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Seattle wearable tech startup, backed by NFL star and Heisman Trophy winner, raises $6M

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Seattle wearable tech startup, backed by NFL star and Heisman Trophy winner, raises $6M

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Strive, which makes wearable tech for athletes, raised $6 million as part of a Series A funding round.  The Seattle startup aims to help athletes better understand how and why they fatigue.The Bothell, Wash.-based company develops sensors that embed into compression clothing and provides data to teams and players.

"As a professional athlete, I’ve used countless technologies to help me find an edge,” Jonathan Taylor, a star NFL running back who is also an investor, said in a release.

It has grown from seven full-time employees in 2019 to about 30.


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