What's the big idea?
Several years ago, we were shocked to learn about all the toxic chemicals found in plastic. When it came to our kids, it seemed that everything they used was plastic, especially in feeding and drink ware. So we started our company Silikids®; making accessories out of silicone and providing a safer alternative to plastic.
We are introducing the Siliskin® Glass, perfect for kids who are ready for a “big kid” cup. We developed a new patent pending Siliskin® design with built in shock absorption to help protect the glass from breakage, provide better grip and make glass the ‘norm again…
Describe the nearest player in your field.
EIO is a close competitor that uses a mason jar as a drinking cup with a sippy lid for toddlers, and has a sleeve that covers half of the glass for some protection.
How are you different from that player?
Our patent pending Siliskin® covers the entire glass cup and is capable of dropping and bouncing from extreme heights giving the glass 30x’s more protection than other glass cups out on the market. The Siliskin Glass is also dishwasher and microwave safe and can be boiled to sterilize.
How's the world different with your idea in it?
We are making it easy for kids to use glass drink ware instead of toxic plastics linked to health problems such as heart disease, cancer and autism (to name a few). By using glass we can also cut down on the huge environmental impact that un-recycled plastics have on our landfills and oceans.
Why are you the one to run with this idea?
Since 2006, we have been building our company Silikids out of a passion to provide safer, cleaner, greener products for our children. We love what we do and push the limits of the entrepreneurial spirit that allows us to bring superior, innovative and creative products to the market!