20/02/2014 | by Alex Burd
The growth of crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter, Crowdtilt and IndieGoGo have encouraged a colourful collection of budding entrepreneurs to take over the world wide web with their innovations and ideas. Ideas that are just so good, they struggled to get funding elsewhere.
Action sports has always been ripe for inventors who have a lengthy, if mixed, relationship with snowboarders, surfers and BMXers. Given the boom in inventive opportunists, MPORA decided to take a look through the crowdfunding world to find the boffins reinventing the wheel – or just adding extra wheels to things that previously didn’t have or need one.