Ex-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to start new company

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Posted: Jan 19, 2016 10:05 AM

(Reuters) - Former Twitter Inc chief executive, Dick Costolo, said on Tuesday he is starting a new company with Bryan Oki, co founder & chief executive at wellness consulting firm Fitify Inc.

"We're building a software platform that reimagines the path to personal fitness," Costolo said in a tweet.

Costolo also tweeted that he is going to be a partner at Index Ventures, a venture capital firm which has invested in companies such as SoundCloud, Etsy Inc, King Digital Entertainment Plc and Pure Storage Inc.

(Reporting by Arathy S Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza)