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?
AlleyWatch caught up with CEO and founder Brynn Putnam to learn more about MIRROR’s latest funding, partnerships, and future growth plans to revolutionize in-home fitness workouts and beyond. Who were your investors and how much did you raise? MIRROR has secured $34 million in Series B-1 financing led by Point72 Ventures. Other participants in the round include lululemon […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
86% of the American population does not meditate. Many of these people suffer from the very conditions that meditation can relieve – namely stress. WAVE is a lifestyle brand that remedies this disconnect through its music-driven, hardware-enabled meditation platform targeted toward millenials. At the heart of the company’s offering are a $199 connected memory foam […]
What did “wellness” look like 20 years ago? Today, society is demanding that companies innovate and create products that promote a healthier and happier lifestyle – everyone wants to achieve the best version of themselves. But to achieve this, you don’t need to spend $10 on a cleansing juice, rather Journey Meditation is taking a […]
There are two models for a healthy life: medicine and wellness. The medicine model is the most common model in our culture, in which the normal state of being is the ideal. The wellness model is quite different. Instead of being a tool, it is a way of life.
Every woman has experienced the dread of wasted hours from wanting to look nice after a workout. That’s why Glam+Go is offering efficient, high-quality hair services that are co-located within hospitality properties and fitness centers. This revolutionary service is helping women save tons of time by letting them get their hair blown out wherever they […]
Within a few years, we will see the emergence of an entirely new kind of Main Street facility. I call it “the Biotanica”: the combination of biology and science with the spiritual, herbal and community aspects of traditional Hispanic botanicas.