Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy
Global Wellness News™ | July 21st, 2022
Persephone puts poop to work to explore and heal your gut microbiome
What goes on in that gastrointestinal tract of yours? Well, we have a general idea, but evidence is mounting that the gut and the microbes that live there play an important role in a huge variety of health issues. Persephone Biosciences is a biotech startup that – with the help of $15 million and a…
Usain Bolt helps launch ‘move-to-earn’ NFT fitness platform Step App
Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Step App is launching a private beta of its fitness metaverse platform with eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt.
Highs on a hill – inside the fitness festivals of 2022
Those visiting Chamonix last month might have been surprised to hear a reverberating pulse echoing from Planpraz – a picturesque plateau just beneath a mountain summit that can be accessed via cable car. Under normal circumstances, such sound waves at 2,000m of elevation might come with an avalanche warning.
NutriSense Raises $25 Million to Drive Continued Growth
CHICAGO–()– NutriSense, the metabolic health technology platform that couples real-time data with credentialed nutrition professionals for personalized support, announced the initial closing of a $25 million Series A round. This financing, led by 1315 Capital, a healthcare growth equity firm, will be used to drive continued growth as the company serves more consumers seeking to optimize their nutritional wellness and metabolic health.
Dubai is now home to the largest vertical farm in the world
The building will produce 2 million pounds of greens per year, in a country that currently imports nearly all of its food.