Thursday, December 16, 2021

fitpage Raised $3.5 M From Astra Ventures In Seed Funding. In A Fresh Round, The FitTech Start-Up Has Raised $300 K From Angel Investors

fitpage, an endurance-first fitness tech platform has raised a total of $3.7 million this year. The FitTech start-up raised $3.5 million in a seed round from Astra Ventures at the beginning of 2021. fitpage has additionally raised $300 thousand in an angel round recently. This investment came from Gaurav Jaitly – MD and head of equity, Goldman Sachs India and Maj. Manoj Verma, MD of Jaguar Security.  This takes the total investment to $3.7 million. 

fitpage has been building technology to bring personalization to the individual level to the extent that it could replace personal trainers to a large degree. 

The subscription-based platform focuses on improving cardiovascular health thereby bringing an overall improvement in the health and fitness of individuals.  The platform uses fitness, nutrition, and education as an integrated approach to achieve this. fitpage will target to raise a larger amount of funding in late 2022 for accelerating growth and acquiring complementary businesses in the related field. 

Vikas Singh, Founder & CEO, Fitpage, “Our investors believed in the vision and the team behind this to bring this to a reality. At fitpage, our goal is to democratize fitness for people. The issue of fitness has remained a tall issue to address even with the exponential growth in physical fitness facilities in the country.  It needs a much larger push and a much more personalized approach to create an impact.  fitpage, through its understanding of the cardiovascular system, designs plans that are curated for each individual and can be replicated at scale. 

“Knowing Vikas since his days at Goldman Sachs, I resonate with the problem he is trying to solve at fitpage. We have seen him grow as a professional as well as an ardent marathoner.  Through fitpage, he is trying to build a technology to solve the problem of personalization for fitness at scale and I fully support his vision,” said Gaurav Jaitly, MD and head of equity, Goldman Sachs India. 

“Vikas and team are creating something that has an exponential impact opportunity and we think they are the right team to be working on it. I am glad to come on board this journey,” said Maj. Manoj Verma, MD, Jaguar Security. 

With an MBA from Chicago Booth School, Vikas Singh has created a unique space for fitpage in the fitness industry. 

About fitpage 

fitpage is an endurance-first fitness start-up that curates deep tech-based personalized training, nutrition, and content through an integrated mobile and web platform. The app is still in the works and is due to be launched at the end of January.  The brainchild of Vikas Singh, fitpage was established in April 2020 in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

fitpage has some of the best scientists, coaches, researchers, and athletes from across the world who create research-based, non-biased, and non-sponsored content.  Since 2020, the fitpage website has become a natural destination for all things fitness and nutrition, and their podcasts feature in the top podcasts regularly.  The ‘Walk to weight loss’ podcast regularly features within the top 10 of Apple’s health and fitness podcasts and the ‘Run With Fitpage’ podcast is in the top 5% across the globe in all categories put together. 

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