Peloton

  • ClassPass will soon help you break a sweat at home with ClassPass Live

    ClassPass will soon help you break a sweat at home with ClassPass Live

    ClassPass is today introducing a new layer to its business with ClassPass Live. Taking a hint from Peloton, ClassPass is now letting users work out at home through live-streamed classes. The company has purchased a studio in Industry City, along with a production team, so that folks can enjoy all the benefits of heart-rate training without ever leaving their house. ClassPass has also hired… Read More

  • Funding your bliss: mindfulness startups scale up Crunch Network

    Funding your bliss: mindfulness startups scale up

    The connected life is not necessarily the good life. Too often, it seems like we are squandering our time checking devices, losing touch with fellow humans and cultivating bad habits in the pursuit of instant gratification. If only an app could fix that. Welcome to the world of mindfulness and wellness apps. Read More

  • Equity podcast: The largest tech fund in history, and where are the IPOs?

    Equity podcast: The largest tech fund in history, and where are the IPOs?

    Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where each week we tell jokes about other people’s money. This week, Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley and I — Alex Wilhelm — were joined by Rick Kline, a partner at Goodwin Procter. Kline is a lawyer focused on “M&A transactions [and] capital markets… Read More

  • Peloton is now a unicorn because of the spinning class craze

    Peloton is now a unicorn because of the spinning class craze

    Spinning has turned out to be a big business, and there’s one brand that’s been gaining traction in the at-home fitness space. Peloton’s $2,000 bikes have developed a cult following, mainly because of its live-streamed classes, which are offered as an added subscription and can be displayed on the bike screen. Read More

  • Peloton launches fitness bikes aimed at gyms

    Peloton launches fitness bikes aimed at gyms

    Peloton has seen great success with its exercise bikes for home use. Today, the company is doubling its product range (to two), with a bike aimed at commercial users. It’s more rugged to stand up to the “don’t be gentle, it’s a rental” hotel and gym crowd, and comes with software that’s more suitable for gym use. Read More