Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy

Global Wellness News™ | December 1st, 2022

ResortPass, backed by Jessica Alba and Gwyneth Paltrow, lands $26M so you can take a daycation

ResortPass operates in 35 states in the U.S., as well as in Mexico, the Caribbean and Puerto Rico. It is looking to expand geographically.

This former SpaceX engineer wants to prevent you from getting diabetes

Josh Clemente’s Levels just raised another $38 million to fight metabolic health—and stave off the $327 billion spent annually on the effects of diabetes.
Read the article on Fast Company >

Brazilian Femtech Feel Raises Round With Female Investors To Advance Sexual Wellness Ecosystem

With a business proposition aimed at providing sexual wellness products, information and digital services to adult women of all ages, Brazilian femtech Feel has attracted an all-female pool of angel investors to a pre-seed round worth just over BRL 1 million ($190,000).

Why Investors Should Take a Broad Look at Wellness in Seeking Returns

The wellness industry is getting more attention than ever from investors, and for good reason. It’s now predicted to reach $7 trillion by 2025, Fidelity reports. This presents shareholders with all sorts of opportunities to track growing lists of stocks that can promise returns.

Global 4-day week pilot was a huge success, organizers say | CNN Business

The verdict is in: A four-day work week is good for business. After six months, most of the 33 companies and 903 workers trialing the schedule, with no reduction in pay, are unlikely ever to go back toastandard working week, according to the organizers of the global pilot program.

London-based Here We Flo picks up €1.9 million to bring a cultural shift to period care and sexual health

Period care and sexual health brand Here We Flo has just raised about €1.9 million (£1.7 million) to bring sustainability and body-positivity to women’s health. The London-headquartered startup now plans to expand internationally.
Read the article on EU Startups >

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