Let’s Do Launch: LadderSpike, the world’s first portable ladder footing system

Posted on February 29, 2024 | Atlantic Business Magazine | 0 Comments


(L-R) Dale Kean and Jordan Spencer, co-founders of LadderSpike, the world’s first portable footing system. They say 2024 will be a big year for their company. (Submitted photo)

Jordan Spencer [31] and Dale Kean [57]

Hometowns: Burin, N.L. (Spencer); Saint Brendan’s (Kean)
Alma maters: Academy Canada, pipefitting and automotive technology (Spencer); on the job training and licensing, industrial electrician and industrial millwright (Kean)
Headquarters: St. John’s, N.L.
Founded: 2021
Employees: 3

The co-founders of LadderSpike Inc. aim to improve on a 10,000-year-old technology and, in the process, launch an innovative small business – one rung at a time.

What is LadderSpike?
It’s fair to say that the old maxim, “It’s as easy as falling off a ladder,” are fighting words to Jordan Spencer and Dale Kean, who have spent the better part of three years crafting, financing, testing, and (soon) selling a device that, they hope, will prevent ladders from slipping ever again. Introducing LadderSpike, the world’s first portable footing system that, Spencer said, is “designed to keep any fibreglass or aluminum ladder in, or on, any type of ground or terrain.

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