Ex-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to start new company: Reuters

Former Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) CEO Dick Costolo said on Tuesday he is starting a new company with Bryan Oki, co-founder and CEO 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 firm which has invested in such companies as SoundCloud, Etsy Inc (ETSY.O), King Digital Entertainment Plc (KING.N) and Pure Storage Inc (PSTG.N).

Photo of former Dick Costolo, seen here at the Reuters Technology Summit in San Francisco on May 18, 2010, from REUTERS/Kim White.