Meyer Optik Görlitz’s Bankruptcy Shows Kickstarters Don’t Always Work

Here’s an important update for backers of several Kickstarter campaigns for brands under Net SE, including Meyer Optik Görlitz.

If you backed any of the Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns of NetSE for vintage brands like Meyer Optik Görlitz, Ihagee Elbaflex, and Oprema Jena, chances are you won’t get any of your money back, as the company already filed for bankruptcy a few months back. But there seems to be some hope at least for Meyer Optik Görlitz to continue, as another German optics company has recently acquired the trademark rights to the brand. In this case, there is a bit of good for the backers. But for a number of other Kickstarter campaigns out there, it seems like things just don’t always work unless they’re from some sort of established company.

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