Kitman Labs raises fresh investment of $52m

Irish sports science and data analytics company with offices in Dublin and California plans to hire 100 more people

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
4th November, 2021
Kitman Labs raises fresh investment of $52m
Stephen Smith, chief executive and co-founder of Kitman Labs, said the investment from Guggenheim would help to ‘scale the company faster’. Picture: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile/Getty

Kitman Labs, the Irish sports science and data analytics company, has raised a fresh investment of $52 million.

The investment round led by Guggenheim Investments, the $259 billion asset management firm, and brings Kitman Labs’ total outside fund raising figure to $82 million, the company said in a statement.

The company was founded by Stephen Smith, a former Leinster rugby strength and conditioning coach, in 2012. It set out to collect training and performance records from...

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