December 21, 2016
Fitbit has added four new corporate customers to its portfolio: New insurer York Life, mail and message management company Pitney Bowes, software company SAP and Sharp Healthcare, a nonprofit regional healthcare system in San Diego. The company, which has seen success getting into many corporate wellness programs, cites data from ABI Research that suggests programs that incorporate wellness...
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...
August 3, 2015
Peak, the London-based brain training game startup that raised $7 million in April, is launching a new game in its brain training app, and backing it up with a small peer-reviewed study published in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.
The game was actually developed for the study by researchers Barbara Sahakian and Tom Piercy at the Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge...
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...