Vishal Gondal Tells How Focus On Wellness Helped GOQii Reach The Top Wearables Spot
GOQii has a small office in Govandi, Mumbai, which is not a place one associates with swanky offices. CEO Vishal Gondal lives nearby and often walks to the office. He was sporting a red GOQii t-shirt, track pants, and jogging shoes when I met him.
GOQii pips Xiaomi to emerge No. 1 in India’s wearable devices market
California-based fitness technology firm GOQii grabbed No. 1 position in India's wearable device market in the quarter to June, pipping China's Xiaomi as more consumers took to using devices for fitness tracking and helping expand the market by a massive 42 per cent compared to the previous quarter.
The fitness band segment in the country has just got a new numero uno -- GOQii. According to a recent report by IDC, the company has beaten Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi to emerge on top in fitness devices segment.
Health start-up firm GOQii grabbed number one position in the wearable segment for the second quarter of CY 2016 with 16.1 per cent market share, pipping China's Xiaomi, said the latest release from International Data Corporation (IDC).
The wearable market in India has grown by 41.9 per cent in one quarter: IDC
The wearable devices market in India grew 41.9 per cent in the second quarter over the first quarter of this year, International Data Corporation (IDC) reported on Tuesday. According to IDC’s “Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker” report
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Axis Bank launches NFC payments on GoQii devices, opens innovation lab for startups
After introducing an augmented reality feature in its mobile app, Axis BankBSE -1.72 % is yet again tapping into the possibilities of technology as it launches NFC payments on GOQii's fitness wearable devices today.
Goqii Unveils New Band; Slashes Subscription Prices
Indian fitness wearables brand Goqii has launched a new iteration of its fitness band. The new band features a USB charging port, which means that you can charge it simply by plugging it into a laptop, and automatic sleep tracking. Goqii doesn't sell its fitness bands, but it offers for free alongside its subscription service.
Master of Google 'ranking algorithm' Amit Singhal to join fitness startup GOQii
In his first major engagement after moving on from Google, Amit Singhal, a former Google Fellow and is regarded as the master of Google 'ranking algorithm', has agreed to join the board of directors at fitness startup GOQii.
Vishal Gondal-founded fitness firm GOQii has received its first major investment from a corporate house. The venture capital arm of the Mumbai-headquartered financial services firm Edelweiss has closed an investment round in GOQii
GOQii raises Rs 88 crore funding led by Cheetah Mobile, New Enterprise Associates
Mobile-based fitness coaching startup GOQii has raised Series-A funding of about $13.4 million (Rs 88 crore) led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and China-based Cheetah Mobile, the maker of Battery Doctor and Clean Master
Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma invests in GOQii
Paytm founder and chief executive Vijay Shekhar Sharma has invested an undisclosed amount in the fitness tracker start-up GOQii Technologies. Founded in 2013 by angel investor and former Indiagames chief executive Vishal Gondal, GOQii is headquartered in California, US.