Inboard's ambitious electric scooter project led to its bankruptcy
Inboard was a promising and well-funded California-based electric skateboard company with a long list of fans. But the company's pursuit of an electric scooter ultimately led to its downfall. It was mid-2018, and everyone and their brother wanted to debut an electric scooter. E-scooters were hotter than a steel slide at recess.
Electric skateboard startup Inboard is for sale and all employees have been laid off
Inboard Technology, an electric skateboard startup from Santa Cruz, California, is working with a liquidation firm to sell off its intellectual property and assets after trying to pivot to e-scooters, The Verge has learned. All 24 employees, most of whom were located at the company's headquarters in Santa Cruz, California, have been laid off.