exercise app

By Dave Muoio 02:56 pm July 22, 2020
Cure.fit, an Indian fitness, health and lifestyle brand with $400 million in funding, announced this morning the official kickoff of its U.S. launch. Its app is now available for free download on the App Store and Google Play. Founded in 2016, the brand gained steam in its home market by taking a holistic, integrated approach to wellness. The strategy is demonstrated through its range of sub-...
By Dave Muoio 03:43 pm May 23, 2019
Future, maker of an app-based personal trainer and nutrition service, has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding round led by Kleiner Perkins. Mamoon Hamind, a partner at the venture capital firm, will be joining Future’s board. WHAT THEY DO Through its $150 per month subscription app, Future pairs consumers with a remote personal fitness coach that will provide weekly training plans that can be...
By Dave Muoio 12:01 pm March 13, 2019
Physera — an app-based platform for musculoskeletal (MSK) exercises and remote consultations with physical therapists — has raised $8 million in a Series A round headed by BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners. With this, the company has now raised more than $10 million in total, and counts Innovation Endeavors, Lux Capital, Expa, Slow Ventures, iD Ventures, J-Angels, Rock Health’s Halle Tecco...
By Laura Lovett 02:11 pm March 2, 2018
Finding ways to excersise in Siberia where weather is notoriously extreme can be difficult. But a recent study published by JMIR set out to see if an iPad-based exercise regime could help seniors living in Siberia.  Researchers found that trainees showed a high level of technology acceptance and had a high score of intention to use the technology in the future. The study also showed that overall...
By Aditi Pai 06:36 am January 7, 2015
San Francisco-based fitness app company fitmob raised $5 million from 112 investors -- $1 million of the funding came from Recruit Strategic Partners and was previously disclosed. Some $3.25 million of the round came from Mayfield Fund, Structure.vc, Venture51, Queensbridge Capital, and Vast Ventures. The remainder came from investors on AngelList. This brings the company's total funding to at...