Fitness Wearable And Coaching Startup GOQii Lands $13.4M Series A From NEA And Cheetah Mobile

GOQii Wearable fitness trackers are becoming increasingly popular, but a lot of them are quickly abandoned after the novelty of tracking exercise and sleep wears off. GOQii, however, believes it has landed on the winning formula for long-term success. The Menlo Park, California and Mumbai-based company just raised a $13.4 million Series A, which it will use to expand in the U.S. and China. Read More

Japanese Wearable Tech Startup Moff Teams Up With PBS KIDS

Moff Band PBS KIDS, the branch of the venerable Public Broadcasting Service that produces children’s shows like “Sesame Street” and “Wild Kratts,” is taking its first step into wearable tech. PBS Kids launched a new app today, called PBS KIDS Party App, that can be used with Moff Band. This is a significant coup for Tokyo-based Moff because PBS is its first major partner in… Read More