Design and build the most reliable, simple and ergonomic teardrop camper, with the weekend warrior in mind. We strive to be mindful of our environment everyday and within our community, and thus commit to dedicate 10% of our profits into building and maintaining Free campsites for DROPLET owners and renters. Our dream is to be able to rally Coast to Coast in North America by 2025, relying solely on free campgrounds.
Our Reason for Being
Our roots and energy are in nature. We want to help you feel free and experience this amazing feeling that is waking up in the middle of nature. Inspired by Patagonia, we don’t want to grow our business at any cost. Our products are designed to last, using a great deal of renewable materials in the process. We cater to all vehicle sizes, so long as there is a hitch in the back. DROPLET only weighs 950 lbs!
How many of us own a piece of equipment that is only used 2 or 3 times a year? We are fostering a community of Droplet teardrop trailer renters, so any owner can share their travel trailer, make an extra income, and limit the impact of our overall manufacturing.
We want to make camping accessible and more affordable. Following the footsteps of some land owners in New Zealand, we are committed to dedicating 10% of our benefits to buying land in Canada and USA. These properties will be transformed into free campgrounds for self contained campers.
Being surrounded by so many innovative and local businesses, Simon Fraser University’s Venture Labs helped DROPLET foster a sense of connection to the entrepreneurial community in British Columbia.
Vancity is focused on promoting the local community, our shared values created the perfect foundation for working together on educating the Vancouver area on what DROPLET has to offer.
Colin McWhinnie, Canada Start-up
Colin McWhinnie (B.A., Economics – Leadership Development) focuses on growth and performance improvement. With over 15 years of facilitation and presentation experience and his clients have ranged from large organizations such as Oracle, Bell, Microsoft and Vancity Credit Union.
Dean Barbour, Futurpreneur, Small Business BC
Dean Barbour has worked with small business in British Columbia over the last 20 years. He has been actively involved in organizations that deal directly with the economic climate of BC including the Vancouver Board of Trade, regional and provincial Chambers of Commerce.
MADE IN CANADA
We manufacture in Burnaby, BC with the latest technologies:
• CNC machining – Walls
• Waterjet cutting – Windows
• 3D printing – Windows latches
• Thermoforming – Front window
• Laser – Wheel alignment
• 5-ton press – Wall laminates