Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy

Global Wellness News™ | December 22nd, 2022

Fountain Life announces $15 million investment

Fountain Life, a preventative health and longevity company has announced it has secured $15 million in funding from Eos Venture Partners, a leading InsurTech investor, and Newcross Healthcare, experts in healthcare including treatment and care at home, based in the United Kingdom. Longevity.Technology: Fountain Life’s ethos is centred around transforming global healthcare from reactive to proactive.

How TikTok influenced health, wellness in 2022

Health and wellness trends went viral on social media platform TikTok in 2022. From hashtags causing medical supply chain malfunctions, to #Guttok teaching users how to improve their gut health, all eyes have been on the health industry’s response to its growing social media popularity this year.

The wellness trends we’ll be jumping on in 2023, from digestive breath testing to sleep syncing

You heard it here first. After being blighted with Covid, our physical (and mental) health has been hugely impacted, which is exactly why our wellness regimes are more important than ever.

Runna: Olympic athletes back £2m raise for sports app

Personalised running coach app Runna has raised £1.9m in a funding round that included participation from Olympic athletes and reality TV stars. Runna provides custom running programmes to users with various skill sets. There are options for complete beginners up to those training for a marathon.

The Asian nation where 35% of people say they’ll ‘never travel’ again

A survey of 16,000 adults in 15 countries by the global intelligence company Morning Consult found that Asia is home to the highest percentage of people who said they’ll “never travel” again.
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Salon software Mangomint raises $13M as it booms in post-COVID labor shortage

Mangomint recently surpassed 200K monthly appointments across more than 1,000 locations in Canada and the U.S., spurred by user growth during the pandemic.

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