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Tempo

All-in-one home fitness studio with real time corrections

201-500 employees
  • B2C
  • B2B
  • Marketplace
  • Recruitment
  • Video
346 9th St, San Francisco, California 94103, US

Company mission

To provide an all-inclusive home workout experience, with a 3D sensor and AI tracking your progress, recommending workouts and teaching you the correct form.

Top investors

9% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

Theo Margolius headshot

Theo Margolius

COO of Otta

Tempo is a fully integrated home workout suite, offering workouts and equipment to help people achieve their fitness goals. With the rise of the home training market, the company's personalized experiences from cardio and strength training to yoga and boxing are valuable to people who can’t afford a personal trainer, or prefer not to visit a physical studio.

With Tempo's 3D imaging, customers can get real time posture corrections and find out what they are doing wrong immediately. Machine learning algorithms map progress and help to plan tailored workouts as well as offering real time data sharing for the live classes, bridging the gap between people and their trainers to deliver the same quality expected from an in-person experience.

There is competition for space in the US fitness industry from incumbents like Peloton and Tonal, but Tempo’s software and machine learning AI technology carved a space in the market. It has won design awards for its products including from GQ and Time, and has been backed by investors such as YCombinator and SoftBank.

Benefits

  • Work from home opportunities
  • Health insurance
  • Catered lunches in the office
  • Employee discounts when purchasing your own Tempo, which includes a free subscription
  • Monthly wellness stipend

Company values

  • Users first: we care deeply about earning our customer’s trust, so we put their needs ahead of everything else
  • Better everyday: we’re tirelessly learning and seeking improvement in the way we operate as a company
  • Radical candour: to ensure authenticity, we’re dedicated to full transparency, fairness, and over-communication
  • Seek understanding: te rely on empathy to build a comfortable workplace for everyone
  • Informed expertise: we draw from deep knowledge across disciplines and share freely to make every team successful

Funding (last 2 of 5 rounds)

Apr 2021

$220m

SERIES C

Jul 2020

$60m

SERIES B

$316.3m

Total funding

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Founders

After completing a Computer Science degree from Columbia University, they became Team Lead for Pursuit, a social impact organization aiming to help people get into a career in tech. Before co-founding Tempo, they designed a 3D wristband that enhanced physical therapy and patient recovery at Columbia Engineering.

After graduating from Columbia University with a B.S. in Computer Science, they became an IT Associate and Application Developer at United Markets. Before co-founding Tempo, they were an Intern at Pixar Animation Studios.