Exclusive : Goqii Raises Funding From WhatsApp’s Neeraj Arora And AWS’ Marco Argenti
Vishal Gondal’s Goqii has raised funding from WhatsApp’s Neeraj Arora and AWS’ Marco Argenti* (VP Amazon, AWS Mobile).
After months of closed beta testing, Goqii announced the consumer launch on August 1st.
Goqii’s other investor includes Madhuri Dixit Nene, Amit Singhal (Google), Goutam Godhwani (SimplyHired) Steve Luczo, (Seagate) and others – a very diverse set of investors which also showcases Goqii’s global outlook (launching Goqii in Dubai very shortly).
As a single integrated solution, it offers a complete ecosystem which is a powerful combination of technology and human connection. It is the coming together of some of the world’s leading experts and an amazing management team driven by a passion for healthy sustainable living, and believes that all of us possess boundless potential. GOQii’s goal is to enable millions of people across the world to “be the force” by helping them to unleash their untapped potential. [Vishal Gondal]
Goqii’s USP lies in its focus on building an entire ecosystem – not just technology, but of coaches who will work with Goqii customers helping them meet their health goals (read : provide the much-needed push).
* Marco Argenti is the Vice President, Mobile for Amazon Web Services. Prior to Amazon, Mr. Argenti served as SVP, Developer Experience at Nokia Corporation. Marco was born in Italy, where he graduated with a Computer Engineering degree at the University of Pisa. Marco is passionate about technology, is a 5 times marathon finisher and loves to play and collect electric guitars.http://www.nextbigwhat.com/goqii-funding-297/http://www.nextbigwhat.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/goqii-band.jpghttp://www.nextbigwhat.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/goqii-band-160x160.jpgTech, Life & Designfunding