August 29, 2016
When Nike CEO Mark Parker announced on the company's earnings call in June that they were working on a major update to the Nike+ app, he said it was in beta testing and "so far we've received very positive feedback on its simplicity and tailored features." There may have been a flaw in the company's testing process: since the app's release last week, it's suffered an onslaught of complaints from...
October 29, 2014
San Francisco, California-based running and cycling app maker Strava raised $18.5 million in a round led by Sequoia with participation from existing investors Sigma West and Madrone Capital Partners. This brings the company's total funding to at least $34.6 million.
Strava will use the funds to expand its service globally.
"Strava is building tomorrow's sporting network in the manner that...
April 1, 2014
Organizer of the Boston Marathon, the Boston Athletic Association has created an app for the upcoming marathon, which happens in April. The Boston Athletic Association released iOS and Android apps that offer runners a way to participate in the marathon even if they aren't in Boston running in the event.
The free app, called Boston Marathon World Run, was created created thanks to sponsorship...