Tuesday Jun 17, 2014 by Dave Gerhardt - Founder, Tech in Boston
The idea for the company was based on Founder and CEO Jordan Fliegel’s experience as a private basketball coach and the fact that most private coaches don’t have the expertise or the platform to market their services and accept payment for those services.
Graduates of MassChallenge and TechStars, CoachUp initially receiving $28,000 in funding from Dharmesh Shah. In just two years, CoachUp has grown to serve more than 15,000 coaches and more than 42,000 athletes, and most recently raised a $6.7 million Series A round in November.
From Boston Bruins legend and current President Cam Neely, former Red Sox favorite Gabe Kapler and Nerlens Noel of the Philadelphia 76ers, CoachUp has some big name athletes helping out with the company as well, and if you like sports and startups, you’re going to enjoy this episode.
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