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July 31, 2023: Meet the Founders that are keeping you fit with AI

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Profile: Andrew Just and Train Fitness

What is Train Fitness?

Train Fitness provides automatic exercise tracking for strength workouts.

What was the insight/inspiration that led you to launch it?

As a fitness enthusiast, I was tired of manually logging my workouts, so I decided to create a solution to automatically track them!

How has it been received by the market? Why do you think it has been so well received?

Overall very well! We are the first to provide automatic exercise tracking in the market, so most users are very surprised and excited by the app.

How did you know you were ready to found a company?

To be honest, I didn't, but I wasn't going to let that stop me from trying. My background is in AI & development, so I felt like I was a right fit for this company.

Left to Right: Co-Founders Antoine Neidecker and Andrew Just

What has been the hardest thing on your journey so far?

Definitely, the ups and downs of the rollercoaster that is a startup. The ups are incredible, but there are a lot of hard days, and staying determined through these can be really challenging.

What has been the most pleasant surprise?

How supportive some VCs are!

Who is the unsung hero on the team? Why?

Our backend and AI team.

Backend code doesn't get a lot of praise, but it is the glue that holds it all together and really should be recognized more!

A look at how the App works

What are you trying to achieve over the next 12 months?

We're trying to get to 100,000 WAUs!

What advice do you wish you had been given prior to launching?

I wish I had started earlier, and been told to not wait for the "perfect time" to start a startup.

Learn more about Andrew and Train Fitness here

Andrew takes the stage at our upcoming TechTO: Together event on September 11. Join the conversation, ask questions, and hear more about his Founder story and lessons learned along the way.
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  • TechTO: Together | September 11, 2023 - Rub shoulders with impressive leaders like Michael Garrity (FinanceIt) and Andrew Just (Train Fitness), and many others. Learn from the best, get real-time feedback on your ideas, and learn what it takes to build a successful business

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