March 10, 2020
A company out of Oxford, England is looking to help patients curb social anxiety with a new virtual reality tool. Dubbed OVR social engagement, the tool was designed to treat a variety of mental health conditions associated with these types of anxiety, including agoraphobia, depression and schizophrenia.
The program is pitched as a way to help patients with social anxiety by immersing them in...
January 24, 2019
A new digital health startup out of San Francisco called Kick Health is looking to address social anxiety through its telehealth platform, which gives users access to prescription beta-blocker propranolol.
The platform, which officially launched this morning, will connect users to board-certified doctors for short asynchronous remote visits. Once the survey and visit is reviewed by a doctor, the...
January 17, 2017
Joyable, a San Francisco-based behavioral health technology startup has layed off 20 people (half its staff) and pivoted its business, with plans to refocus on its enterprise emloyee wellness offering rather than the direct-to-consumer business that has been the company's main focus up until now. Fortune broke the news.
"We let a number of talented people and friends go this week," CEO Peter...
November 19, 2015
San Francisco-based Joyable raised $8 million led by return backers Thrive Capital and Harrison Metal for its online cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and coaching program for social anxiety. Joyable tells MobiHealthNews this round brings the company's total funding up to more than $10 million. It also includes money from a new investor, Collaborative Fund.
The $8 million will help the company,...
March 18, 2015
San Francisco-based Joyable has raised $2 million from Thrive Capital, Harrison Metal, and angel investors including Benchmark Capital co-founder Andy Rachleff, according to a report over at TechCrunch.
Joyable has developed an online program, based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), that aims to help consumers improve their social anxiety. The company explains that one of the core concepts...