Pact San Francisco, CA
Pact uses cash incentives to help you achieve your health goals, week after week. Earn real cash for living healthily, paid by the members who don't! Make a weekly Pact to exercise more or eat healthier. Set what you’ll pay other Pact members if you don’t reach it, use the Pact app to track your progress, and earn real cash for living healthily, paid by the members who don’t! There are 3 different types of Pacts - gym pact, veggie pact, food logging pact - to help you stay in shape, eat more veggies, and log your meals. You can choose to commit to one or all of these Pacts. GPS, photos and other services are used to keep you honest. All actions must be verified in order to count towards your Pact.
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.