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Exercise giant Precor debuts app to help reach fitness goals

In yet another fitness-related app to hit the market, Woodinville, Wash.-based fitness manufacturer Precor just debuted its own iOS app that’s designed to work both with Precor equipment, as well as outside the gym. Preva allows you to set weekly goals, track your exercise progress and achieve reward badges, all with the information stored in the cloud…. Read More

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EveryMove receives $3.5 million in fresh funding, launches Android app

EveryMove, a Seattle-based startup that lets users track their healthy habits and rewards them with gift cards and reduced health-care premiums, announced a Series A-1 funding of $3.5 million and also launched its Android app on the same day. EveryMove CEO Russell Benaroya said that the financing is an extension of the Series A that the company negotiated with its… Read More

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EveryMove partners with popular Endomondo sports tracker app

EveryMove, a Seattle-based startup that lets users track their healthy habits and rewards them with gift cards and reduced health-care premiums, has partnered with the popular sports tracking app Endomondo. As a result of the deal, EveryMove users can earn points from workouts tracked on Endomondo. In a blog post, the company wrote that it saw high demand… Read More

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A mayor, CEO and bachelor forming teams to raise health awareness with EveryMove

EveryMove wants to help people get healthy and is hoping that three well-known Seattleites will help drive interest to its fitness-focused platform. EveryMove, a Seattle-area startup that lets users track their healthy habits and rewards them with gift cards and reduced health-care premiums, is putting on a 2013 Resolution Team Challenge to encourage team-based healthy initiatives…. Read More

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Rewind: EveryMove’s ‘mileage program’ for your health

Our guest this past weekend on the GeekWire Podcast was Russell Benaroya, the CEO of EveryMove, a Seattle-area startup that lets users track their exercise and other healthy habits either manually or using gadgets such as high-tech pedometers. Rewards for participants include everything from gift cards to reduced health-care premiums. Russell tried to win over John… Read More

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Podcast: Google Maps, Amazon + Facebook, and EveryMove’s ‘mileage program’ for your health

You can get rewarded for shopping, eating, gambling, flying and pretty much everything else these days. But what about rewards for being healthy? That’s the concept behind EveryMove, a Seattle-area startup whose CEO, Russell Benaroya, is our guest on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast. The program lets users track their exercise and other… Read More

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EveryMove teams up with exercise giant Precor to reward you for staying fit

We wrote about EveryMove launching its exercise reward system last week and the TechStars Seattle grad is already furthering its reach into the fitness world with a new partnership with Precor, a leading fitness equipment manufacturer based in Woodinville. The 32-year-old company founded in Seattle has a networked fitness solution based in the cloud called Preva…. Read More

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Tech Moves: Expedia tech vet joins Varolii; EveryMove names marketing chief; NanoString hires CFO; and more

Varolii has named Sunil Shah as vice president of engineering and Patrick Chaney as vice president of professional services. Shah is an Expedia veteran who most recently served as the vice president of engineering at DataSphere Technologies. He previously worked in engineering executive roles at TravelPost, a hotel review site, and Disney Interactive Media Group. At Expedia, where he spent 11… Read More

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Tech Moves: HasOffers taps CEO; Tableau bolsters board; EveryMove’s key hires; etc.

HasOffers, the Seattle affiliate marketing company, has promoted Peter Hamilton to the position of CEO. Hamilton, who joined the company in 2009, previously served as chief marketing officer. He replaces co-founder Lucas Brown who will be moving to the role of president and chief product officer. Co-founder Lee Brown remains as CTO. ”Transparency is at the… Read More

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EveryMove lands $2.6 million to create a ‘mileage rewards program’ for health

Should Americans earn rewards for good health and fitness practices, just as they earn free miles for frequent flying and discounts for safe driving? That’s the promise of EveryMove, a Seattle startup that today is announcing $2.6 million in financing from Premera Blue Cross, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners and… Read More

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Seattle 2.0 has a new home, and it’s GeekWire

Seattle 2.0 has become a staple of Seattle’s tech startup community over the past four years. Founded by Marcelo Calbucci, its mission is to help tech entrepreneurs build great companies. It does this with a powerful one-two punch, combining online resources such as its job board and Startup Index with in-person events such as the… Read More

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My five favorite pitches from the TechStars Seattle Demo Day

TechStars Seattle today concluded their three-month long startup bootcamp as 10 companies presented their business ideas to a packed crowd at the Showbox Sodo in Seattle. It’s been a long, hard voyage for each of the companies, starting with a vigorous application process in which just two percent of applicants were accepted. Many of the… Read More

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Why we joined TechStars

Guest Commentary: Most of the time people associate accelerators like Y Combinator and TechStars with teams who have little to no entrepreneurial experience. My co-founder, Marcelo Calbucci, and I are not the stereotypical team. We are both experienced entrepreneurs and yet we decided to apply and participate in the TechStars Seattle program. Fortunately, we were… Read More