Park Ten Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Linden as Managing Director. In this role, Todd will oversee the technology investments of Park Ten in both Upper Hand, and Indianapolis based sports and fitness software provider; and Omnna, a Dallas based ERP cloud solution that provides software to the auto supply, lumber […]
When people we trust speak highly about a brand or product, we are more than likely to try out their recommendations. People looking for new ways to get fit often turn to their close friends for recommendations on their favorite fitness studios or gyms. Likewise, people who are committed to the community their favorite fitness […]
If you consider yourself an expert in a sports or fitness trade, then there is a lot of opportunity in launching your own training facility. In fact, the health club industry brings in a whopping $87.2 billion, and is expected to grow each year. While this presents an excellent business opportunity, there are numerous factors […]
Tom Morris, a fitness junkie, is the Director of Athletic Performance at Indiana University, where he develops strength and conditioning programs for IU’s 24 men’s and women’s teams. However, in May of 2012, Tom broke his neck in a mountain biking accident that left him paralyzed from the waist down. We dive into Tom’s story, […]
Finding motivation to work out can be challenging. There are so many distractions and less physically demanding alternatives to spending an hour at the gym. Even when we do get to the gym, having the desire to work hard and push ourselves is another challenge. For those times when you think you can’t finish your […]
There are countless components that go into building a successful company, but “soft” skills that act as the fundamental building blocks of a functioning business. Soft skills are defined as interpersonal skills, like listening and communication, whereas “hard” skills are considered to be job-specific. Nearly 93% of employers said that soft skills are an “essential” […]
A large portion of fitness studios seek profit through memberships – locking a customer into a membership results in a highly sought after business asset: recurring revenue. We dive into the impact of recurring revenue and various membership types you can offer to grow bottom line.
Recently, the fitness industry has begun to capitalize on the widespread love for competition-based games, and fitness gamification creatively infuses the popular elements of competitive video games into workouts. With new apps, wearables, and virtual reality, gamification has allowed fitness to tap into new consumer markets and increase fitness activity.