Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy

Global Wellness News™ | March 7th, 2023

A place to exercise your brain? Introducing mental health gyms

When 42-year-old David McCullar thinks back to the early 2000s, a chapter in his life marked by rapid changes, he recalls palm trees, sunny beaches – and panic attacks that made him ill. “I was throwing up every day,” Mr McCullar said. In 2001, the company he worked for went bankrupt.

The top 10 most innovative companies in wellness of 2023

Wellness companies—including Eight Sleep, Whoop, and Conceive—are finding innovative ways to bring mind and body together.
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Unyoked snaps €18M to expand its sustainable wellness cabins across Europe – TFN

After operating in Australia and New Zealand, Unyoked, a nature-focused hospitality startup has kept its eye on the United Kingdom as it looks to expand

BetterNight Raises $33M Growth Financing Round led by NewSpring.

PRNewswire/ — BetterNight, a leading provider of comprehensive sleep care through its virtual care platform, announced today $33 million in growth funding led by . The financing round includes participation from existing investors HCAP Partners and Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) via its Impact Fund II and other accounts managed by the firm.

Issue No. 223: Apple’s Metabolic Health Moonshot

Apple is pursuing a metabolic health moonshot. Pushing deeper into healthcare, the tech giant is developing a needleless system for tracking blood glucose.

GoFrendly raises $1.3 million for women’s social networking app

Stockholm’s Gofrendly, a social networking app that allows women to find like-minded people to meet up, has obtained $1.3 million in funds led by Swedish VC JNE Invest. The cash supply provides a platform for Gofrendly to expand overseas, starting in the UK, while also doubling down on its underlying product offer.

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