I am sometimes asked: Why do you invest in health and happiness? Why not just invest in health, or even health care, which is where other funds focus and where the impact of science is obvious?
Relationships take work. Every couple fights; the most common arguments stem from money and delegation of responsibilities, but not every couple takes the time to step back to truly assess and work on their relationship. Relish is the relationship training app that gives couples a convenient and personalized way for couples to strengthen their relationship. […]
Most people dread going to the dentist for a multitude of reasons whether its long wait times, the sound of the drill, or even the pain, with approximately 36% of the population suffering from some form of anxiety when going to the dentist. Dental company Tend completely modernizes the experience of going to the dentist. The […]
The average adult takes more than four medications and many of these medications are used to control issues originating from genetics. Phosphorus is the DNA testing platform that wants to revolutionize healthcare by encouraging people to take genetic tests well before they potentially get sick. The company’s flagship product, PhosphorusOne, is an at-home genetic test […]
People would prefer to go to doctors through referrals from individuals they trust but since the rise of popularity of patient booking platforms, using the web to find a doctor has become the new norm. But can you really trust an anonymous five-star review? According to Voro, the answer is explicitly “No.” Voro is the […]
New York is one of the most stressful cities to live in, so it’s no surprise that the very first Massage On Demand® company, Zeel, was started here in NYC in 2010. However, Zeel’s same-day booking platform has proven so effective and popular that 11,000 licensed massage therapists have joined its network that spans across […]
While many schools offer school-based therapy services, budgetary pressures almost always ensure that these services are the first to go. Accessibility to services like speech, physical, occupational, and behavioral therapy can be instrumental in a child’s development especially during the transformative years. Arising from the founder’s personal experience, Enable My Child is a technology-enabled platform […]
Male fertility has often been overlooked and has been traditionally deemed a rather taboo topic; however, this stigma is gradually being lifted, in part, due to men’s reproductive health companies like Dadi. This Brooklyn-based startup has developed an FDA-licensed, at-home male fertility test and sperm storage kit that cost a mere $99 annually. The sperm […]
1 in 7 women have Postpartum Depression (PPD) after giving birth and for about 50% of the women diagnosed with PPD, it is also their first time experiencing depression according to the APA. There is a myriad of resources and rituals that are being thrown at expecting mothers including vitamins, diets, medicines, countless products, and […]
Even after years of record-setting investment in digital health companies, we’re only on the cusp of this kind of transformational shift in health care. It’s time to speed up the digital health revolution.
As funds that focus on health and happiness (Social Starts) and delightful moments (Joyance Partners), we see food and drink as fundamental. After all, health starts with food, not only in terms of survival and nutrition but increasingly as an active mediator of biological or microbiome processes that underpin proper body operation. And, food and […]