Mine’d, the New York-based app that connects consumers with emotional wellness experts and courses, announced it raised $ 3.5 million in a fundraiser, according to an article published on LinkedIn.
Aaron Albert, co-founder and CEO, said investors included Listen Ventures, the venture capital firm behind Calm, the San Francisco-based software company that produces Guided Meditations, Dreamworks President Jefferey Katzenberg’s WNDRCO fund , Able Partners, the angels who supported Goop, Bumble, Oura Ring, Bulletproof, Daily Harvest and Ed Baker, former vice president of growth at Facebook and Uber.
“We grew up really fast, totally organically,” Albert wrote on LinkedIn. “We have acquired over 100,000 users with over a million videos watched in the past six months alone. We combine the creator economy with a Peloton-style user experience to reinvent the delivery of great experiences. be emotional.
Albert told TechCrunch that the company plans to use the latest investment to add up to 200 experts to the platform. Today, he said, Mine’d has 20 wellness experts specializing in marriage, family and relationships, as well as sex therapists.
He said the company also plans to launch tools that will allow its experts to offer more support to their community. Mine’d also said it will focus on email marketing, content production, and use the funding to launch exclusive Mine’d courses on the app.
Albert said he founded the app in 2019 following a breakup. He said traditional therapy was expensive and time consuming, and teletherapy lacked quality care.
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