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Global Wellness News™ | November 30th, 2023

Could a Drug Give Your Pet More Dog Years?

Longevity drugs for our canine companions are moving closer to reality. They also raise questions about what it might mean to succeed.

WeRoad Eyes U.S. Adventure Tours Market After $19 Million Raise

WeRoad, a European-based tour operator, has secured €18 million ($19.6 million) in a Series B funding round led by H14.

The Far Right and Far Left Meet Over Wellness Conspiracies

Wellness influencers and right-wing anti-science activists are spreading conspiracy theories in pursuit of profit.

RepeatMD lands capital to grow its aesthetics and wellness booking business | TechCrunch

RepeatMD, a startup building apps for aesthetics and wellness companies, has raised $40 million in equity and $10 million in debt.

Paris Hilton and an esteemed group of travel leaders invest €3 million in the Berlin-based AI travel planner ‘Layla’

Layla was created by Jeremy Jauncey, CEO/founder of Beautiful Destinations, a travel media brand with over 50 million social media followers—and Saad Saeed, co-founder of the big European grocery delivery service Flink. If people today mainly get inspired in travel by short videos on social, there has been no way to turn that inspiration into a trip.
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Fitness tech start-up secures new £5 million to help improve peoples’ lives through running in latest investment round

The team behind runny, the world’s #1 rated personalised running coaching app that launched in 2021, has closed its latest venture capital round having raised £5 million.

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