February 10, 2016
San Francisco-based Lantern, which offers web and mobile programs using cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and stress, raised $17 million, according to TechCrunch.
The round was led by UPMC Enterprises, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s venture arm. Existing investors Mayfield and SoftTechVC also participated. This brings the company’s total funding to at least $20.8 million to...
October 21, 2015
San Francisco-based Lantern, which offers web and mobile programs based on cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety, released its second offering, a stress-focused program, this week.
"The techniques that we would use for stress and anxiety are very, very similar, but how you approach those techniques and what the framing is to use them, is very different," Lantern CEO Alejandro Foung told...
January 7, 2015
San Francisco-based fitness app company fitmob raised $5 million from 112 investors -- $1 million of the funding came from Recruit Strategic Partners and was previously disclosed. Some $3.25 million of the round came from Mayfield Fund, Structure.vc, Venture51, Queensbridge Capital, and Vast Ventures. The remainder came from investors on AngelList.
This brings the company's total funding to at...
January 27, 2014
San Francisco-based exercise app Fitmob has raised $9.8 million from Mayfield Fund, Sillicon Valley Bank and prominent individuals, according to a press release. Fitmob also released its beta app earlier this week.
“Fitness is a passion of mine, but the current model is broken – with 30 million Americans wasting billions of dollars per year on memberships they don’t use, and hundreds of thousands...
March 6, 2013
Basis Science, the San Francisco-based company that makes the Basis Band wristworn activity tracker and heart monitor, has raised $11.5 million in its second round of funding. The round, led by the Mayfield Fund, is the company's first public funding round since it raised $9 million in 2011, bringing the company's total funding to $20.5 million. Previous investors DCM and Norwest Venture Partners...
December 11, 2012
By most quantifiable measures Nike+ is the dominant digital fitness offering on the market today. The Nike+ ecosystem currently includes smartphone apps, simple accelerometer shoe inserts, pre-loaded software on the iPod Nano, and its latest addition, the wrist-worn Nike+ Fuel Band. While at least two third party apps are already leveraging Nike+ data from its (soon to open) APIs, Nike made a...
December 7, 2011
This week at the mHealth Summit HealthTap announced that it closed $11.5 million in its first round of funding after its $2.5 million angel round this past March. The most recent round was led by Tim Chang of the Mayfield Fund, Rowan Chapman of Mohr Davidow Ventures and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt through his Innovation Endeavors fund. The startups plans to use the funds to grow its platform's...