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Athos (also known as MAD Apparel) is a company developing apparel that extracts muscle activity data. It offers a line of smart clothing that leverages electromyography (EMG) technology and cues muscle activations, evaluates movement progression, and monitors the accumulation of stress on the muscles throughout training. The system is backed by a mobile app that provides real-time feedback on muscle activity, including left-right balance, muscle contribution, and rea;-time muscle activation.
HQRedwood City, CA, US
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)80(+2%)
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Key People/Management at Athos

Don Faul

Don Faul

CEO and Director
Dhananja Jayalath

Dhananja Jayalath

CPO / Co-Founder and Director
Hamid Butt

Hamid Butt

VP Engineering, Product Development, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain
Chris Wiebe

Chris Wiebe

CTO / Co-Founder
Chamath Palihapitya

Chamath Palihapitya

Jeff Lee

Jeff Lee

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Athos Office Locations

Athos has an office in Redwood City
Redwood City, CA, US (HQ)
201 Arch St
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Athos Financials and Metrics

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Athos total Funding

$50.7 m

Athos latest funding size

$35 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

Athos investors

Athos's latest funding round in November 2015 was reported to be $35 m. In total, Athos has raised $50.7 m
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Athos Operating Metrics

Nov, 2020

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Athos News and Updates

Athos Pushes Up To $51 Million In The Bank With Funding From Chamath Palhapitaya’s Social+Capital

Wearable clothing may sound like a redundancy, but it’s a real thing and it’s an expanding category with promise in the fitness industry. Athos, one of a handful of startups building out its wearable clothing brand, recently closed on $35 million in Series C financing from a number of investors, inc…

Athos Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Athos founded?

    Athos was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Athos key executives?

    Athos's key executives are Don Faul, Dhananja Jayalath and Hamid Butt.

  • How many employees does Athos have?

    Athos has 80 employees.

  • Who are Athos competitors?

    Competitors of Athos include Fitbit, BioConnected and Wellnesys.

  • Where is Athos headquarters?

    Athos headquarters is located at 201 Arch St, Redwood City.

  • Where are Athos offices?

    Athos has an office in Redwood City.

  • How many offices does Athos have?

    Athos has 1 office.