Juan Opitz-Silva, Facundo Guiterrez, José Villatoro, Nils Janßen + Mar Sanchez
What will your new startup’s offers be?
We are the intel inside of clothes. not batteries not motor. the first fully washable wearable device that moves.
Who will be your customers?
We help companies and persons that work standing for long periods of time standing or walking. To reduce the muscle hazard in lower limbs, compressing and providing an oscillating massage without batteries and motors. More than 50% of jobs work standing (Nurses, line production workers, restaurants etc), standing more than five hours a day contributes to significant and prolonged lower-limb muscle fatigue. This raises the risk for long-term back pain and musculoskeletal disorders.
How will you make money?
Our Business model is a B2B initially and B2B2C, currently we provide the active element (motorskins) that is attached to the knitted garment produced and distributed by our partner. Then to scale up we want to co-develop a product integrated with a sales and distribution partner. Also, we get revenues for prototyping and licensing for other industries like the car industry.
How will you take care of your entrepreneurial responsibility?
We are partnering ourselves and experimenting with companies producing compostable materials to integrate them into our production. We are LBGT and gender proactive and looking to increase diversity in our team.