Ockel Computers OKL
Reinventing the PC, Redefining Investing
Ockel targets to issue an STO with a maximum value of EUR 2.5 MM. This offering size is smaller than EUR 5 million and hence falls under the exemption statement. However, Ockel Computers chooses to inform all participants as completely as possible. We hereby present to you this Business Strategy Memorandum, which contains all the information you need as an investor to form a sound opinion about the company’s financial situation, outlook, technologies and valuation.read more
Country of origin:
Most often it is the country whose citizens are the main part of the team, or the country where the main office is located.
Ockel Computers B.V.
Country of incorporation:
KYC stands for “Know Your Customer”. It’s the process of identity verification of the customer. Each backer is supposed to pass the KYC procedure and provide their credentials in order to participate in this STO.
The term AML (Anti-Money Laundering) refers to a variety of policies, laws and regulations aimed at combating income generation through fraud.
Total supply tokens:
25 000 000
1 OKL = Eur 0,125
Maximum goal for total funds raised in an STO.
Ockel is founded because we believe we can make a difference in the computer industry.
Microsoft & Intel Partnership
We partner up with Microsoft and Intel to take our product development to the next level.
We present our first product: the Sirius B. At the IFA we also meet IndieGoGo, who advise us to start a crowdfunding campaign for the Sirius B.
Our Sirius B crowdfunding campaign is quite a succes: 100% of the needed funds are raised in only one day!
On popular demand we add a new perk to our crowdfunding campaign: the even more powerful Sirius B Black Cherry.
Start Shipping Sirius B
We start shipping out the first Sirius B’s to our backers.
2016 - Sirius B: $400.000 Raised
Amazing! Our Sirius B crowdfunding campaign has raised $400.000.
It’s moving time: we’ve outgrown our old office and warehouse in Nootdorp, and are moving to a new one in The Hague!
IFA 2016: Tech Awards Hotlist
At IFA 2016, we present the first mock-up of our newest product: the Sirius A. This new take on pocket-sized PC’s doesn’t go unnoticed, and we receive a Tech Awards Hotlist award for “Eye-catching product of IFA 2016”.
Upon finishing the first prototype of our new product, the Sirius A, we prepare the launch of a brand new crowdfunding campaign. This pocket pc with integrated touchscreen is a huge hit: we reach our $100.000 funding goal within a day!
Introducing: Sirius A Pro
Our first backer survey has shown a massive demand for three extra features: 8GB RAM, 128GB eMMC storage and Windows 10 Pro. We’ve reviewed all options to integrate these components in the Sirius A and manage to find a way to implement the most requested features into the Ockel Sirius A Pro.
Start Shipping Sirius B Black Cherry
We start shipping out the first Sirius B Black Cherry computers to our backers.
2017 - CES 2017
We kicked off CES 2017 at the Showstoppers event. It was an amazing experience and we’ve introduced press from all over the world to the Ockel Sirius A, Sirius B Black Cherry and Sirius B.
We’ve raised a total of one million dollars with our crowdfunding campaigns. We’re very grateful to everybody who has supported us so far!
Nomination: Entrepreneur of the Year 2017
Our founder and CEO, Tim, has been nominated for the award “Entrepreneur of the year 2017” for the category “Hardware Industry’ in Western Europe.
Distree EMEA Fresh Award
Upon attending the Distree EMEA, we receive the joyous news that we’ve won the Distree Fresh Award.
Sirius A: $500.000 Raised
Only a short while in our crowdfunding campaign for the Sirius A, we’ve reached an awesome milestone: 500.000 dollar has been raised for the production of our newest pocket PC!
When you create awesome products, you need a website to match. We’ve been working hard on creating a new website, and we’re pretty pleased with the final result.
It’s time for our third IFA attendance. This year, our visitors can experience the Sirius A for themselves, as we show off several near-final working prototypes of the Sirius A.
Sponsorship ADO Den Haag
With our HQ already located in the ADO Den Haag football stadium, it’s only logical that we show our support for the football team. With the start of the 2017/2018 football season, we’re proud to announce that we’re shirt sponsor for the first team!
This year we have the great honour of attending the Dutch Design Week with the Sirius A. To make things even better, we win the GIO Award! GIO stands for “Goed Industrieel Ontwerp”, which translates to “Great Industrial Design”.
CES Innovation Award
We’re on a roll: only a few days after receiving the GIO Award, we’re surprised with the news that we’ve also won a CES Innovation Award. The Sirius A is selected as a CES 2018 Innovation Awards HONOREE in the Computer Hardware and Components product category.
2018 - CES 2018
It’s time for another trip to Las Vegas for CES 2018! We’ve had a blast and have met great people, including backers, distributors, retailers and Ockel enthusiasts. We even had Royal Highness prins Constantijn der Nederlanden visit our stand!
As part of the Computable Future Lab, we’re attending the Info Security exhibition in Brussels. The interest in our products has been overwhelming and we were definitely the “showstopper” of the event!
Start Shipping Sirius A & Sirius A Pro
After months of testing and a huge quality control operation, where each and every device has been checked, we are ready to ship out the first batch of Sirius A pocket PC’s.
Sirius A: $900.000 Raised
The Sirius A crowdfunding campaign has reached another milestone: $900.000 has been raised to date. On to 1 million!
Red Dot Design Award 2018
We’re finally allowed to spread the word: the Ockel Sirius A has won the Red Dot Design Award 2018! The Red Dot award is one of the most prestigious awards to win for product designs. Let’s hope this is the first Red Dot of many more to come!
Ockel Experience Day
Together with our Dutch PR-partner Reshift, we’ve organized an “Ockel Experience Day” in our HQ. A total of five Ockel enthusiasts were invited to unbox and test the Ockel Sirius A. This has inspired us to think about organizing a “Backer Experience Day” as well.
Sirius A at BCC
We are proud to officially launch the Sirius A and Sirius A Pro in the Netherlands, by partnering up with the large Dutch electronics retailer BCC, which is part of the Groupe Fnac Darty.
Nomination: German Design Award 2019
The Sirius A has been nominated for the German Design Award 2019 for Excellent Product Design. The attention of the jury was attracted by the extraordinary look and feel of the Sirius A.
Nomination: Startup of the Year 2018
We are nominated for the Computable Awards 2018 in the category Dutch Startup of the year! The award will be granted to a startup that stood out in the past year.
Ockel Online Store
Behind the scenes we’ve been working on the worldwide launch of the Sirius A and Sirius A Pro. After months of web development and testing we launch the Ockel Online Store.
Target Open House
The Sirius A is one of the products that are currently featured in the Garage space at Target Open House in San Francisco.
Team members (8)
Founder & Owner
Jan Paul Hagg
Sales & Product Manager
Frank van der Hak
Sjoerd de Ridder
Douwe de Gier