pending formulations are now complete - we’re ready to bring our little powerhouses to the masses. You’ll be the first to try them and you’ll be a huge part of the natural energy revolution!

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2nd stepping-stone
New Package Design

We’ve learned a lot from the marketplace with our Punch’d Gummies v1.0 product. We love the psychedelic Scooby Doo / Austin Powers packaging of our first product, but since our customers really focus on natural energy and a clean label, we need to point those things out more clearly, and in a font that we can all read! Showing our clean, green prototypes in the pictures, we now need to finalize and produce them in large volume. This stepping-stone gets us close to 50K packs.

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3rd stepping-stone
Social Media Marketing

We have done very limited advertising to date. With your help, we plan to focus on strategic posts across Instagram, Facebook, Amazon, Google, Twitter, and our own website, PunchdEnergy.com. These are the places that will make a big difference in Punch’d Energy education and awareness. We need to create buzzworthy campaigns, and interact with our fans and key influencers more often. We love our @PunchdEnergy #peoplewall people! We’d love to feature YOU wearing your Punch’d Energy T-shirt and getting Punch’d Up! in anything and everything you do! #punchdlove

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Who is Punch'd Energy
John Pinelli + Family + Friends
Founders

Hi! I’m John, and that’s me and my family. We’ve worked with so many great people to get Punch’d Energy to this point, and we can’t wait to take it to the next level with your help!

I’m an engineer in the high tech sector, specifically consumer lifestyle products and manufacturing for scale. Punch’d Gummies is a passion project, a way for me to contribute to the food industry in a positive way with a product that I feel really good about from health and fitness perspectives.

I’m on Linkedin/JohnPinelli with a summary of past projects that include the iPod, Xbox, graphics, motherboards, printers, home automation, and more. Punch’d Gummies were conceptualized at dinner on the boardwalk in Santa Cruz, California while working on another tech project. It’s taken a couple years of research and development, as well as about nine months in retail, to get to this point and to really understand what Punch’d Energy brings to the table.

As the CPO, Chief Punch’d Officer, and Chief Dad I can tell you that these gummies really work well! Green coffee bean caffeine in its raw, natural, un-brewed state is the strongest, fastest way to get a real boost. The cleanest way too. Each gummie bear has 10 mg of caffeine, and they will put a smile on your face every time. Punch’d Gummies are very tasty, especially the new and improved Punch’d Gummies v2.0 with more fruit juice. We really hope you get the chance to try them!

Taste and boost were the two things we had to get right. Let’s bring the best tasting, most fun natural energy caffeine gummies to the rest of the world - thank you!

Your Gifts for Contributing
Contribution of $30 – $44
Be the First to Get the 12-Pack!

Be the First to try the all new Punch’d Gummies v2.0!

12-pack of Punch’d Gummies with 8 assorted superfruit gummies in six flavors: Apple, Grape, Lime, Orange, Passion Fruit, and Peach!

4 Punch’d Energy stickers

12 packs = 12 cups of coffee. Take ‘em with you wherever and whenever you need a quick pick-me-up! Don’t feel like standing in line? These are a great compliment to your daily coffee, or an even better replacement for sodas and energy drinks. You’re absolutely going to LOVE these Punch’d Gummies v2.0!

Shipping in the US only

11 contributors
Contribution of $45 – $59
Cool Punch'd Energy Tote!

This is your chance to be the first to try the all new Punch’d Gummies v2.0!

12-pack of Punch’d Gummies with 8 assorted superfruit gummies in six flavors: Apple, Grape, Lime, Orange, Passion Fruit, and Peach!

4 Punch’d Energy stickers

AND this package has an officially cool Punch’d Energy tote to carry your Punch’d Gummies and your other daily essentials. So handy, and stylish too!

These are the all-new Punch’d Gummies v2.0! The world’s first all-natural superfruit gummie for incredible energy, fat burning, and physical and mental performance. These little guys will change how you go about your daily routine, and you’ll immediately notice that everything you do will be better on Punch’d Gummies days! All of a sudden it’s easier to smile, all the time.

Shipping in the US only

4 contributors
Contribution of $60 or more
EVERYTHING Punch'd Energy!

This is the package you want, it has everything!

The complete Punch’d Energy ensemble is included here. The 12-pack of Punch’d Gummies, the stickers, the super cool tote, AND the famous super-soft, great-fitting, blended T-shirt with the Punch’d Energy logo on the back and our “Taste the Power” Natural Energy word art on the front. If you wear our T-shirt and tag #punchdenergy or #peoplewall, we’ll re-post and make you famous!

These are regular T-shirts (not women’s cut), and we’ll have you specify size (S-M-L-XL) via email following the campaign. Colors may vary. If there is a large request for women’s cut T-shirts, we’ll work that into the package.

Shipping in the US only

36 contributors