Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy

Global Wellness News™ | May 18th, 2023

Coinbase founder Brian Armstrong raises $40 million for NewLimit, a startup that wants to ‘cure aging’

NewLimit, a startup that aspires to reverse aging by manipulating cells, announced on Tuesday that it’s raised $40 million in a Series A round from Kleiner Perkins and other venture firms, and from prominent individuals like former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Y Combinator CEO Garry Tan.

RLA Global’s Wellness Real Estate Report 2023 Finds Robust Revenue Growth at Hotels With Wellness Offerings Worldwide

Hotels with wellness offerings had strong TRevPAR growth in 2022 as markets benefited from a recovery in demand, hospitality advisor RLA Global said in its Wellness Real Estate Report 2023, released during this year’s International Hospitality Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin.

Forage tourism

Foraging has exploded in popularity in recent years, informing everything from skincare to cocktails. Now, intrepid travelers are planning their trips around foraging. Following an unusually wet winter in the Pacific Northwest region of the US, the New York Times published a primer for first-time mushroom foragers in February.

Oura, John Hancock Partner to Incentivize Healthy Habits

Oura and John Hancock are teaming up to promote personal well-being. Linking up. Using Oura’s smart ring to incentivize sleep and mindfulness practices, life insurance provider John Hancock is strengthening its Vitality program. A behavior change platform that rewards customers for healthy behaviors, Vitality members can earn cost savings on their policy as well as exclusive perks.

Youth mental health startup Somethings launches with a $3.2M raise led by General Catalyst

Looking to bring mental health care into the Z & A generations, New York based startup Somethings launched a digital platform connecting teenagers with trained mentors between the ages of 19-26. General Catalyst led the company’s $3.2M seed round with participation from Tau Ventures, Toyin Ajayi (Cityblock Health co-founder), MVP Ventures and more.

Supporting our Community this #MentalHealthAwareness Month and Year Round

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