An Uber for fitness trainers? Silofit raising $10M to fuel expansion hopes


VANCOUVER — When Wilfred Valenta dreamed up the idea of a company that rents out small fitness studios by the hour, he believed the core customers would be travellers—people in a new city for a short period of time who wouldn’t want to fork over a big fee for a temporary gym membership. He still had that demographic in mind when Montreal-based Silofit opened its first location in the city in January 2019. But when the pandemic upended the world, Silofit benefited from a new demand for uncrowded fitness spaces.

Now the company is near closing a $10-million financing round that will help fund an aggressive expansion mostly south of the border, as well as further development of a digital platform it hopes will be a one-stop shop for personal trainers to run their businesses, connecting them to both customers and workout spots.

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