CH25: Kegan Schouwenburg

Revolutionizing orthotics with a mobile phone

Mention “orthotics” and most will hobble away quickly to avoid the Grandma-shoe stigma. But NYC-based start-up SOLS is simplifying the process with a non-invasive digital fitting that results in corrective insoles customized to your needs. The 3D-printing system, which SOLS built entirely in-house, is “the only end-to-end platform which enables scalable mass-customization of physical goods with an iPhone,” says founder Kegan Schouwenburg. Schouwenburg—a Pratt graduate—grew …