After the Velovoom cycling studio closed due to philosophical differences by owners, co-owner and face of the studio Marc Caputo never gave up hope he could make it work. Six months later, he opened ZenGo Fitness at the same location on Cordell Avenue in Bethesda with new partners. But Caputo's original mission — a synthesis of physical and mental well-being — has not changed.
BETHESDA — Even after his first attempt to open an indoor cycling studio failed, entrepreneur Marc Caputo said he never thought that he wouldn’t be able to make it work. “Whether it was three months, or six months, or a year… it was going to resurface,” he said. And so it has, six months later […]
A Bethesda fitness center offering an innovative cycling studio to a growing clientele in its first few months in business has abruptly closed. Velovoom co-owner Marc Caputo and his partners have parted ways, for reasons that aren’t entirely clear. Caputo said in a March 21 email that he was cutting ties to the startup because […]
In the first installment of The Daily Record's new multimedia series, Sweat Equity: Starting a business after the Great Recession, entrepreneur Marc Caputo talks about his new business in Bethesda called Velovoom—which is much more than a spin class. Caputo hopes the unconventional approach will draw in unhappy gym-goers.
BETHESDA — Walking into the Velovoom workout studio feels a little like walking into a dance club — the lighting is low, the music is pounding and people are moving with it. And owner Marc Caputo said he thinks this atmosphere is just what unsatisfied gym-goers are looking for. “I’ve always kind of hated the […]