FitStar Finds $5M In Funding For Fitness

San Francisco-based Fitstar said Wednesday that it has raised $5M in a seed funding round, to build a digital health and fitness platform. The funding was led by Google Venturs, and also included Advancit Capital, and FLOODGATE Fund. The firm said it is planning to release its first product, a video-based iPad app, in the first half of 2013. Fitstar is led by Mike Maser, who previously has served at AOL, Electronic Arts and Digg; his co-founder is Dave Grijalva, formerly of ngmoco. More information »