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About Firstbeat

Firstbeat provides body analytics for sports and wellbeing. It transforms heartbeat data into personalized insights on stress, sleep, and exercise. It is available on many consumer devices. On June 30th, 2020 Firstbeat was acquired by Garmin, terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquarters Location

Yiopistonkatu 28A 2nd Floor

Jyvaskyla, FI40100,


+358 20 7631 660

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Expert Collections containing Firstbeat

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Firstbeat is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Fitness Tech.


Fitness Tech

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This Collection includes startups developing software and technology to augment approaches to developing or maintaining physical fitness, including workout apps, wearables, and connected fitness equipment.


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Sleep Health & Wellness

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These companies aim to assess or improve the quantity/quality of sleep, or use sleep data in the monitoring or diagnosis of other health conditions.

Firstbeat Patents

Firstbeat has filed 35 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Physical exercise
  • Exercise physiology
  • Aerobic exercise
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Physical exercise, Smartwatches, Socialism, European stock market indices, Wavelets



Latest Firstbeat News

Global Training Market Report to 2031 - Featuring AMP Sports, Athletic Logic, Firstbeat Sports and CMT Learning Among Others

Jan 6, 2023

News provided by Share this article Share this article The global sports training market was valued at $11.00 billion in 2021, and is projected to reach $18.85 billion by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 5.7% from 2022 to 2031. North America was the highest revenue contributor and is estimated to reach $5,7 billion by 2031, with a CAGR of 4.2%. In the past few years, there has been a considerable increase in the number of women participating in sports and fitness events. Women professionals have become conscious about their health, thus, they opt for fitness programs such as yoga or Zumba and visit fitness centers in order to remain physically fit. In addition, the women engagement in sports fitness have raised owing to the fitness and rising interest in sports activities which is directly boosting the sports training demand. Sport training requires well equipped facilities and sound infrastructure playing the sport along with a certified trainer who was either a past player of the sport or is a specialist of the sport. The cost of admissions into such facilities can be very high, and the amount to be paid to the trainers is also high due to the level of expertise of the trainer. Many consumers, especially in the developing and underdeveloped countries in the world, belong to the middle and lower income groups and do not have enough money to spare for recreational activities or hobbies. They are unable to pay the high prices of sports training or facility costs, which make them unable to avail the training facilities. This inability of several consumers to pay the high costs for training and infrastructure benefits creates restrictions for market growth. Various big brands are entering the untapped market where lack of availability of sports facilities and products is witnessed. These key players are setting up sports facilities, sports centers, and play grounds, and correspondingly promoting their products. Likewise, various organizations and NGOs are donating the sports equipment and apparel, building sports facilities, conducting free of cost sports competitions, and training the potential athletes free of cost. Moreover, developing interest of the youth in sports in order to remain fit is anticipated to offer potential opportunities to the market in the near future. These factors altogether significantly contribute towards the growth of the market in untapped regions. Key Benefits This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the sports training market analysis from 2021 to 2031 to identify the prevailing sports training market opportunities. The market research is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities. Porter's five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier-buyer network. In-depth analysis of the sports training market segmentation assists to determine the prevailing market opportunities. Major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the global market. Market player positioning facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players. The report includes the analysis of the regional as well as global sports training market trends, key players, market segments, application areas, and market growth strategies. Key Topics Covered: CHAPTER 4: SPORTS TRAINING MARKET, BY SPORTS TYPE 4.1 Overview 4.2 Soccer 4.2.2 Market size and forecast, by region 4.2.3 Market analysis by country 4.3 Cricket 4.3.2 Market size and forecast, by region 4.3.3 Market analysis by country 4.4 Baseball 4.4.2 Market size and forecast, by region 4.4.3 Market analysis by country 4.5 Volleyball 4.5.2 Market size and forecast, by region 4.5.3 Market analysis by country CHAPTER 5: SPORTS TRAINING MARKET, BY FORM 5.1 Overview 5.2 Academy/ Coaching 5.2.2 Market size and forecast, by region 5.2.3 Market analysis by country 5.3 Therapy 5.3.2 Market size and forecast, by region 5.3.3 Market analysis by country 5.4 Sports Analytics 5.4.2 Market size and forecast, by region 5.4.3 Market analysis by country CHAPTER 6: SPORTS TRAINING MARKET, BY APPLICATION 6.1 Overview 6.2 Men 6.2.2 Market size and forecast, by region 6.2.3 Market analysis by country 6.3 Women 6.3.2 Market size and forecast, by region 6.3.3 Market analysis by country 6.4 Kids 6.4.2 Market size and forecast, by region 6.4.3 Market analysis by country CHAPTER 7: SPORTS TRAINING MARKET, BY AGE GROUP 7.1 Overview 7.2 below 20 7.2.2 Market size and forecast, by region 7.2.3 Market analysis by country 7.3 21-35 7.3.2 Market size and forecast, by region 7.3.3 Market analysis by country 7.4 35 and above 7.4.2 Market size and forecast, by region 7.4.3 Market analysis by country CHAPTER 8: SPORTS TRAINING MARKET, BY MEDIUM 8.1 Overview 8.2 Online 8.2.2 Market size and forecast, by region 8.2.3 Market analysis by country 8.3 Offline 8.3.2 Market size and forecast, by region 8.3.3 Market analysis by country CHAPTER 9: SPORTS TRAINING MARKET, BY REGION CHAPTER 10: COMPANY LANDSCAPE

Firstbeat Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Firstbeat founded?

    Firstbeat was founded in 2002.

  • Where is Firstbeat's headquarters?

    Firstbeat's headquarters is located at Yiopistonkatu 28A, Jyvaskyla.

  • What is Firstbeat's latest funding round?

    Firstbeat's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Firstbeat?

    Investors of Firstbeat include Garmin, Plug and Play Accelerator and EIT Digital.

  • Who are Firstbeat's competitors?

    Competitors of Firstbeat include Wisear.

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