Four years into our business journey, the sharks started circling – and we welcomed it. My co-founder and I were pleased to accept the opportunity to appear on Channel 10’s Shark Tank, the show where potential investors were the sharks and entrepreneurs the meat. While our venture had started well, we were at the stage where… Read more »
A motion-detecting fitness app developed in South Australia that pays its users to exercise is set to launch this month. Adelaide-based app development company PixelForce has been working on the project – known as Fitbotic – for the past three years. Managing Director Hinney Lo said Fitbotic used motion detection technology to track the number… Read more »
The Healthy Mummy was founded by Rhian Allen in 2010 as an online community providing mothers with a solution and support network to help them lose weight.
Sydney-based Briometrix is developing technologies that addresses a total population of one per cent of people who use a wheelchair.
Coworking community CreativeCubes invests $4.8 million to bring Orange Theory Fitness franchises to its Melbourne spaces
CreativeCubes is a coworking community whose workspaces look to “inspire left brain thinking for the right brainers [and] right brain thinking for everybody”.
Founders have used landing pads to springboard their startups into the US, including KoalaSafe, Event Workforce Group, Indee Labs, Gym Sales & Open Cities.
PredictBGL is an insulin dosage app for people for Type 1 diabetes helping users track their food, exercise and predict changes in blood sugar levels.
AirActive is a fitness activity booking app rewarding users with Velocity Frequent Flyer points with each booking made and offering on and off-peak pricing.
Pummel is a connection app allowing users to connect with personal trainers and fitness experts in their local area directly.
Commpow is an ecommerce platform where a small cut of each purchase will go directly to a school to help them finance resources and facilities.
To decrease the number of broken phones in at least one area of activity, Chapman designed special activewear called PocJox to enable gym enthusiasts to train hands free. PocJox is a compression underwear with two sweat resistant pockets, one to hold your phone and the other to hold your credit card, keys or cash.
When Hong Kong-based entrepreneurs Chris Place and Will Matters left their well paying jobs in design to ‘build a better lunchbox’ many people thought they were crazy.
After advertising for a local manager over the last few months, New York fitness startup ClassPass has finally announced its Australian launch, naming FitSessions cofounder Natasha Prasad as regional general manager for Australia.
Brisbane startup Fitmeet wants to help people find workout buddies and create a social media niche for fitness
From platforms helping users find and book yoga classes to smart devices helping users track and analyse every run they go on, there is no shortage of fitness startups out there. Now a Brisbane startup is launching to help fitness lovers find each other and work out together.
The concept of a smart bike has been around for a few years, with smart tools ranging from a pedal that works as a basic fitness tracker to monitor distance travelled through to expensive e-bikes fitted with control screens and USB ports to help cyclists charge their phones as they ride. A Canadian startup has come up with a tool that sits somewhere in between: the SmartHalo.