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SweatPals: An In-depth Look!

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Other, Community & Lifestyle, Technology, Sports & Fitness, Health & Fitness, Financial Services, VC-Backed
Min Investment
Austin, TX
Expected Close Date
April 29, 2024
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Key Deal Facts

40,000 members in 1.5 years Won the largest global startup competition (Barnburner by Sweater VC) for quarter a million dollars 8,000 events, 450 communities, and 83,000 attendees in the first year 4x our valuation from 1.5 years ago World-class leadership team with previous startup exits and experience with Fortune 500 companies The active community retention rate is 15% higher than the industry average CEO started and scaled a business across 250 cities, and sold it last year

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Salar Shahini Founder & CEOStarted and sold two successful deep tech companies after moving to the US at age 21. Over a decade of experience in leading tech teams and driving innovation from startup to sale. Previous to SweatPals, Salar was the Board Chairman and CEO of StreetScan., Mandi ZhouFounder & Chief Product Officer 7 years of product leadership, designed products for Fortune 500 clients, co-founder of Austin Bouldering Club (2500 active members)., Taylor TachovskyHead of Community8 years of experience in marketing & customer relationship management. Content creator (75k combined followers) and founder of ATX Dog Mom Community., Wajahat ShawHead of DevelopmentPreviously built and scaled a mobile app with 150K users and 3MM monthly engagement. 8 years of experience in mobile app development., Margaret BortnerPartnership Manager9 years of experience in partnerships and events. Ex-professional gymnast., Priscilla PopeMarketing CoordinatorPreviously marketing coordinator and professional dancer at Ballet Austin.

Amount Raised : $494,601
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