UIUC Team Profiles: MyMetrics

Founders and College Entrepreneur here with another team profile. Every week we’ll be providing you with a profile on a UIUC student team. This time, we’re chatting with MyMetrics. MyMetrics started at 54 in 2014. They competed in the Cozad New Venture Competition, were accepted into the iVenture Accelerator this past summer, and have been working hard to bring their product to market.

Description

MyMetrics develops intelligent gym equipment that tracks and plans your workout activity automatically.

Mission

MyMetrics leverages today’s technology to track and plan the most important aspects of your workout routine automatically. We believe the only thing you should worry about when you’re at the gym is working out.

Team Members and background

Helom Berhane — IS/IT & Accounting, Rex Gu — Mechanical Engineering, Yuto Otaguro — Computer Science, Jerun Trajko — Computer Science, Kanishka Wijayagunaratne — Physics

How did you meet?

We met at 54 and while going through the iVenture Accelerator.

If you could give your past self advice, it would be to….

Focus on completing an essential MVP and don’t try to do everything at once. Stick to the core of the product.

Progress so far

We have completed a mobile app, web app, and a working prototype for a dumbbell sensor that tracks your workout activities.

Next Steps

Get started with a beta test at local gyms, recreation centers, and/or athletic centers.

An inside look atMyMetric’s application.