The proliferation of mobile, a burgeoning middle class, and pro-fitness government policies are enabling the rise of fitness tech in China and India.
Incumbents in the air travel and hospitality spaces are rolling out novel fitness offerings — from in-flight workouts to spin bikes in hotel rooms.
Startups are leveraging genomics, AI, and other emerging technologies to develop more personalized fitness offerings, from tailor-made athletic wear to DNA-driven dinners.
You can work out for 3 cents a minute at these 43-sq.-ft mini-gyms on the streets of Beijing.
From video platforms for boutique fitness classes to wireless, waterproof earbuds, these early-stage fitness tech companies are applying new business models and technologies to transform the exercise industry.
Startups on our fitness tech market map together have raised over $1.7B to offer new products and services that are digitizing the fitness sector.
Acquirers in the fitness tech space range far and wide. 2017 has seen 15 exits thus far.
Fitness tech companies outside of the US have raised approximately $722M in total funding since 2013.
Funding to fitness-focused startups hit a new high last quarter, buoyed by large rounds to cycling startup Peloton and on-demand workout app ClassPass.