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GeekWire Reports: Former NFL quarterback Charlie Batch helps launch sports rehab-focused startup

This week, GeekWire, GeekWire a fast-growing, national technology news site featured the story of Charlie Batch’s transformation from NFL Quarterback to successful entrepreneur.

The article reads, “You may know Charlie Batch from his 15 years in the NFL, where the 41-year-old won two Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers. But what may surprise you is how Batch has transitioned from the football field to the startup world — and how he is teaming up with leading innovators to help people around the globe recover from injuries.”

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GeekWire Reports: Former NFL quarterback Charlie Batch helps launch sports rehab-focused startup

Fox Business Profiles Charlie Batch & Impellia

In an article titled, “How Charlie Batch Went from NFL QB to Sports Medicine Entrepreneur,” Fox Business details Charlie’s successful transition from the grid iron to the business world.

He launched his new company, Impellia, with his childhood friend Richard Walker and fellow business partner Dave Morin, to bring high tech sports medicine advancements to everyday people.

The article quotes Charlie saying, “I thought to myself, wait a minute. If we’re privy to this as athletes, why isn’t the general public privy to this? You have so many cool [technologies] out there that people just don’t know about. Wouldn’t it be a cool thing to be able to generate a buzz and create something that would allow that to happen? That’s how it shook out.”

Read the full story to learn more about the technology driving Impellia, the partnerships with local Pittsburgh universities, and much more here!

Charlie Batch tells MSN Sports: ‘Cam is a trendsetter, trail blazer’

Super Bowl 50 Media Week is heating up, and Charlie has been a part of the action!

Yesterday, he was featured on MSN Sports, talking about the elite group of quarterbacks who have achieved multiple Superbowl wins, and praising Cam Newton’s skills as both a passer and a runner, calling him “a trendsetter and a trail blazer.”

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Charlie Batch, Impellia, Sign 1st License with Pitt, More Deals Expected

The Pittsburgh Business Times announced today that Charlie Batch’s company, Impellia, has signed a license for a University of Pittsburgh-developed technology known as PIVOT. Developed by researchers at UPMC Sports Medicine, it assesses stability of the knee’s anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and determines how significant an ACL injury is.

“We are extremely excited about the market potential of PIVOT,” said Batch in a statement. “Through our team’s growth-oriented approach, extensive domain expertise, and sales network, we have the means to build a broad platform for the technology. We are thrilled that the Innovation Institute has recognized our ability to execute significant marketing strategies and bring real-world applications to its technologies.”

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