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By Laura Lovett 03:39 pm May 29, 2019
This morning digital mental health-focused startup Talkspace announced a $50 million Series D funding round. The latest investment was led by Revolution Growth with participation from existing backers Northwest Venture Partners, Qumra Capital, Spark Capital and Compound Ventures also participat. As a result of the new funding, Revolution Growth’s Patrick Controy will be joining Talkspace’s board...
By Dave Muoio 12:27 pm September 6, 2018
Mirror, a New York City-based fitness platform company, today announced the launch of its in-home virtual workout product for consumers. The device streams workout videos and music on demand through its large LCD panel, which also serves as a full-length mirror when not in use. In addition to the launch, Mirror also announced the closure of $25 million in funding from Spark Capital. This news...
By Jonah Comstock 03:11 pm February 7, 2018
Mirror, a New York City-based virtual fitness platform company, has raised $13 million in a new funding round led by Spark Capital. Lerer Hippeau, First Round Capital, Primary Venture Partners, BoxGroup, and Brainchild Holdings also contributed to the round.  Founded by New York City ballet dancer and fitness studio owner Brynn Putnam, the company will offer a hardware product that takes on the...
By Jonah Comstock 11:09 am June 15, 2016
Mental health-focused telemedicine company Talkspace has raised $15 million in a funding round led by Norwest Venture Partners. Existing investors Spark Capital, Soft Bank, Metamorphic Ventures, and TheTime, also contributed. “We’ve eliminated a lot of the barriers that prevent people from getting help in the first place by delivering therapy via messaging -- and, the biggest has been reducing...
By Aditi Pai 09:26 am May 12, 2015
New York City-based startup Talkspace, which offers therapy sessions via the web and mobile devices, has raised $9.5 million in a round led by Spark Capital, with participation from SoftBank, according to TechCrunch. Existing investors Metamorphic Ventures and TheTime also participated. This brings the company's total funding to at least $13 million. Talkspace's app, available on iOS and Android...
By Aditi Pai 06:06 am January 8, 2015
New York City-based startup Talkspace, which offers therapy sessions via the web and mobile devices, raised an additional $1 million in seed funding from Metamorphic Ventures. This brings the company's total funding to at least $3.5 million. The company raised the first tranche of its seed round in May 2014. Existing investors include SoftBank and Spark Capital. The new funding will help the...
By Aditi Pai 09:31 am December 16, 2014
San Francisco-based health app developer Lift, not to be confused with Google-acquired Lift Labs, raised $1.1 million from Spark Capital and Obvious Ventures, according to a post from TechCrunch. This brings the company's total funding to date to at least $3.6 million. The company was incubated at Obvious Corp, which also spun out Twitter. Lift's app helps users set goals to improve their health...
By Jonah Comstock 09:08 am May 12, 2014
Talkspace, a New York City-based startup offering therapy sessions via the web and mobile devices, has raised $2.5 million. Spark Capital and Soft Bank Capital participated in the round, which was the company's first. In addition, AOL President of Video Ran Harnevo will join the company's board. The startup is trying to address a perceived problem in the mental health field: because of various...
By Brian Dolan 06:02 am November 21, 2011
RunKeeper announced a $10 million round of investments led by Spark Capital, which has also invested in Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare, with participation from another new investor, AOL co-founder Steve Case's Revolution Ventures. Return backer OATV, the venture arm of O'Reilly Media, also participated in the new round. The Boston-based startup, which now has 14 employees, plans to use the funding...