MapMyFitness

By Aditi Pai 07:54 am July 16, 2013
This week, fitness app developer MapMyFitness announced a partnership with retailer Brooks Running Company to create an online community, The Happy Run Group. This new social group is based around a three-year program aimed at engaging competition among runners, offering prizes and building community. Last year, MapMyFitness raised $9 million from Austin Ventures. The company also has...
By Jonah Comstock 02:00 am July 16, 2013
Two months ago, MobiHealthNews looked at the fitness apps that Apple recommends to consumers in its app store, pointing out that, at the time, standalone fitness apps were doing better than the apps for connected devices like Fitbit and Jawbone UP. It's important to remember, however, that iOS isn't the only game in town. In the world of fitness apps and devices in particular, we've recently seen...
By Jonah Comstock 01:37 pm March 20, 2013
Two companies made announcements this week that would tie together the increasingly popular world of fitness apps with the increasingly high-tech workout machines found in gyms across the country -- fitness startup MyFitnessPal and fitness equipment maker Precor. MyFitnessPal, an online diet and fitness managing tool which can also be accessed via mobile apps for Apple iOS, Android, and...
By Jonah Comstock 06:45 am December 3, 2012
Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini kicked off the mHealth Summit this morning by announcing a launch date for the mobile implementation of their health data syncing platform CarePass, which will combine Aetna's recent mobile acquisitions and partners into a single offering. CarePass has been available as a web platform, but Bertolini said it would go mobile in March 2013. The platform connects iTriage, the...
By Brian Dolan 04:22 am June 7, 2012
This week Aetna added two more mobile health app developers as partners. One is now a part of its CarePass Sync Platform, which is where it has nestled iTriage -- the startup it acquired last year -- as it continues to build up its ACO strategy. MapMyFitness, a fitness app developer that has a number of apps and more than 9 million users, now integrates with CarePass. Meanwhile, GoodRx -- a cost...
By Brian Dolan 03:11 am June 7, 2012
Mobile fitness technology company MapMyFitness announced that it has raised $9 million in its second round of funding, which was led by return backers Austin Ventures and Milestone Venture Partners. The round also included contributions from a handful of new MapMyFitness strategic partners, namely the Competitor Group and The Running Specialty Group. While MapMyFitness did not disclose any...