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Peloton

A company offering an exercise bike capable of streaming indoor cycling classes.

Peloton is a company offering an exercise bike and treadmill capable of streaming indoor cycling classes that is headquartered in New York City, New York and was founded in 2012 by Graham Stanton, Hisao Kushi, John Foley, Tom Cortese, and Yony Feng. Peloton's fitness equipment comes with a subscription based software platform that allows users to stream live fitness classes while using their exercise bikes or treadmills.

Funding
Series F

On August 3, 2018 Peloton completed their series F funding round with $550 million in funding form TCV (lead investor), Tiger Global, True Ventures, Wellington Management, Fidelity (FMRCo), NBCUniversal, Kleiner Perkins and Balyasny participated in this round, joined by new investors, including Felix Capital, Winslow Capital, and other mutual fund partners. After announcing their series F funding round, Peloton also announced that the founding partner of TCv, Jay Hoag will be joining the Peloton board of directors. The company plans on using their series F funding to expand internationally and bring their own treadmill to market.

Timeline

April 3, 2020
Peloton launches an Android TV app.
September 26, 2019
Peloton IPO
August 2, 2018
Peloton raises a $550,000,000 series F round from Balyasny Asset Management, Felix Capital, Fidelity Management & Research Company, GGV Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, NBCUniversal, TCV, True Ventures and Winslow Capital Management.
May 24, 2017
Peloton raises a $325,000,000 series E round.
May 2017
Peloton raises a $325,000,000 series E round from Balyasny Asset Management, Fidelity Investments, GGV Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, NBCUniversal, QuestMark Partners, True Ventures and Wellington Managment.
April 1, 2014
Series B raised

$10.5m. Lead investors include Tiger Global Management.

December 1, 2012
Series A raised

$3.5m

February 1, 2012
Seed fund raised

$0.4m raised.

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As Peloton Preps For An IPO, A Look Back At Its Funding History

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USA TODAY
July 24, 2021
USA TODAY
What do Amazon, Netflix, Peloton and Zoom all have in common? Each wants to get into the video game business. Amazon's "New World" game is in testing.
Shira Ovide
July 23, 2021
www.nytimes.com
We're seeing a ton of new games, and many of them blur the lines between video games and other types of activities.
Paige Minemyer
July 20, 2021
FierceHealthcare
Fitness company Peloton has secured its first relationship with a health plan: UnitedHealthcare.
Tim Marcin
July 19, 2021
Mashable
You'll apparently control a big wheel.
July 8, 2021
WebWire
GolfPass , the ultimate golf app, arrives on Sky Q so fans can watch daily golfing tips and hundreds of exclusive videos, bringing you closer to the game you love, at home, in an informative, fun and interactive way. The app is divided into two sections; WATCH and LEARN and gives GolfPass members access to a raft of golf content, all available on Sky Q. From Golf Channel films and exclusive original programming to video tips from the likes of 4-time Major champion and GolfPass Found...
Mark Sweney
July 5, 2021
the Guardian
UK company bought rights to songs by Neil Young, Fleetwood Mac, Blondie and Barry Manilow last year
Shruti Dhapola
July 2, 2021
The Indian Express
Is there space for a Peloton-inspired smart fitness bike in India? That's what three startups in India are hoping to answer.
Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business
June 26, 2021
CNN
There's been a sharp rise in cyberattacks in recent weeks, often disrupting services and products that are essential to everyday lives.
USA TODAY
June 23, 2021
USA TODAY
According to Bloomberg, Peloton is working on an armband capable of measuring the user's heart rate digitally.
Shira Ovide
June 22, 2021
www.nytimes.com
Only some of us are riding Peloton bikes and ordering food via app. But this can still disrupt everything.
Heather Landi
June 21, 2021
FierceHealthcare
Peloton has helped millions work up a sweat and now it wants to get employers in on the connected fitness craze. Samsung, SAP and Accenture Interactive have signed on to a pilot program to offer employees access to the Peloton app and connected fitness products to support team building.
Annie Siebert
June 17, 2021
TechCrunch
In the new creator economy, the selectiveness of creators means stiff competition for a brand's ideal influencers. But that doesn't mean working with influencers is out of reach for smaller brands.
Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business
June 16, 2021
CNN
Peloton users are being warned of a new security threat relating to the touchscreen on their Bike+ that could potentially be controlled by hackers.
Jordan Crook
June 8, 2021
TechCrunch
Liteboxer, the Peloton for boxing, has announced the close of a $20 million Series A funding round led by Nimble Ventures. B. Riley Venture Capital participated, alongside existing investors Raptor Group and Will Ventures. Liteboxer launched publicly to the world in July of 2020, announcing an in-home device that brings gamification, hit music, and a [...]
Dave Levinthal
June 7, 2021
Business Insider
Insider's weekly congressional financial report details how lawmakers are personally investing their money.
Sarah Mitroff
June 3, 2021
CNET
You can take (almost) every fitness class you could ever want right from your living room.
Gené Teare
June 2, 2021
Crunchbase News
The 20-year-old New York-based investing firm -- part hedge fund, part private equity investor -- has not only quietly become the most prolific investor in billion-dollar startups, it is also significantly picking up the pace at which it deploys capital in 2021, according to our analysis.
Mary Hanbury
May 27, 2021
Business Insider
Peloton recalled the $4,295 Tread+ and $2,495 Tread following reports that a child died during use -- but some customers are keeping the machines.
Zack Whittaker
May 26, 2021
TechCrunch
The at-home exercise rivals weren't stripping metadata from profile photos.
Kyros Law
May 26, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Kyros Law Offices is representing several families with children that have been injured by the recently recalled Peloton Tread+ treadmills....
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