Origaudio

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OrigAudio is a consumer audio company launched by Jason Lucash and Mike Szymczak. Their products include “Fold n’ Play”, foldable speakers made from recycled materials and utilizing the Japanese art of origami to fold and unfold.

OrigAudio’s second product called “Rock-It” utilizes vibration sequences to turn any object into a speaker. The product was launched in January 2010 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.[1] The product was named to the New York Post's list of the top gadgets to look for in 2010.[2]

The company's latest product, "Doodle", allows consumers to design the graphics on their own speaker. Users can upload their own photograph, logo or artwork and the company will print it on the face of a custom speaker.[3]

OrigAudio was featured on the second season of ABC's show, Shark Tank, where they were offered an investment from millionaire Robert Herjavec.[4] By the time the episode had aired, the company's valuation had doubled and the owners declined the offer.[5]

In January 2013, Lucash was named Entrepreneur magazine's "Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year"[6] and more recently the company was named to Inc. magazine's prestigious "500 Fastest Growing Companies in America" list.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archive Stories Blog: OC Unwired : The Orange County Register". gadgetress.freedomblogging.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  2. ^ "’10’s holiday gifts". nypost.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
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  5. ^ "The ‘Poor Man’s Surround Sound’ to Top $5M in Sales| Latest News Videos | Fox Business". video.foxbusiness.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  6. ^ "Emerging Entrepreneur of 2012: Jason Lucash | Entrepreneur.com". entrepreneur.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  7. ^ "OrigAudio - Costa Mesa, CA". inc.com. Retrieved 2014-05-24. 

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