Episode: Eureka 202: Runtastic

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Eureka 202: Runtastic
Florian Gschwandtner is an Austrian serial entrepreneur and co-founder of fitness app Runtastic. Launched in 2009, the self-funded company is considered by some to be the first Austrian start-up. After incredible growth, Runtastic was bought for €220m by Adidas in 2015, with Florian staying on as CEO until 2018. Today he is also an advisor to the Austrian government on entrepreneurship and co-founder of Tractive, which makes real-time location trackers for pets.

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