A filing with the SEC today revealed that the startup has raised an additional $2.1 million in venture funding led by InterWest, with contributions from its existing investors. GAIN co-founder and CEO Nick Gammell tells us that the new capital will support some big changes that the startup has in store for its apps and fitness marketplace, the latter of which my colleague Colleen Taylor covered in detail earlier this year . Although the startup isnt ready to share details yet, he did say that we can expect some big product and business news to arrive in the next few months. In the meantime, you can find GAIN at home here and Colleen taking GAIN for a test drive below. Founded November 2009 Total Funding $2.79M Overview GAIN Fitnesss web and mobile applications generate personalized training plans based on exercise science, matched to an individualas body, goals, and lifestyle factors, to help regular exercisers optimize fitness and adapt to schedule changes.
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4 Great Fitness Tracker Bracelets
Get one of these fitness tracker bracelets to help you keep track of your activity and motivate you to stay in shape! At the very least, these high-tech fitness trackers will track your activity to show you how sedentary you are during the colder, winter months (which is a very scary thought). Below is a round-up of the best gadgets out there. FitBit Force Price: $130 Features: Tracks sleep, steps, and calories; watch capability; compatibility with newer iPhone and select Android phones; mini OLED screen; water-resistant; iOS and Android apps; Bluetooth capability; coming soon smart call notifications Look: Lightweight and comfortable Cons: only select Android devices are compatible Jawbone Up Price: $130 Features: great mobile app on iPhone and some Android devices; measures overall movement; tracks sleep patterns; motivational tools on the app; measures mood; social component that links you to other Up users Look: Comfortable rubber bracelet minimalist look; Cons: no screen; no Bluetooth capability Withings Plus Price:$100 Features:pedometer, heart rate monitor, and sleep tracker; long battery life; small and lightweight; Bluetooth capability; and Android and iOScompatibility Look: It is basically just a little piece of black plastic that you can put into a watch-like case. Cons: not water-resistant; hard to see in the direct sunlight Nike FuelBand SE Price:$149 Features: Bluetooth capability; resistance to water (you can shower with it on!); measures sleep; Fuel activity point system; new and improved app for iOS Look: colorful interior inPink, Volt, Black, and Crimson; black plastic lightweight exterior; comes in 3 sizes Cons:only iOS compatibility After looking at the features and cons of each high-tech fitness tracker bracelet, you need to decide which features you cant live without. Some important features are compatibility with iOS or Andoird devices as well as Bluetooth capability.
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