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Little help from technology our next guest tripled his work force in the last year and signed up.
The aid companies like -- greens in the NFL players association joining us now -- time and CEO of retrofit.
-- -- Tell everybody you you -- -- weight problem before this whole thing started right -- I know you've been starting companies for awhile now you're good at -- The weightless thing -- you are struggling with right.
I was like like most Americans I had gained about a pound and a half a year.
From the time I turn thirty so kind of crept up on me over the years like it does so many Americans -- I was inspired not to start a company.
Okay and what's interesting to me is that.
It's using technology.
You don't have to go to -- -- you talk to people on Skype I mean it kind of almost sounds like.
The perfect help for corporate America -- we're also darn busy.
So retrofit is the first program specifically created.
Just for the corporate market for busy professionals so just like me I traveled I was living out of hotels eating at the airport.
Things that are just really really hard to do when you're trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
And so each of our clients get their own team could effectively gives -- private lessons they meet with -- own registered dietitian via Skype video conference.
They get their own behavior codes to address the mindset aspects of weight loss.
And their exercise physiologist and that team helps guide into the whole process.
Offer a monthly fee anywhere for about a 150 dollars.
Depending on how long you sign up for.
And now here's signing corporations -- to do this too right so does that mean these corporations like.
Wal greens are are subsidizing.
Yes so many companies are starting to actually subsidize the program so.
People can -- -- HR department do you actually subsidize weight loss programs and increasingly the -- becoming yes.
Because the biggest health care component.
That a company can choose to reduce their health care cost is weight loss -- -- 53 different diseases.
And I and I love the I the notion that half your clients are men because.
Men don't wanna deal with her meetings I mean chip is women the wanna deal with the most the time -- -- that men don't wanna get out there right they -- get it done and and you know -- That's -- -- admit fitness world knows that's 875% diet.
That's right Tracy so we met with a lot of men.
And what -- -- -- says look.
I don't have an interest in going to group lessons.
So we decided to invent private lessons and the Internet is just an amazing technology to do that Skype video conference becomes the platform.
We give each of our clients to wireless tracking devices we get them out a Wi-Fi scale they step on that scale in their bathroom and it sends us the data instantly so you can actually track their progress it's really amazing.
We -- to get in the wireless tracker.
That tracks their steps per day and their miles per day and even having sleep.
So it creates just a totally new kind of weight of losing weight.
Oh no whole new look on Big Brother watching you T I guess but.
Nevertheless there's a lot of people out there that think this is pretty -- can you got an eight million dollar investment from -- venture capitalists have.
-- We did we've raised about ten million in total our last round -- week.
Recently close was eight million -- venture capital.
I think species are waking up to the opportunity of technology enables health care services that promise to just change the health care landscape.
Especially with obamacare and with the reality that companies just have to get their arms around their health care cost and weight loss is that fastest way to do it.
And preventative care which was not in Obama care is exactly what your company is trying to do dip kind of -- retro --
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