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Spring Loaded Technology (2017 Fall Update)

We energize knees with the power of bionics

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2012
  • Employees 26
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website springloadedtechnology.com

Company Summary

We build and deliver bionic technologies to improve lives. Our bionic knee braces store energy as you bend your knees and restore that energy as you straighten your legs. The result is the world's first bionic knee brace that can instantly enhance or restore strength and mobility, enabling our customers to do more. The opportunities, ranging from athletic training to injury prevention and mobility assistance are enormous.

Team

  • At the forefront of commercializing Spring Loaded’s bionic knee bracing technology, Chris thrives at the interface of research and development to foster the creation of new products that have the potential to improve your quality of life. A published and award-winning scientist and CEO, Chris is recognized for his strong track record in bridging the gap between science and business.

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    VP Sales and Marketing

    Rene has an excellent track record and reputation as a trusted sales professional in the health industry. He has worked his way up from a sales representative to senior roles including Marketing Manager, Director of Sales and Marketing, and VP of Sales for a variety of consumer product companies. Most recently, he served as the VP of Sales for Ascenta, sold to Nature’s Way in 2015. Rene was instrumental in structuring and leading the sale.

  • An agent of change with over 15 years of experience, Dawn is leading Spring Loaded Technology’s rapid expansion to meet growing consumer demand for bionic knee braces. Dawn is a proven company builder and has held leadership roles with over fifteen high-growth technology companies including Blackberry, DHX Media, and several venture-backed companies. Dawn led several acquisitions by DHX, along with their eventual IPO.

  • Stephen Fitzgerald has 25 years of experience turning technology into products. "Fitz" has flown an experiment on the space shuttle, worked on the development of the stealth fighter, invented ultra-fast thermoforming machines and 'pick & place robots', and designed and produced all manner of carbon fiber sporting goods. Fitz has a dozen patents to his name, a MASc in Mechanical Engineering and is a Certified Management Accountant.

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    Keith Gordon
    Director of Marketing

    Keith comes to Spring Loaded having spent the last 15 years developing his Marketing Communications expertise on a wide variety of projects for brands such as Toshiba, AstraZeneca, Bell, Intel and Pfizer. Keith has worked with startups from a range of sectors including wireless, biotech, digital media, and fintech to achieve market leadership and acquisition. Most recently, Keith was Marketing Manager at STI Technologies, which exited in 2017.

Advisors

Previous Investors

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    Innovacorp
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    First Angel Network
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    Sky Ventures
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    Build Ventures
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    Terry Thorne
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    Jeff Arnold
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    Western Angels
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    Wilmington Investor Network
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    Keiretsu Forum
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