Orobind Fitness Technologies Pvt Ltd, which runs a mobile marketplace of fitness experts under the same brand, has raised $200,000 (about Rs 1.26 crore) from a group of angels including Harpreet Singh Grover, co-founder, Cocubes; Lalit Mangal, co-founder, CommonFloor.com; and Toppr.com co-founder Zishaan Hayath.
Orobind was founded in June 2014 by IIT-ians Vyas and Shubhanshu Srivastava. Orobind is a mobile marketplace of fitness coaches that assigns experts based on the user’s location, preferred workout time, and preferred workout days. Prior to subscribing, it allows users to get access to detailed profiles of the expert, and claims to offer police verified curated experts who have undergone stringent background checks.
The app is currently available only on the Android platform. While the download of the app is free, it charges Rs 6,000 for 12 sessions of fitness coaching. The company claims of having served 100 paid customers in the last three months, and it takes a fee of about 25 per cent. The company has a team of six members, while it has on-boarded 45 coaches.
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