Strava is the online network that connects the global community of athletes. Founded in 2009, millions of athletes have joined Strava for the competition and camaraderie found in tracking and sharing their fitness activities. The company’s free mobile apps and website help members discover and plan workouts, record and share activities, and analyze and compare performance. Strava’s ability to connect athletes around the world makes fitness a more social experience, providing extra motivation even when training alone.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
184 (est)
Strava was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Strava

Mark Gainey

Mark Gainey

Co-founder & CEO
Michael Horvath

Michael Horvath

Co-founder & President
David Lorsch

David Lorsch

VP Strategy and Business Development
Aaron Forth

Aaron Forth

Chief Growth Officer

Strava Office Locations

Strava has offices in San Francisco, Bristol, Hanover, Hampshire and in 1 other location
San Francisco, US (HQ)
500 Third Street, Suite 110
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Strava Data and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$34.6 m

Time since last funding

7 months


Strava Job Categories

Traffic Overview of Strava

Strava Online and Social Media Presence

Strava News and Updates

This week in apps: Houzz gets an AR update, Strava goes social and Spotify launches QR codes

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Easter comes to 'Pokémon GO' with egg-stravagent bonuses

Easter is just around the corner and Pokémon GO is celebrating with a limited-time Eggstravaganza. No, you don't get any free eggs, but between April 13 to April 20 there will be double XP as well as some generous egg-related bonuses.  Throughout the week, your 2 km eggs will have a chance to ha…

Instagram VP Kevin Weil joins board of social fitness app Strava

 If you’re trying to build the Instagram for exercise, it helps to have the guy building Instagram for Instagram. That’s why Strava has added Instagram head of product Kevin Weil to its board of directors. Formerly VP of Product for Twitter, Weil has proven his skills through a rapid set of launches…

This runner is using Strava to create delightfully festive patterns

LONDON — Combining running and art isn't the easiest thing in the world, but one British man seems to have managed it. SEE ALSO: This clever pilot used flight radar to spell out a friendly message Owen Delaney is a 39-year-old network engineer living in London. In the run-up to Christmas, he's b…

Garmin brings Strava’s safety system to its fitness wearables

Over the summer, fitness social network Strava introduced Beacon, a safety feature designed to offer peace of mind to the friends and families of long distance runners know they’re stating out of harm’s way, such as giant boulders and dogs as demonstrated in the informational video. Essentially, the…

Strava adds a real-time safety feature to its fitness tracking app

 The official promo for Strava’s new beacon feature shows a runner attempting to outpace a giant boulder – something I suspect isn’t too common an occurrence if you’re Indiana Jones or Wile E Coyote. Still, even if you’re not a fictional adventurer or anthropomorphic desert scavenger, accidents can …
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