Sprig San Francisco, CA
Hand-crafted dinners sourced from the best ingredients, delivered to your table. Anytime you are hungry, you can order a locally-sourced, healthy dinner option directly from your smartphone. It is as easy as calling an Uber, and meals are $10. Once you order, it takes 20 minutes to get to your door. All meals are cooked by Executive Chef Nate Keller, who was an executive chef at Google, where he grew the culinary program from 400 to 40,000 employees. Sprig offer a daily-rotating menu featuring ingredients you can feel great about, and always provide a vegetarian and a gluten-free option. By routing drivers intelligently, Sprig can ensure lower delivery times and costs.
Hampton Creek Foods San Francisco, CA
Hampton Creek is a food company that focuses on finding new ways of utilizing plants to replace eggs in a variety of different products. Their aim is to make the egg obsolete, replacing it with a plant-based formula that is cheaper, cholesterol-free and more humane. Hampton Creek's first product is a mayonnaise called Just Mayo. Validated originally by certain regional Whole Foods locations, Just Mayo is now in 120 stores and will be available nationally by year’s end.
RunKeeper Boston, MA
RunKeeper is a fitness technology company that packs the benefits of a personal trainer into the convenience of a smartphone. RunKeeper allows users to track fitness activities using GPS and to see detailed statistics around their pace, distance, and time. It also allows users to get statistics, progress, and coaching through their headphones with built-in audio cues; listen and control music while working out; measure their heart rate and take pictures to share and save while engaged in an activity. RunKeeper tracks performance over time, allowing users to view a detailed history of activities; get notifications for new personal "bests" and milestones and measure progress against current goals. RunKeeper allows users to share their personal content with friends through posting activities, achievements and plans to Facebook and Twitter, and allows supporters watch live maps of workouts and races as users run. Integrates with the built-in music function of the phone and social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare. Also has an online social network of users that share progress, goals, training programs and mapped routes.
Fitocracy New York City, NY
Fitocracy is a social network that empowers and motivates you to reach your fitness goals through gamification, community, and personal guidance. Fitocracy connects you to the combined knowledge of over half a million of the world’s best fitness coaches, nutrition experts, and other folks from a wide variety of fitness backgrounds. Track all your activities, keep an eye on your progress and personal records with some nifty performance graphs. Activities earn you points. Points lead to level ups. Earn badges for significant achievements. The community will reward your hard work with props. Groups are small communities where you can talk about the things that really matter to you. Get competitive with friends. Take part in Challenges. Or, if you’re a Fitocracy Hero, you can even slap other fitocrats with a velvet glove for a one-on-one Duel.
Category: Health & Fitness
Tags: competitive, exercise, fitness, friends, health, healthy, lose weight, social, workouts
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