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Techstars accelerator graduate shares pitch deck and advice

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  • When Kilian Saekel’s wife Anika was diagnosed with breast cancer, he realized how important physical activity was to a healthy lifestyle. His company, A-Champs, aims to make exercise more enjoyable.
  • The Barcelona- and Shanghai-based business was accepted into the Techstars’s sportstech program this spring. Through the program, the 17-person startup netted $124,000 in funding, bringing its total funding to $400,000, Saekel said.
  • Saekel shared the pitch deck A-Champs used in its application to Techstars and explained how he organized the presentation. He also offered advice for creating a strong pitch deck.
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When Kilian Saekel’s wife Anika was diagnosed with breast cancer, he realized how important physical activity was to a healthy lifestyle. After she recovered, Saekel worked to create a product that made exercise more enjoyable for anyone. 

Saekel teamed up with cofounder Wayne Lin to launch A-Champs, a line of connected devices paired with training programs to gamify fitness for customers. A-Champs’s ROX Pro device uses light, sound, and vibration to create randomized training scenarios while the app tracks progress through data and analytics. 

The Barcelona- and Shanghai-based business was accepted into the Techstars’s sportstech program this spring. Through the program, the 17-person startup netted $124,000 in funding, bringing its total funding to $400,000, Saekel said. 

Saekel shared the pitch deck A-Champs used in its application to Techstars and explained how he organized the presentation. He also offered advice for creating a strong pitch deck. Sensitive information has been redacted.

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