[Funding alert] Kalaari Capital leads seed investment in home fitness and wellness startup Portl

Home health and wellness startup Portl has raised an undisclosed quantity in its seed spherical of funding from Kalaari Capital

The Hyderabad-based startup mentioned the funds raised will likely be utilised to develop the crew throughout {hardware}, engineering, and AI domains, and develop the gross sales and advertising efforts for the Portl vary of merchandise in India.

Indraneel Gupta, Co-founder and CEO, Portl, mentioned,

“At Portl, we’re reimagining the best way folks will entry, handle, and management their general well being. In some ways, the {hardware} and software program that we’re constructing will empower folks to take cost of their very own well being and health, whereas we offer personalised and holistic providers to assist their efforts.”

L-R: Indraneel Gupta and Vishal Chandapeta

Founded in March 2021 by second-time entrepreneurs Indraneel Gupta and Vishal Chandapeta, Portl is a fully-integrated, multi-functional, sensible health and well being system. The startup is combining health, expertise, and media. It has developed two merchandise – the Portl Mirror and the Portl Pro – constructed utilizing the proprietary Portl Smart Mirror platform that gives a variety of personalised exercises, diet, and psychological wellness programmes.

Both gadgets use superior AI to supply real-time train kind evaluation and correction suggestions to make sure that every train is carried out with the right method and helps forestall accidents.

Vamshi Reddy, Partner at Kalaari Capital, added, 

“Overall, the product will assist prospects adhere to exercise routines, enhance entry to world-class health content material, and assist personalise every consumer expertise. They even have the flexibility to transcend health capabilities utilizing {hardware} interface, laptop imaginative and prescient, and audio performance to ship telehealth options. The system can faucet into consumer knowledge to ship a variety of digital healthcare options.”

Portl Mirror is an clever mirror with a 43” 4K display screen, embedded Bio-Sensors, HD Cameras, edge-AI Processing with Wifi, bluetooth connectivity, it’s able to delivering on-demand and personalised health and wellness options throughout a number of exercise codecs with real-time kind suggestions, well being monitoring and telemedicine integrations for a holistic shopper expertise. Weighing simply 40 Kgs, this may be wall-mounted or floor-standing, occupying minimal area and its extremely aesthetic design makes it a multi-functional system for your entire family.

On the opposite facet, Portl Pro is an clever mirror with a 32” display screen outfitted with an embedded proprietary digital weight mechanism, and all the opposite options of the Portl Mirror. The Portl Pro facilitates resistance exercises with out the necessity for some other gear. The Portl Pro delivers over 100 Kg of digital resistance throughout each cable arms enabling a number of resistance actions and strength-building workouts.

Consumers additionally get entry to personalised programmes with reside courses and guided exercises, together with gamified content material that creates a enjoyable, partaking, and social expertise. The merchandise are anticipated to be obtainable for customers later this yr.

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