brain training

By Jonah Comstock 03:02 pm December 20, 2016
Peak, the London-based brain training app maker, has been acquired by Hachette Livre, a Vanves, France-based subsidiary of book publisher Lagardére SCA. Hachette Livre purchased a majority stake in the company, which is officially named Brainbow. The price was not disclosed. According to the Peak team in a blog post, the acquisition won’t change much at the company. “Why Hachette Livre? The...
By Jonah Comstock 11:57 am December 9, 2015
Savonix, a new startup working on creating a neurocognitive assessment app, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. RoundGlass Partners led the round with additional participation from Kickstart Seed Fund, BMNT Capital, and strategic angel investors including Bandel Carano and Ed Glassmeyer. The San Francisco-based company is focused on creating a brain training and brain testing app that's...
By Aditi Pai 08:05 am April 20, 2015
London-based Peak has raised $7 million for its brain training app, in a round led by Creandum with participation from DN Capital, London Venture Partners, and Qualcomm Ventures. "Since we launched last September, Peak has been used by millions of people all over the world," the company wrote in a post on Medium. "The investment will help us to map the world’s cognitive performance, providing...
By Aditi Pai 09:54 am October 8, 2014
Thync Co-founder Jamie Tyler Los Gatos, California-based Thync, which has developed a wearable device that aims to help people feel energetic, calm, or focused, raised $13 million in a round led by Khosla Ventures. “The Thync team is working hard on introducing neuroscience to 21st century engineering,” Thync co-founder Dr. Jamie Tyler said in a statement. “For the first time, we are able to...