Health and Fitness Demo Event

  • September 18, 2014 · 6:30 PM

It’s no secret that San Francisco loves a healthy lifestyle. From morning runs to organic food we can’t get enough of it. Join Tech in Motion as we bring the joys of healthy living together with tech and startups. Come to WeWork SF to check out new apps and technologies geared towards making your life a little healthier. Meet the developers and founders behind some of SF’s hottest new wellness apps and get hands on experience with these cool, new products! 

A bit more about our demo companies:

Fitbit

We're a passionate team dedicated to health & fitness who are building products that help transform people's lives. While health can be serious business, we feel it doesn't have to be. We believe you're more likely to reach your goals if you're encouraged to have fun, smile, and feel empowered along the way. Our Mission is to empower and inspire you to live a healthier, more active life. We design products and experiences that fit seamlessly into your life so you can achieve your health and fitness goals, whatever they may be. Fitbit will also be raffling off 1-Flex and their 1-Aria Scale! 

fitmob

fitmob is redefining the gym in the digital age.  fitmob offers fun, affordable and unique workouts with rockstar trainers in your neighborhood.  The workouts are both indoors and outdoors and use the city as the gym for strength, yoga and cardio based full body workouts.  The best part, the more you workout the less you pay! Workouts include; Weapons of Ass Reduction, Battle of the Bands and Rock the Chakra to name a few. Interested in more personal attention, explore MobTribes, shared personal training that combines the coaching of a trainer with the motivation of a team.  To learn more, visit our website.

Fitt

Discover, join and create challenges that keep you moving. Stay motivated, have fun with friends and earn rewards on Fitt.


FYTNS

FYTNS is a mobile marketplace for Personal Training. We work with top-tier Trainers around the city and offer tailored workouts across multiple fitness activities. From Cardio & Strength based workouts to Tennis to Boxing -- we have it. Let us know if you want to participate in the app beta or simply if you want to book a workout on our website!


Keas

Redefining Wellness in the Workplace
Keas creates healthy habits and reverses the drag of employee disengagement. It’s a holistic corporate wellness solution that employees love to use—and we guarantee results.


Lumosity

Lumosity is a leading brain training and neuroscience research company with more than 60 million members, and paying subscribers from 180 countries. Founded in 2005 and launched in 2007, Lumosity offers more than 40 games that are designed to challenge core cognitive abilities. Lumosity’s games are based on neuroscience, with continuing independent third-party studies being conducted by researchers at academic institutions around the world. Lumosity is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information, please visit our website.


Misfit Wearables

Misfit is focused on developing great wearable products: things that people would want to wear all the time for a long time. A pioneer in the emerging world of wearable products, the company is making products and services in the consumer health and fitness space to inspire people be more active and develop healthy habits. Misfit’s first product is the award-winning Shine, an elegant physical activity tracker that you can instantly sync with your smartphone just by placing the device on the screen.


Runtastic

Founded in 2009, Runtastic has rapidly grown into an innovative suite of apps, products and services that track and manage health and fitness data to motivate individuals to get in shape, stay healthy and improve overall fitness. With more than 85 million downloads and 40 million registered users on Runtastic.com, Runtastic’s mobile applications sync directly with proprietary hardware to track distance, speed, pace, duration, heart rate, calorie consumption and route traveled (via maps) when running, biking or engaging in other exercise activities. The results can then be viewed directly within the app, via Runtastic GPS devices or on Runtastic.com, where users can view their online training log, get detailed data analysis and compare with others. Whether you are a novice or an athlete, Runtastic makes exercise easy and fun. 


Spire

Spire is the first wearable that monitors movement and state of mind throughout the day. By measuring breathing patterns, Spire displays the user’s state of mind and can prompt them when a change in breathing would benefit well-being or health. With a patent on respiratory sensing without requiring skin contact, Spire can be worn easily on the hip or torso and charges wirelessly. Spire is headquartered in San Francisco. For more information visit  our website.


SweatGuru

SweatGuru is the first marketplace that connects fitness communities online. SweatGuru helps fitness enthusiasts engage with local activities and businesses, and gives busy fitness entrepreneurs marketing and growth tools to help them spend more time teaching and less time behind a desk. 


Tribesports

Tribesports is a performance sportswear brand that treats every athlete like a pro. We work with the world's leading technical sportswear designers and manufacturers to produce premium activewear, the way you want it. In September 2013, working with the technical feedback and design direction of our global community of athletes, we Kickstarted the world's first community-powered sportswear line. Our focus is on celebration and rewarding the achievements of athletes everywhere, because they are epic. By joining Tribesports, you gain access to member-only pricing and the opportunity to unlock further personalized discounts based on how active you are:  The more you sweat, the more you save.Visit Tribesports to learn more and swing by to check out the products on demo day! #ownyourmarks


Vint 

Vint is a community of awesome, local athletes and instructors who tailor fun and affordable in person workouts for anyone, at any level. Find motivation through a supportive peer-to-peer community and build real, positive relationships with your instructors -- getting more fit and making friends along the way. In our app you can find top-notch trainers nearby, book available sessions, or request a time that works for you. Invite up to three coworkers or friends to join you. Talk to a trainer, book an activity, and pay securely--all by the touch of your phone. Yes, it’s that simple.  #Betterworkouts for everybody!


We would like to extend a thank you to our social sponsor Keas. Make sure to stop by their booth to see how they make health management easy. 

Additionally, thank you to our advertising sponsor QS

About QS:

The world’s leading business schools are in San Francisco to meet with you on Saturday, September 27th. This is your chance to meet with top local and international b-schools, such as:  UCLA, UC Irvine, Pepperdine, CSU Fullerton, UC Davis, UCSD as well as IE, Univ of Oxford, Univ of Cambridge, Imperial College London, ESADE, Univ of Hong Kong and many more. 

Register now to apply for $1.7M of exclusive MBA scholarships, network with top tier MBA alumni from Harvard, Wharton and Stanford, get advice on your MBA applications and essays and speak face to face with top local and international business schools.

Register Here: http://goo.gl/HHLG5l

Free Entry at QS for Tech in Motion SF members. Register online and bring this email on the day as proof. 


As always a huge thank you to our sponsors Jobspring Partners and Workbridge Associates

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  • YS

    Echoing Samantha's comment: great event, good energy and plenty of fun! That 10+ min plank was pretty insane :)

    We're running promotions at FYTNS too! 50% off your first workout with any one of our trainers for you Tech In Motioners. To redeem, simply shoot me an e-mail at [masked] with the subject line: FYTNS in Motion.

    Cheers!

    2 · September 19

    • Sarah H.

      Thanks Yorgo! Loved meeting you at the event.

      September 22

  • Samantha

    Thank you all so much for planning the event and support health through tech! Attendees from last night can use the promo code "TechinMotion918" for $10 off of their first Vint session. Have a great weekend!

    2 · September 19

    • Sarah H.

      It was great to finally meet you Samantha! Awesome promo code--For all members I've taken a Vint class and they are great!

      September 19

  • Kate S.

    Thank you for an interesting event. It was very packed...a bit hard to network in a crowd that large but I did enjoy the venue and the energy and enthusiasm of all the vendors.

    1 · September 19

    • Sarah H.

      Glad you had a great time at the event. Hope to see you at future ones!

      September 19

  • Ross

    Fantastic event! I would've like more companies interested in hiring though.

    September 18

    • Nicole A.

      Thank you so much for attending our event Ross! So glad you had a good time!! Were you able to stop by our sponsor's tables - Workbridge Associates or Jobspring Partners? They work on placing specialized engineers for local tech companies. I’d be happy to get you a direct connection with them.

      2 · September 19

    • Shadé

      Hi Ross, Proteus Digital Health is currently hiring and experiencing significant growth. View our opportunities here: http://proteusdh.com/...­

      1 · September 19

  • Steve W.

    Hi guys, welcome to Chinese Gadget Corner (http://chinesegadget.co/about/­) in Hacker Dojo to play with smart hareware from China. We now have over 20 gadgets, inculuding a bunch of activity trackers in the showroom from Chinese tech giants and startups, and we will get more cool stuff next week. You may also like our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/chinesegadgetcorner) to get our latest updates.

    September 18

  • Sara J.

    Hi I have a company called vital body that transforms posture and creates ways to reduce repetitive strain am reduce injury from intense activities

    1 · September 16

  • Sarah H.

    We are excited to announce that we will have a number of amazing raffle prizes! These include, products from Fitbit, Misfit Shine wearables, yearlong memberships to Lumosity, a group workout with your very own personal trainer at Fitmob, and oh so much more swag from Keas, Sweatguru, Vint, Fitt, Runtastic & Spire! Bring your business cards to enter!

    4 · September 9

  • Samantha

    Can't wait to meet all the other demo-ers and for Vint to demo at this event!

    3 · September 5

    • Sarah H.

      Looking forward to seeing you as well Samantha!

      1 · September 5

  • Simplicio Gamboa I.

    Dev

    1 · September 5

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