Irish company raises €2 million in funding for electric fitness device

BionicGym was founded by Dr Louis Crowe

Dr Louis Crowe of Bionic Gym

Dublin-based BionicGym has raised $2.5 million (€2 million) on Indiegogo, the largest ever amount raised by an Irish start-up on the crowdfunding website.

BionicGym, founded by Dr Louis Crowe, has developed a groundbreaking product that uses electrical impulses to induce aerobic exercise.

Last week Crowe’s product featured on the Channel 4 series How to Lose Weight Well, which is watched by about 2.5 million people per episode. Presenter Dr Xand van Tulleken, who ...