Techstars Atlanta: Get to Know Fitspot

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Techstars Atlanta: Get to Know Fitspot

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.@Fitspotapp is an inaugural participant of @Techstars Atlanta. Get to know the #startup team #tsAtlanta
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 9:00am

CAMPAIGN: Cox Enterprises


Techstars Atlanta, in partnership with Cox Enterprises, selected 10 companies to participate in the program's 2016 class. Applications for the 10 coveted spots came from around the globe, including 69 countries and six continents.

Fitspot is one of the 10 participants. Trying to cram a workout into your busy schedule? Fitspot lets you book one-on-one sessions with certified fitness trainers when and where you want. Plan ahead – or start in as little as 30 minutes.

Get to know the Fitspot team.

What excites you about Techstars?

The opportunity to meet and engage with other talented and innovative entrepreneurs and become a viable contributor to the Techstars ecosystem.

How did you hear about Techstars?

One of my mentors and former Techstars’ alum Adam Sachs.

What do you hope to learn/take away from Techstars Atlanta?

A strong relationship network and a streamlined system of internal processes.

How did you come up with the idea for your company?

I was a former college athlete and fitness entrepreneur who recognized significant inefficiencies that existed in the legacy fitness market.

Are there any entrepreneurs or business leaders who inspire you?

I am super impressed with what Merlin Kauffman has created with Soothe.

What did you know about Atlanta before relocating for the program?

I was an Emory ‘05 grad so was quite familiar with Atlanta. I felt the city was a strong fit for our business.

What’s the one piece of technology or app that you can’t live without?


Where was your company founded?

Los Angeles

Who can use your product?

Corporate and consumer

Located at Ponce City Market, Techstars Atlanta provides 90 days of rapid acceleration to boost entrepreneurs’ early stage business and product development efforts through focused education, mentorship and funding.

Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to live. With dozens of mentorship-driven accelerator programs and thousands of community programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world's most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey, from inspiration to IPO. Techstars provides access to tens of thousands of community leaders, founders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster.

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CAMPAIGN: Cox Enterprises