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Ejamsi- A men's tie that is also a wallet

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Startacus member Silvestre Ramos has come up with a brilliantly simple idea- a men's tie that is also a wallet. He has spent a long time designing and developing his product called Ejamsi and is now in the process of crowdfunding via kickstarter.Ejamsi- A men's tie that is also a wallet

We loved his original and quirky idea and were keen to learn more, so we invited him to tell us more with a Startacus self interview…. and here it is!

What was the inspiration for you and your team to build the Ejamsi?

It starts after years in the banking industry wearing a suit daily. I started to get back pain, and feel really uncomfortable having my wallet in my back pocket. So I decided to switch to my front pocket but seemed it wasn’t working either as it showed a bulge in my pants, not cool!
I thought to myself there has to be a better way. So I set off to look online for a solution. Didn’t find any I liked. To many minimalistic wallets to choose from, I was looking for a replacement that didn’t exist.

So it hit me! Why not a Necktie + Wallet, I reached out to my dad, who has been crafty his whole life, to help design one that was comfortable, secure, and fashionable.
We decided to not just stop there. We wanted to add extra security to the wallet so we chose RFID protection, which prevents readers from accidentally picking up the data in RFID-based credit cards and ID cards. It’s time to work and attend social events comfortably, securely, and still remain stylish!

What exactly is the Ejamsi and how does it benefit everyone?

This new product is 'Knot your average Tie ; it perfectly combines attire and accessory, creating convenience and comfort for the modern male. The EJAMSI tie is 100% silk, with the exception of the Genuine Leather with RFID protection stitched into the back of the tie that provides compartments for cash or card. This rids the need of wallets for the modern man wearing ties for business purposes, or simply for the sake of fashion. It helps avoid not only having a bulky pocket but also being pick pocketed or losing your wallet which is perfect for a day at work or even a night out at the cocktail lounge.

Tell us a bit about your crowdfunding campaign? How will the funds be utilized?

Our fundraising goal of $8,000.00 is to pay for tooling, manufacturing, fabrication, logistics, and packaging.

Why is your necktie different the all the others?

The Ejamsi necktie and wallet is...

1 - An innovative menswear - World’s first Sleek & Stylish Necktie + Wallet: Hand stitched genuine leather wallet with RFID protection inside a 100% Silk necktie.

2 - A sleek design - Comes in two different designs. A 4 card slot design to fit up to 8 cards 2 cards per slot, and a 3 card slot plus cash slot design to fit up to 6 cards 2 cards per slot and last slot for cash.

3 - Made for daily use - Eliminates carrying a bulky wallet. It also prevents left behind wallet and any theft of wallet from pocket or coat.

4 - Accessible and fashionable - Convenient and stylish for work and a night out at the cocktail lounge.

5 - Simple - It is your daily use necktie to carry all your debit cards, credit cards, discount cards, business cards, cash, anything the size of a credit card... REALLY!!!!

Tell us A little bit about your background?

I Have been in the financial banking industry for about 10 years. I have been supporting, and mentoring medium to big businesses as a Business Banker. I have also owned and managed my own clothing businesses, importing and selling to local retail stores and online.

Thanks for the info Silvestre and best of luck with the campaign! Why not pop yourself over to Ejamsi's kickstarter page for more info and check out his campaign video below! 


Ejamsi Kickstarter video pitch

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Published on: 27th June 2014

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