Mustard Launches with $1.7 Million in Investment to Make World-Class Athletic Coaching Accessible to All

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Company Unveils World’s First Motion Analysis App Based on Biomechanical Data from the World’s Best Athletes; Opens for Beta Testing Today

Investors Include VC and Sports Industry Luminaries, Nolan Ryan, Drew Brees, and David Novak

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Mustard, the world’s first elite-level motion analysis app for broad athletics coaching, announced it has raised $1.7 million in funding from investors including Shasta Ventures, Intersect VC, and best-in-class angels such as David Novak (founder and former CEO of YUM Brands), Mike Dixon (Managing Partner of Transformation Capital and former longtime Sequoia Capital Partner), Drew Brees (NFL all-time great and humanitarian), Nolan Ryan (MLB Hall of Famer), and Reid Ryan (former MLB Executive). The company will use the funds to enhance its robust AI technology and application suite, to expand into additional sports, and to build out an elite and robust mental performance training platform for all

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The Latest: NC State pauses all athletic activities

Elwanda Tulloch

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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North Carolina State has paused all athletics activities due to a coronavirus cluster within its programs.

The school announced the move Monday evening, though it didn’t specify which programs were impacted by the cluster. In a separate release, the school said that not all of 27 positive cases reported involved athletes.

In a statement, athletics director Boo Corrigan said the school is working to determine “the most responsible path moving forward.”

In a tweet Monday, athletics spokesman Fred Demarest said the athletics department has conducted 2,053 tests to athletes, coaches and staff with 30 total positives for an infection rate of 1.5%. But those figures include 693 tests and 22 positives in the most recent set of results.

The school also announced two other coronavirus clusters Monday, one involving nine positive cases in a campus

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