Hootsuite founder Ryan Holmes launches Oristand for those who don't want to sit at work

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      You would think that Vancouver entrepreneur Ryan Holmes has enough to keep himself busy.

      The 41-year-old founder and CEO of Hootsuite has insisted in the past that he has no plans to sell the company.

      But he still found time to launch a new venture, Oristand, for those who don't find it comfortable to sit at a desk all day.

      The company has pioneered a much cheaper way for people to stand while they work on a computer. It came as a result of Holmes himself feeling discomforted while sitting as a result of sports injuries.

      Rather than selling conventional desks, Oristand is marketing a contraption that can be placed on top of surfaces. It sells for US$25 (which is now about CDN$35).

      You can check it out in the video below.

      Oristand was in the works for a couple of years but Holmes and his partners waited until this week to officially launch the company.