Twitter's former CEO is engaged on a health platform

Twitter's former CEO is working on a fitness platform

Dick Costolo hasn’t been sitting on his thumbs since getting the boot from Twitter. The previous CEO has introduced that he is beginning a brand new firm whose software program “reimagines the trail to non-public health.” It’s going to stress motivation for train, he says, not simply monitoring your vitals. Costolo is not saying when he expects merchandise to be prepared (he hasn’t even talked about an organization identify but), however there’s no less than a roadmap.

He is additionally decided to assist different startups, too. The web luminary is becoming a member of Index Ventures as a companion, the place he’ll assist fund promising new corporations. It is probably a sensible hedge — even when Costolo’s personal effort does not pan out, he can thrive on the successes of others. Whereas he will not be as outstanding as he was when he led Twitter, he is nonetheless going to exert some affect on the tech business behind the scenes.

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— dick costolo (@dickc) January 19, 2016