Alumni trio’s under-desk elliptical machine, Cubii, moves forward

“I always had the idea in the back of my mind that there must be something out there to help people stay active in the workplace,” Amav Dalmia said. Read the full article here

Working as an intern while an undergraduate, Arnav Dalmia was tired of sitting down on the job. After his company denied his request for a standing desk, Dalmia, AB’13, got the idea for Cubii, an under-the-desk elliptical machine.

I always had the idea in the back of my mind that there must be something out there to help people stay active in the workplace,” Dalmia said.

Amav Dalmia, AB'13, along with Shivani Jain, AB’13, and Ryota Sekine, AB’13, are the founders of the company Fitness Cubed, whose product Cubii was recently promoted during Chicago Ideas Week. As fourth-year students, they presented their proposal to the New Venture Challenge, a competition run by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. 

 

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