Beachbody Launches Running Program

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Santa Monica-based fitness and nutrition content provider Beachbody announced it has launched a new, running program for its customers, with the goal of getting its customers to be able to complete a 5K on day 30. The new program, "30 Day Breakaway" is being made available through Beachbody's "On Demand" platform. fitness exercise content runner 30day running beachbody

Beachbody Raises $8.5M

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Santa Monica-based health and fitness company Beachbody has just raised $8.5M Beachbody offers up online, streaming fitness programs that users can browse and select and which are also tied to branded fitness accessories tied into those various fitness programs. beachbody venture capital health fitness exercise program personal trainer video streaming contentin an equity funding, according to a regulatory filing from the company.

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Beachbody Snags CIO From Red Bull

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Santa Monica-based health and fitness company Beachbody says it has named Bryan Muehlberger as the company's new Chief Information Officer. According to Beachbody, Muehlberger will lead its Enterprise Technology team, reporting to President and COO Robert Gifford. beachbody bull executive health fitness information technologyMuehlberger joins the company from Red Bull North America, where he was Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Information Technology.

Grindr Names New CTO

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Sliwka has previously also served at Beachbody, Yamaha, and Mazda. Los Angeles-based gay social networking app Grindr said today that it has named Lukas Sliwka as Chief Technology Officer. Sliwka has been at Grindr since October of 2013, serving as Vice President, Engineering. Grindr says it is developing a lifestyle destination for contemporary gay men, and says it now has more than two million active daily users in over 196 countries. READ MORE>>.

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FitOn pumps up its fitness platform with $18M in Delta-v Capital-led funding

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The app is seeing over 285% more downloads than Peloton, 588% more than Beachbody and is consistently in the top 20 of the health and fitness category and has garnered more than 300,000 five-star reviews, according to Cook.

GoCoin Raises $550,000 For BitCoin Purchases

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The seed funding came from former Facebook exec Owen Van Natta, Ooma founder Andrew Frame, BitAngels, Stephens Investment Management, Mikael Pawlo (Mr Green LTD), Jonathan Congdon (Beachbody), Ruvento Ventures, Ronnie Wee (IncuVest Pte.

ShoeDazzle Names Chief Marketing Officer

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Neiman was most recently at Beachbody, where she was Vice PResident of Online and eCommerce. Los Angeles-based ShoeDazzle , the online personalized shopping site headed by Brian Lee, said today that it has named Hope W. Neiman as Chief Marketing Officer. Neiman has also served at P90X, Disney, and Right Start. ShoeDazzle offers personalized shoe, handbag, and jewelry recommendations to consumers, and was co-founded by Kim Kardashian.

Hack4LA Looks To Help Local Communities, Government

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Coaches and mentors from companies like Topspin Media, Citysearch, Beachbody, Lootsie, Datapop, and Carbon also are involved. Can your software skills help make your local community a better place? Could doing some coding over a weekend help improve your local government?