August 7, 2012
startwerk.ch – Quantified Self as a business model
startwerk.ch Blog Review: 7th August 2012
Summary in English directly from the german startwerk.ch article speaking about QUENTIQs Quantified Self as a business model QUENTIQs Quantified Self as a business model.
The prominent startup QUENTIQ focuses on the trend of “quantified self” and wants to make fitness measurable. For the Quantified Self movement followers there are already numerous Web services that map the way to personal fitness or health goals. For example, the fitness app RunKeeper, which works with supporting devices. In Switzerland the online nutrition coach eBalance, owned by the NZZ. What is still missing for the makers of QUENTIQ is a service that combines several of these same functions on one single platform. Here you can capture the health-conscious quantifier his vitals and his sports activities through cross-linkable devices, smart phone app or by hand. For this the user receives from QUENTIQ a score that demonstrates his personal fitness on a scale of 1 to 1000 and becomes comparable over time: QUENTIQ is taking an broad approach to track that with the so called “Health score”.