Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy
Global Wellness News™ | September 6th, 2022
Wellness goes beyond physical and even mental health for the younger gens…
Amsterdam-based digital fitness content platform Funxtion has raised €5.8 million in Series A funding. The new cash will allow the company to further boost the development of its platform and fuel international expansion, especially in the U.S. The platform is currently being used by fitness operators in 27 countries.
Why are women more likely to be concerned about organic produce than men? Why do women meditate more than men? And why are they the ones nervous about parabens? (I’ve never heard a man say he’s terrified of his “chemical” body wash.)
As its business slumps, Peloton is trying something new: selling its bikes to “value-minded” customers. It faces stiff competition. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share. When Steve Edwards Jr.
Massage appointments, Pilates classes and lectures about hormones: It’s all in a day on a menopause vacation. Resorts, destination spas and wellness practitioners are offering new retreats and services to help women in midlife navigate menopause and cope with its symptoms, which include hot flashes, insomnia and mood issues.
With schools increasingly focused on mental health, PsycApps raises seed round for US expansion • TechCrunch
I’ve been tracking PsycApps, a startup that came up with a gamified mental health game called eQuoo, since 2016, and this company – and its founder – is nothing if not persistent in “pivoting into the wind”. The last we heard it had been approved by the U.K.’s National Heath Service and was even distributed by Unilever.