Rise

  • One Medical Acquires Rise, A Nutrition Coaching App

    One Medical Acquires Rise, A Nutrition Coaching App

    Much of Rise CEO Suneel Gupta and One Medical CEO Tom Lee’s first interactions happened in front of a whiteboard at the One Medical offices after the pair were introduced by mutual investor Google Ventures. “I was very much interested in what the patient experience was happening behind the scenes,” Gupta said. “They were interested in what was happening behind the… Read More

  • Weight Loss App Rise Launches CoachLine, A Personal Assistant That Boosts Human Advice With AI

    Rise made its name in the world of health apps as a platform for people to connect with human coaches, to help them tailor their lifestyle and eating choices to lose weight. Now, Rise is adding in a new feature that it hopes will help it scale to a much bigger audience. Today, the company is taking the wraps off of CoachLine, a new real-time personal assistant that will let anyone… Read More

  • Introducing Disrupt TV Live From Disrupt SF

    Introducing Disrupt TV Live From Disrupt SF

    We’re just a week away from TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015, and the TechCrunch video team has a packed schedule: broadcasting interviews, updates and all sorts of other great startup action live from the exhibit hall floor. Disrupt TV kicked off at Disrupt NY back in May, and we got such positive feedback we’re doing it again in San Francisco. Eh, we can sleep when we’re dead. Read More

  • Rise, A Nutrition Coaching App, Acquires HealthyOut

    Rise, A Nutrition Coaching App, Acquires HealthyOut

    Rise, a service that connects users with diet coaches, has acquired healthy restaurant food recommendation startup HealthyOut. HealthyOut combs the menus of nearby restaurants to find healthy foods and then gives recommendations on what is the best option for different kinds of diets and eating habits. It uses machine learning to process restaurants, and is processing 140,000 restaurants… Read More

  • Nutrition App Rise Adds Apple HealthKit Integration And Launches Its First International Markets

    Nutrition App Rise Adds Apple HealthKit Integration And Launches Its First International Markets

    Over the past year and a half, the team behind personal nutrition app Rise has worked to help its users make better decisions about the things that they eat. Today, they’re launching an update to the app that will also provide diet coaches with more data about users’ activity levels, while also introducing its availability in some international markets. Read More