HeiaHeia is a startup that’s been flying somewhat under the radar outside its native Finland. But today that’s set to change as the social exercise platform sees its official UK launch.
Founded by Jussi Raisanen, who previously co-founded the mobile email startup Smartner (acquired by SEVEN Networks), ex-Nokian Olli Oksanen, and Ivan Kuznetsov, the site’s been making decent headway in its home… → Read More
Tribesports, a young, London-based startup, is attacking perhaps the most rabid of all those interest-based subgroups: Sports enthusiasts. The startup launched last year with the goal of motivating sports buffs to connect online to improve in their sport of choice offline.
It’s tough to embark on ambitious fitness plans or to learn a new sport without the help of friends or likeminded people to help coach you through the process. Trying to go from lite jogger to marathon runner or from casual golfer to shooting par: The challenges are invigorating, sure, but vim and vigor won’t necessarily carry you all the way to Olympic glory. This is one of the main issues being… → Read More