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Jan 30, 2017

GOQii Ties up With Max Healthcare For Heart Care Features

GOQii has introduced GOQii Heart Care which focuses on cardiovascular health. The key feature of this service is its ability to connect consumers

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Jan 17, 2017

GOQii launches fellowships, selects five in first year

Virtual fitness coaching firm, GOQii has launched a fellowship programme to support new ideas that work towards enhancing the quality of life in the country.

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Oct 03, 2016

Tata fosters another startup, invests in fitness co GOQii

Adding one more to his startup funding list, leading industrialist and serial investor Ratan Tata has invested in virtual fitness coaching platform

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Sept 14, 2016

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.

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Sept 07, 2016

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.

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Sept 07, 2016

GOQii 2 review: A fitness band with a coach

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.

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Sept 06, 2016

Healthcare start-up GOQii tops India's wearable market, beats Xiaomi

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).

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Sept 06, 2016

GOQii leads India's wearable market, Xiaomi slips to second

GOQii, which makes fitness bands and activity trackers, has grabbed the top position in India's wearable market with 16.1 per cent share. According to an IDC report, the wearable market

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Sept 06, 2016

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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Sept 03, 2016

Gadgets that make you a lean machine

Can tech really make you fitter? Are all these metrics that you get from a fitness band like steps, calories burnt or distance covered make you a better athlete? Do body hacking devices that claim to take you on a journey to a new healthy you actually work?

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Aug 27, 2016

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.

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Aug 09, 2016

Fitness bands, with Doctors attached

Vishal Gondal's fitness technology company GOQii will include doctors and diagnostics on its platform, and create a unique ecosystem

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Aug 08, 2016

Healthcare startup Goqii launches new fitness tracker

Homegrown wearables company Goqii has launched a new fitness band called the Goqii version 2; CNBC-TV18’s Megha Vishwanath brings you the first look of this fitness tracker.

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Aug 08, 2016

Get Fit on the Go

Goqii 2.0 comes with an improved hardware, app and expanded ecosystem.

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Aug 04, 2016

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.

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July 18, 2016

Goqii taps into Pokemon Go craze to create fitness awareness

Goqii has been organising events called Active Sundays for the last 18 months, wherein it invites people to join in for various fitness activities

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Apr 25, 2016

Mumbaikars love meat and salad

Never mind the powers that be, Mumbai is the city that consumes the most meat. But it’s also the city, along with Delhi, where salad is a favourite. So says The India Fit Report, a study by GOQii

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Apr 08, 2016

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.

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Feb 10, 2016

Edelweiss to invest in fitness firm 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

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Dec 01, 2015

GOQii to start US operations in Q1 of 2016

After a fresh round of funding, wearable fitness devices maker GOQii is set to begin commercial operations in the US in the first quarter of next year.

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Nov 27, 2015

GoQii Gets $13.4 Mn In Funding

Moving into China now, GoQii will partner with hardware providers such as Xiaomi and set up the coaching system that makes up the core of the service

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Nov 26, 2015

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

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Nov 22, 2015

Health And Wellness Wearable GOQii Launches US Beta

GOQii, a health and wellness services company combining a wearable device with a mobile app and coaching services, is launching a limited US beta today.

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July 07, 2015

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.

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Mar 02, 2015

GOQii to raise $20 million to fund global expansion

GOQii, a fitness-based wearable technology start-up backed by the likes of Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit and Google's Rajan Anandan

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May 06, 2014

After Selling His Startup To Disney For Millions, This Founder Is Giving Away Fitness Trackers For Free

Wearable technology has the potential to enhance our surroundings, improve our health, and change the way we interact with each other.

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