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WalkSock

Wear foot orthotics without shoes.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded April 2013
  • Employees 2
  • Website walksock.com

Company Summary

WalkSock designs and manufactures socks that let you wear foot orthotics without shoes. At present the wearing of orthotics at home requires the wearing of shoes at all times. Our company helps solve some of the problems by introducing an orthotic support sock that accommodates the insole inside the sock itself.

Team

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    Vladimir Baranov
    CEO

    Vladimir Baranov is co-founder and CEO at WalkSock. The search to remedy flat feet and aching joints led him to custom orthotics and the initial idea for a sock for foot orthotics. He oversees marketing and sales at WalkSock.

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    Sassan Mirkhani
    COO

    Sassan Mirkhani is co-founder and COO at WalkSock. Undergoing an extensive research and prototyping phase he developed the idea of a sock for foot orthotics into a functional product. Sassan currently oversees manufacturing and product development at WalkSock.

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    Bruse Ramsden
    Advisor

    Bruce Ramsden, Doctor of Podiatric medicine with over 30 years of practice is the president of the Ontario Podiatric Association. Hi is an advisor to WalkSock and brings and understanding of modern podiatry.

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    Bob Small
    Advisor

    Bob Small is a veteran in the hosiery industry and plays a role in helping WalkSock install and operate proprietary state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment required to produce the WalkSock design.

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    Great Canadian Sox Company
    Manufacturer

    The Great Canadian Sox Co. was established in 1934 and now produces socks for medical conditions such as diabetic and compression socks. The company will manufacture WalkSock products.

Advisors

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    John Wires
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Funded by Founders
    Unconfirmed