Update: FinalStraw raises USD 1.9 million on Kickstarter

A nice update on earlier featured FinalStraw, a stainless steel collapsible straw lined with medical-grade tubing that folds into a tiny case made from recycled material: the venture has raised USD 1.9 million(!) in 30 days on Kickstarter. With tens of thousands of pre-orders, FinalStraw's founder, Miles Pepper, is now ready to travel to China and oversee production.  More at Press Democrat.