WHOOP

WHOOP

Whoop is a performance optimization system for elite athletes and teams.

WHOOP is the performance optimization system that helps elite athletes and teams win. WHOOP provides athletes, coaches, and trainers with a continuous understanding of strain and recovery to balance training, reduce injuries, and predict performance. The system is currently being used by professional and collegiate athletes, Olympians, and the United States military.

The WHOOP Strap 2.0 continuously collects metrics about heart rate, activity and sleep. The WHOOP is waterproof, so most users wear them continuously.

Timeline

October 2020
WHOOP raises a $1,200,000,000 series E round from Two Sigma Ventures, Promus Ventures, SoftBank Group, NextView Ventures, IVP, CAVU Venture Partners, Thursday Ventures, LionTree Partners, D20 Capital, Accomplice and Collaborative Fund.
November 12, 2019
WHOOP raises a $55,000,000 series D round from Two Sigma Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, Promus Ventures, Foundry Group, Nicholas Negroponte, David Stern, Thursday Ventures and Accomplice.
November 12, 2019
WHOOP raises a $55,000,000 series D round from Foundry Group.
2019
This year, WHOOP is projected to spend $306.8K on IT.
March 6, 2018
Their latest funding was raised on Mar 6, 2018 from a Series C round.
March 2018
WHOOP raises a $30,239,254 series C round from Two Sigma Ventures, UAE71, Promus Ventures, Mousse Partners, NextView Ventures and Accomplice.
September 2015
WHOOP raises a $10,029,999 series B round from Two Sigma Ventures, Promus Ventures, Mousse Partners, NextView Ventures, Accomplice and Valley Oak Investments.
June 2014
WHOOP raises a $5,999,999 series A round.
August 2013
WHOOP raises a $3,907,174 seed round.
December 31, 2011
WHOOP was founded by Will Ahmed, John Capodilupo and Aurelian Nicolae.

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Whoop Series D round
55,000,000
November 12, 2019
8 Results
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Andrew Khatutsky

Employee

Aurelian Nicolae

Founder

Ben Foster

Advisor

Brett Cochran

Employee

Brian Todd

Employee

Carlos Famadas

Employee

Cezar Morun

Employee

Chitula Chipimo

Employee

Christian Erdman

Employee

Christopher Allen

Employee

Colleen Keaney

Employee

Dylan James

Employee

Emily Capodilupo

Employee

Emma van Emmerik

Employee

Eric Paley

Investor

Jack Seitz

Employee

Jeff Fagnan

Investor

John Capodilupo

Founder

Joseph O Ruanaidh

Employee

Justin Riley

Employee

Mark Flores

Employee

Matt Kowalski

Employee

Max Sobel

Employee

Michael Costa

Employee

Mike Collett

Investor

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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News

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Author
Date
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Description
WHOOP
February 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Today, WHOOP, the human performance company, and the United States Army Paratroopers of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th...
WHOOP
January 6, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The PGA TOUR and WHOOP, the human performance company, announced a multi-year partnership naming WHOOP as the "Official Fitness Wearable of the...
AlleyWatch
November 1, 2020
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Bani Sapra
November 13, 2019
Business Insider
Health tech company Whoop, which makes fitness-trackers like Fitbit, gives its straps to users for free. Instead, it charges a membership fee.
Ingrid Lunden
November 12, 2019
TechCrunch
On the heels of Google buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion, another player in wearables and health technology has picked up a big round of growth funding to continue expanding its business. Whoop, which makes a sensor-equipped (and screen-free) strap that continuously tracks your activities 24/7 and then provides a multitude of performance metrics and other [...]

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