- GOQii’s goal is to enable people across the world to “be the force” to unleash their untapped potential.
- GOQii has raised a total of $52.6M in funding over 12 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Sep 3, 2019 from a Series C round.
- GOQii has 5 current team members, including Founder & CEO Vishal Gondal and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Shriram Nene.
- GOQii uses 25 technology products and services including HTML5, Google Analytics, and jQuery, acording to G2 Stack.
- GOQii has 18,355 monthly app downloads, according to Apptopia. The most popular apps downloaded are GOQii and GCTC.
Serial entrepreneur and prominent angel investor Vishal Gondal has launched a new venture GOQii in 2014. GOQii is headquartered in California with offices in Mumbai and Shenzhen. GOQii is a smart wearable that helps people track their steps, sleep, and other physical activities, and then does more.
Its smart health ecosystem integrates tools for real-time personalised coaching, an explosive high-growth health e-commerce store, scheduling health check-ups, a health locker. It also offers a ‘GOQii Cash’ program where healthy behavior is rewarded with cash discounts and insurance discounts based on health management data. GOQii is a technology-enabled platform that will guide people, motivate them, and make them help others by becoming an agent of change. GOQii has raised $43.4 Mn from investors since 2014. GOQii is backed by leading angel investors:
Amit Singhal (Google), Anil Godhwani (Habitera), Bharat Vasan (MyBasis), Dr. Shriram Nene, Esther Dyson, Goutam Godhwani (Simply Hired), Kanwaljit Bombra (Dell), Madhuri Dixit-Nene (Bollywood Actress), Mahesh Samat (Epic), Mike McNamara (Flextronics), Prashant Gulati(TIE), Sanjay Parthasarthy (Indix), Sanjay Vaswani, Steve Luczo (Segate), Taher Khorakiwala and Vijay Vashee (Microsoft). The company has raised $43.4 Mn from investors such as Mitsui & Co, DSG Consumer Partners, NEA, Edelweiss Financial Services, Cheetah Mobile and more. Akshay Kumar has joined the company’s board as an investor and strategic advisor. Mumbai-based wearable tech start-up, GOQii, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series C funding from Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar. As part of this association, Akshay Kumar will host one of GOQii’s health education initiative called the ‘India Health Quiz’ on GOQii Play. Kumar will be conducting live coaching sessions on GOQii Play.
GOQii have raised amount 450,000,000 funding from Bennett Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL) on 04/09/2019. GOQii is looking to grow to 10 Mn users by the end of FY20
In may 2020, GOQII has launched a new wearable called the Vital 3.0. The new wearable features sensors that can detect body temperature. As such, the company claims that the wearable can be used in the battle against COVID-19 Coronavirus by detecting an increase in body temperature. The company claims that it has partnered with German health tech startup Thryve to conduct a clinical study in India to detect COVID-19 infections earlier than testing.