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FlexLeg

FlexLeg is a hands-free alternative to crutches that brings the advances in prosthetic technology to a new market: temporary injuries

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Provo, UT, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 3
  • Website flexleg.com

Company Summary

FlexLeg will be the producer of the patent pending FlexLeg temporary prosthetic device. FlexLeg is not a prosthetic, though draws upon the advances in prosthetic devices to create a hands-free mobility experience for injured patients with lower-leg injuries. Our customers are medical suppliers, retailers (i.e. Amazon, CVS), insurance companies and end users who will purchase and/or distribute the FlexLeg mobility device.

Team

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    Michael Sanders
    CEO

    Michael is a Mechanical Engineering graduate student at BYU. Upon seeing the poster of an amputee running on a flexible prosthetic, Michael noticed the pitfalls of crutches and knee scooters and decided to take the advances in prosthetics and apply it to a new market: temporary injuries rather than amputees.

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    Mark Roberts
    CTO

    Mark is an undergraduate Mechanical Engineering student at BYU, and was recruited by Mike to help with product research and development of prosthetic devices for the temporarily injured. Together they have developed the innovations involved in the FlexLeg mobility device.

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    Seth Gonzalez
    CMO

    Seth is an MBA student at BYU. he has 5 years of experience with a start-up in the convention service industry and helped grow that company from a $1M to a $3.5M business. Seth facilitates market research and has developed the initial business plan, business model and strategy.

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    Brent Strong
    Advisor

    Dr. Brent Strong, Ph.D. is a Professor of Entrepreneurial technology and Manufacturing Engineering Technology and has been with Brigham Young University since 1992. With a Doctorate in Chemistry he began working at DuPont through the 70’s and has become an expert in composite materials and manufacturing. He has since written or coauthored 17 books related to that subject and has developed 15 patents, giving him great experience bringing in paten

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    Scott Peterson
    Advisor

    Scott R. Peterson is currently the Managing Director for the Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at BYU. He also serves as a board director to Health & Benefit Systems, one of the largest voluntary benefits companies for large corporations and hospitals in the country; APU Solutions, the market leader for salvage and alternative parts for the automotive industry; and Millenniata, a technology company that specializes in archival a

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    Jones Waldo Law Firm
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed