Pear Sports

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By  Laura Lovett 01:23 pm April 16, 2021
Fitness-focused digital health startup Pear Sports is buying fellow exercise company Pilates Metrics for an undisclosed sum. As part of the deal, Pear will be able to integrate Pilates Metrics digital tools into its coaching and wellness offerings. Pilates Metrics brings to the table a digital platform that lets Pilates teachers and studios track, chart and share student progress. The tool is...
By  Laura Lovett 03:58 pm May 7, 2020
Yesterday morning digital health and fitness company Pear Sports announced its purchase of artificial intelligence exercise-coaching platform Performance Lab.  Performance Lab specializes in using AI to gain insights into athletic performance and then develop a personalized exercise program. Pear Sports plans to use this technology in its real-time interactive coaching tool. “The mission at Pear ...
By  Laura Lovett 01:12 pm February 20, 2020
This morning digital fitness coaching platform Pear Sports announced that it has purchased fellow exercise-focused startup Functional Solutions.  Following this acquisition, Pear Sports (not to be confused with digital therapeutics darling Pear Therapeutics) plans to roll Functional Solutions’ visual programming and custom fitness content into its enterprise SaaS. This can then be sold to gyms,...
By  Jonah Comstock 09:57 am May 28, 2015
Pear Sports, the Irvine, California-based activity tracking and audio coaching company, has raised an additional $821,000 according to an SEC filing, the beginning of a hoped-for $3 million round. Investors weren't disclosed, but the funding could possibly be from the Running Specialty Group (RSG), a subsidiary of shoe retailer Finish Line. RSG disclosed in a statement in April that they had made...
By  Aditi Pai 06:22 am May 6, 2014
Irvine, California-based activity tracking and coaching company Pear Sports raised $5 million in a round led by existing investors Innovate Partners and Nordic Ventures. Smart TV company VIZIO also joined the round as a strategic investor. Pear will use the funds to expand sales and marketing for its app as well as white-label product, which was announced in November and is called 'Powered by...