PEAR Sports Raises $5M More

Irvine-based PEAR Sports, a developer of personalized coaching apps for the iPhone and Android, has raised $5M in a funding round, to go towards its mobile apps and platform. The company--led by Bob Allison--said that the funding round came from Innovate Partners, Nordic Ventures, as well as VIZIO and other private and family office investors. PEAR Sports said the funding will go towards sales and marketing of its mobile app and hardware. PEAR Sports combines both monitoring a user's activity level with personalized coaching plans, which the company say act like a personal trainer, to help users with their fitness. More information »