Michael c. Larson, PH.D.    Entrepreneur


Xorbent Technologies, LLC

Director and creator of MIND Studios, a full-service product design and development studio housed within the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.  MIND Studios currently serves over 30 clients ranging from large corporations to individuals with research, analysis, design and prototyping capabilities. We have helped multiple independent inventors launch start-ups based upon consumer products, medical devices and energy systems.

Co-founder (2005) and CEO of Innovention Toys, LLC, which designs, manufactures and distributes high-tech games and toys.  The primary product is the MENSA award-winning KHET: the laser game (see www.khet.com).  The company exceeded $1M in revenues in its second year of operation.  KHET has sold over 150,000 units to date and continues to do well in the independent toy market.

Co-founder (2005) of Xorbent Technologies, LLC, a medical device start-up based on a patented surgical stapler Michael invented.  The company has received $13.2M in venture investment and is now operating under the name of Entrigue Surgical, LLC.  Michael is a minority shareholder in this enterprise offering products to serve ENT surgeons.