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Dreaming of a Peloton? These exercise bikes are just as good (and cheaper, too)

Modern technology certainly helps us stay fit and healthy. Whether it's fitness watches, or interactive treadmills, there are plenty of options out there. But perhaps the most popular name right now in fitness tech is Peloton. The post Dreaming of a Peloton? These exercise bikes are just as good (and cheaper, too) appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Health & Fitness, Peloton, Peloton Bike, Exercise Bike


Peloton Launches Digital Review Ahead of Rumored IPO Filing

Peloton is looking for a new agency partner to help expand its increasingly profitable business, which has been described as a "cult" in the best sense of the word. According to parties with direct knowledge of the matter, the at-home fitness brand whose co-founder Tom Cortese served as a featured speaker at Adweek's February Brandweek:...
Tags: Advertising, Accounts, Adweek, Peloton, Tom Cortese, Peloton Launches Digital Review Ahead


A Week In New York City On A Joint $400,000 Income

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation ...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, New York, Instagram, New York City, San Francisco, Cvs, Joe, Tula, Tupperware, Kiehl, Flatiron, Tex Mex, Peloton, Michael Scott


Snap's AR gamble, Verizon Media pitches advertisers, and 5G confusion

Hello! Welcome to the Advertising and Media Insider newsletter, where we catch you up on all the big stories our team's been working on this past week. If you got this newsletter forwarded, sign up for your own here. If you have tips or feedback, email me at [email protected] Snap has been having popularity problems with users, advertisers, and creators. Its stab at wearables, with Spectacles, was a flop. Last week Tanya Dua attended Snap's first Creators Summit, a big step by the app...
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Former Twitter exec Adam Bain explains why internet-connected in-home fitness startups like Tonal and Peloton are a hit with investors (TWTR)

Former Twitter Chief Operating Officer Adam Bain was an early investor in Tonal, a startup that specializes in at-home, personalized strength training equipment and videos. Tonal announced it raised $45 million in Series C funding last week led by the Growth Fund of L Catterton. The round also included new investment from Evolution Media in addition to existing investors Serena Ventures and Mayfield, among others. In an email interview, Bain suggests that startups like Tonal and Peloton are so...
Tags: Trends, Bain, Adam Bain, Louis Vuitton, Equinox, Mayfield, Catterton, Peloton, TWTR, L Catterton, Serena Ventures, Business Insider Bain, Peloton Bain


Tonal raises $45 million to bring strength training to more living rooms

Tonal is today announcing its series C financing that it hopes will allow the company to bring its at-home gym to even more homes. The funding round shows investors’ excitement around the new generation of personal exercise equipment that combines on-demand training with smart features. Tonal, like Peloton, offer features previously unavailable outside of gyms and with this injection of capital, the company expects to build new personal features and invest in marketing and retail experiences....
Tags: Gadgets, US, San Francisco, Tech, Connecticut, Honest Company, Shasta Ventures, Classpass, San Francisco CA, Catterton, Peloton, Global Co, Evolution Media, Tonal, Scott Dahnke, Aly Orady


Pro roadies get fatter to go faster: Behind the Peloton at Gent-Wevelgem

For several years we’ve heard of their lower rolling resistance, and experienced firsthand the improved comfort & grip of larger road tires. But pro roadies have been resistant to change. That time for change seems to have come, as 28mm tubulars become de rigueur in the peloton of the World Tour. And lest we forget […] The post Pro roadies get fatter to go faster: Behind the Peloton at Gent-Wevelgem appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Peloton, Road Bike, Prototypes & Concepts, Feature Stories


Hype Sports Innovation to launch $75 mln sports tech fund

Hype Sports Innovation said April 3 that Uli Becker, ex-president of Reebok, and Bernd Wahler, former president of VfB Stuttgart, have joined the firm. Hype Sport is also launching a $75 million sports tech fund. PRESS RELEASE Reebok and VfB Stuttgart Ex-Presidents Join HYPE Capital to Launch a $75 Million Sports Tech Fund HYPE is ready to unleash the “next unicorns of sports innovation” with the launch of a $75 million capital fund with Uli Becker, ex-president of Reebok and Bernd Wahler, forme...
Tags: London, Microsoft, NFL, Trends, Funds, Uefa, UEFA Champions League, VfB Stuttgart, Reebok, Peloton, Wahler, Uli Becker, Bernd Wahler, Hype Sport, VfB Stuttgart Ex, Asics Spalding Adidas


Planet Fitness and Barkley Create the World’s First Mobile Stationary Bike

If you ride stationary bikes and ever thought how great it would be if you could actually ride it somewhere, good news! Planet Fitness and Kansas City Independent creative agency Barkley have created the very first mobile stationary bike. In the age of spendy SoulCycle classes and Peloton ads showing spin bikes sitting in the center of a sprawling living room with panoramic views, Planet Fitness realizes that the real at-home workout looks a lot different. The ad promoting the new product, a wom...
Tags: Advertising, Denver, Chris, Barkley, Carrie Anderson, Peloton, Sports Ads, Planet Fitness, Meg Kelly, April Fool's, Gloria J, Katy Hornaday, Anne Thomasson, Jeremy GilbertoDirector, Tim Galles, Kansas City Independent


Lyft jumps more than 10% in its historic trading debut — and is now valued at $27 billion (LYFT)

, the first ride-hailing company to hit the public market, began trading Friday on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Its shares opened at $87.24, jumping 21% from the $72 where they priced Thursday evening. That brought its valuation to just over $29 billion. Lyft shares gave back some gains in the afternoon, but the company still carries a market value of roughly $27 billion. Several Wall Street analysts are already bullish on the world's second-largest ride-share company. Watch Lyft trade live. ...
Tags: Lyft, US, Trends, Opec, Nasdaq, Wells Fargo, Trump, Ives, Peloton, Tim Sloan, Dan Ives, Watch Lyft, ET Lyft, Securities and Exchange and Commission


Lyft's historic IPO is coming — and is set to value the ride-hailing company at $21 billion (LYFT)

, the first ride-hailing company to hit the public market, is set to begin trading Friday on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Its shares were indicated to open at $90 apiece on Friday morning. That was well above where Lyft priced its initial public offering at $72 the evening prior. Several Wall Street analysts are already bullish on the world's second-largest ride-share company. , the first ride-hailing company to launch on a US public market, is set to begin trading on Friday morning under th...
Tags: Lyft, US, Trends, Opec, Nasdaq, Wells Fargo, Trump, Ives, Peloton, Tim Sloan, Dan Ives, Securities and Exchange and Commission


Lyft soars 21% in his historic trading debut — and is now valued at $29 billion (LYFT)

, the first ride-hailing company to hit the public market, began trading Friday on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Its shares opened at $87.24, jumping 21% from where it priced at $72 a share.  That brings its valuation to just over $29 billion. Several Wall Street analysts are already bullish on the world's second-largest ride-share company. , the first ride-hailing company to launch on a US public market, began trading on Friday morning under the ticker symbol "LYFT." Shares jumped 21% when s...
Tags: Lyft, US, Trends, Opec, Nasdaq, Wells Fargo, Trump, Ives, Peloton, Tim Sloan, Dan Ives, Securities and Exchange and Commission, LYFT Shares


Here comes $21 billion Lyft's IPO ... (LYFT)

, the first ride-hailing company to hit the public market, is set to begin trading Friday on the Nasdaq stock exchange.  Lyft priced its initial public offering at $72 the evening prior, giving the company a valuation of around $21 billion. Several Wall Street analysts are already bullish on the world's second-largest ride-share company. , the first ride-hailing company to launch on a US public market, is set to begin trading on Friday morning under the ticker symbol "LYFT." The company pr...
Tags: Lyft, US, Trends, Opec, Wells Fargo, Trump, Ives, Peloton, Tim Sloan, IPO Lyft, Dan Ives, Nasdaq stock exchange Lyft, Securities and Exchange and Commission


Peloton sued for $150 million over its use of songs in workout videos

Peloton is being sued for alleged copyright infringement related to the use of certain songs in its workout videos.
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Peloton Pissed Off Music Execs And Now It Might Have To Pony Up $150 Million

Yesterday, Peloton got a nasty surprise in the form of a $150 million lawsuit from the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA). The suit alleges that for years, the high-end fitness tech company has neglected to pay royalties to songwriters behind more than 1,000 songs for the music heavily featured in its…Read more...
Tags: Music, Science, Fitness, Copyright, Peloton, National Music Publishers ' Association NMPA


Peloton hit with $150 million music licensing suit

Streaming video is the key to Peloton’s success. But like any good spin class, it’s the soundtrack that really does the heavy lifting. A new suit filed by The National Music Publishers’ Association alleges that that the wild successful exercise startup used north of 1,000 songs in its classes without the proper licensing. The suit features a laundry list of publishers: Downtown Music Publishing, Big Deal Music, Reservoir, Round Hill, Royalty Network, Pulse Music Publishing and TRO Essex Musi...
Tags: Music, Entertainment, Tech, Gwen Stefani, Licensing, National Music Publishers Association, Peloton, David Israelite, TRO Essex Music Group, Hill Royalty Network Pulse Music Publishing


Use music without permission; get sued, Peloton finds out

Bike makers and motivators Peloton are being sued for using songs from Drake, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and more without a license. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to most people that using music without copyrights is very much illegal. Somehow Peloton didn’t get the message and have been using big label music to accompany their fitness videos and pump people up. The fitness bike manufacturers have made a name by encouraging people to get moving with motivational videos playing as you pedal; t...
Tags: Videos, Music, Lawsuit, Fitness, Bikes, Bruno Mars, Sue, Digital Music News, National Music Publishers Association, Peloton, Motivational, David Israelite, Drake Rihanna Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran Lady Gaga Rihanna Ariana Grande Drake, Downtown Music Publishing Ultra Music


These ad execs have a venture fund they’d like to sell you

Mike Duda comes from the world of advertising. In fact, he spent 13 years at the renowned ad agency Deutsch, becoming the youngest partner in the company’s history until another creative, Brent Vartan, came along and stole the title. Little wonder that in 2010, when Duda struck out on his own to create Bullish (formerly known as Consigliere Brand Capital), he stole Vartan, later making him the firm’s second managing partner. It isn’t that the two wanted to outgun their former employer exactly. I...
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Peloton Sued for $150 Million for Using Drake, Lady Gaga Music Without License

A group of publishers including Downtown Music Publishing, Pulse Music Publishing, ole, peermusic, Ultra Music, Big Deal Music, Reservoir, Round Hill, TRO Essex Music Group and The Royalty Network filed a lawsuit against Peloton for infringement of more than a thousand musical works, according to a statement from the National Music Publishers Association. The plaintiffs are […]
Tags: News, National Music Publishers Association, Royalty Network, Peloton, Downtown Music Publishing Pulse Music Publishing, TRO Essex Music Group


NMPA, Downtown, Ole, Peer, Others Sue Peloton For $150M In Song Infringement

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) has filed a lawsuit against exercise equipment and streaming giant Peloton on behalf of members Downtown Music Publishing, Pulse Music Publishing, ole, peermusic, Ultra Music and others. The lawsuit alleges infringement of more than a thousand musical works and seeks damages of more than $150 million. Music publishers Big Deal Music, Reservoir, Round Hill, TRO Essex Music Group, and The Royalty Network also joined the lawsuit. Whil...
Tags: Music, Gwen Stefani, Streaming, Music Business, Ole, Bruce Houghton, Florida Georgia, Downtown Music Publishing, Royalty Network, Peloton, NMPA, Ultra Music, David Israelite, National Music Publishers ' Association NMPA, Peermusic, Publishing & Songwriting


$1 billion Sequoia-backed data startup Health Catalyst has picked lead banks for its IPO

Health Catalyst, a $1 billion healthcare data startup, is interviewing banks for an initial public offering, according to multiple sources. The company has hired Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan to lead the IPO process, according to one of the sources. Health Catalyst announced a $100 million equity and debt financing round in early February which it said valued the company above $1 billion. Health Catalyst, a Sequoia Capital-backed startup that stores and analyzes data for healthcare companies, is...
Tags: North Korea, Trends, Goldman Sachs, Sequoia Capital, Jefferies, Jpmorgan, Kim Jong, Salt Lake City Utah, Dan Burton, Tom Burton, Peloton, Health Catalyst, JPMorgan Credit Suisse, Health Catalyst Goldman Sachs, Steve Barlow, HB Ventures Read


How Peloton Uses Consumer Insights To Drive Innovation

Peloton is the exercise company currently taking the fitness world by storm. The company’s sleek $2200 stationary bikes enable busy professionals to exercise at home, at any hour of the day or night. But that’s not what’s giving the $4 billion unicorn startup so much forward momentum right now. Peloton’s magic formula turns out to be ...
Tags: Innovation, Consumer Behavior, Peloton


Maintaining my target weight and somewhat managing back pain with a homebrew Peloton bike

I've been holding steady at my target weight for over 5 months, despite numerous back injuries and setbacks. At the heart of my fitness routine is a homebrew Peloton cycle. More often than not I forget that my Sunny Bike actually relieves back pain. When I'm sore or struggling with my lower back, the go-to impulse is to stop riding. A single ride can help release tension or trick some mildly spasming muscles into stopping. It also burns lots of calories, makes my body look a lot better and rap...
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Sunday Routine: How Ally Love, Brooklyn Nets Host, Spends Her Sundays

Ms. Love, who is also a Peloton instructor and entrepreneur, fits in church, cycling and a little stand-up comedy and curry at night.
Tags: News, Love, Exercise, Ny, Brooklyn Nets, Peloton, Ally, Chelsea (Manhattan, Peloton Interactive Inc


A leading investor in Peloton and Equinox reveals how artificial intelligence is fueling a new wave of fitness trends

Consumer-focused private-equity firm L Catterton has invested in some of the biggest names in fitness, including   Peloton, ClassPass, and   Equinox. Business Insider recently spoke to a managing partner at L Catterton who believes that artificial intelligence is set to become the next major trend in the industry.  You're at home, on your Peloton bike, and logged into a live class that's taking place miles away in a studio in New York when the instructor calls out your name with some words of...
Tags: UK, New York, Trends, Equinox, Nadi, Catterton, Peloton, L Catterton, Michael Farello, Kaia Health, Equinox Business Insider, Farello, Maximilian Strobel, AI lab at Kaia Health


Peloton has reportedly picked banks for an IPO which could value it at more than $8 billion

Peloton, which sells digital exercise bikes, has reportedly chosen banks to lead an IPO. Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan will lead the IPO, according to Bloomberg, which reported that the deal could value the company at more than $8 billion. Peloton, a digital exercise equipment company retailer, has reported lty chosen bankers for an IPO. Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan will lead the IPO, according to Bloomberg,  which added that the deal could value the company at more than $8 billion. Founded in 20...
Tags: Apple, Ipo, Trends, Bloomberg, SEC, Kleiner Perkins, Jpmorgan, Equinox, Technology Crossover Ventures, Peloton, IPO Goldman Sachs, Wellington Management Fidelity Investments


5 Music Startup Trends To Follow In 2019 [Cherie Hu]

In this piece, Cherie Hu look at five observable trends in the world of music industry tech startups, and what these inclinations suggest about the future of the music biz and the ways in which tech companies and their investors understand and relate to the music business. ___________________________ Guest post by Cherie Hu of GetRevue As many of you may know firsthand, so much of growth and success in the entertainment business is about the right timing.  I am 100% a benefici...
Tags: Google, Spotify, Music, Instagram, Digital, Siri, Netflix, Pandora, Guest Post, Charli Xcx, Spice Girls, Warner Music, BetaWorks, Rhinobird, Ticketfly, Youtube Music


AT&T becomes latest YouTube advertiser to pull ads over pedophile problem

AT&T is the latest advertiser to remove all of its ads from Google-owned video platform YouTube, after widespread new reports this week that pedophiles have figured out how to glom themselves onto videos of kids, often girls, marking time stamps that show child nudity and sexualizing them in gross comments. YouTube reportedly sent a memo to advertisers outlining changes it's making this week to help protect brands. On Wednesday, Nestle and "Fortnite" maker Epic Games yanked some campaigns on...
Tags: Google, Post, Technology, News, Youtube, Tech, Pedophilia, Child Sexual Abuse, Adweek, Cnbc, Nestle, Pedophiles, Child Safety, Peloton, YouTube Disney


Daily Crunch: Samsung unveils Galaxy S10 lineup

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Here’s everything announced at Samsung’s Galaxy S10/Galaxy Fold event Samsung announced five new phones, some new earbuds, a virtual assistant and a watch. And one of those phones is foldable. Folded, the handset sports a 4.6-inch display that only takes up about three-fourths of the front. Unfolded, it t...
Tags: Mobile, Lyft, Hardware, Youtube, Softbank, Samsung, Tech, WSJ, Patreon, Zuckerberg, Trump, Grammarly, Peloton, Vision Fund, Samsung Galaxy S10, Eric Peckham


Companies including Nestle, Epic and reportedly Disney suspend YouTube ads over child exploitation concerns

Days after a YouTube creator accused the platform of enabling a “soft-core pedophilia ring,” several companies have suspended advertising on the platform, including Nestle, Epic, and reportedly Disney and McDonald’s. Nestle that all of its companies in the U.S. have paused advertising on YouTube, while a spokesperson for Epic, maker of the massively popular game Fortnite, said it has suspended all pre-roll advertising. Other companies that confirmed publicly they are pausing YouTube adverti...
Tags: Google, Videos, TC, Youtube, Advertising, Disney, Tech, Reddit, Watson, Nestle, Child Safety, Grammarly, Child Exploitation, McDonald, Walt Disney Co, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children