• 2015 - Concept was born for a modular pivot system
  • 2017 - GOAT Tools LLC was formed and the Intellectual Property began being filed
  • 2019 - Functional prototypes provided proof of concept
  • 2021 - Kickstarter campaign raised nearly $200,000 in 30 days
  • 2022 - Began shipping multi-tools to backers in late December
  • 2023, July - Finished fulfilling all Kickstarter pre-orders
  • 2023, August - Shipping Indiegogo orders. Transitioning from Crowdfunding websites to our own store front. Shop now open!
Michael O'Donnell is the creator of GOAT Tools. For over 25 years, Michael has used different multi-tools from all the major brands. Being a US Navy veteran and former private military contractor, combined with over 15 years of engineering experience, Michael has created the ultimate multi-tool with functionality in mind. The technology behind the hot-swappable modular design is officially patented by the USPTO. This platform was inspired and molded by community input and will continue to evolve based on feedback.