Felix Capital, the London-based venture capital firm, has recently made it to the headlines for leading a £3M financing round for the mental health mobile app company, Unwind. AS per authentic reports, Unwind is likely to utilize the funds raised in augmenting its mobile application and developing the library of content offered by the app.
For the record, the app, which was launched in 2016 in London, provides training and assessments intended to improve mental health, in addition to offering clinically-supported tools to maintain mental calmness in the workplace. The Unwind app, the entire content of which is produced by academics and clinicians, can be accessed by the employees anonymously, at any time.
As per sources familiar with the knowledge of the matter, Nick Taylor, the Chief Executive & Co-founder at Unwind, was reportedly quoted stating that the company has been through favorable negotiations for the last two years, with Felix Capital’s Antoine Nussenbaum. He added that they believed there was a unique synergy between the approaches of Unwind and Felix towards the right use of technology for the progress and development of the society’s well-being. The company is thrilled about its collaboration with the Felix Capital team in a major effort to empower the users with expert support for improving their mental wellness, at any desired time.
Sources with the knowledge of the matter stated that Chris Bruce as well as Michael Whitfield, of Thomson Online Benefits, were also among the participants in the latest investment round.
According to a recent statement by Antoine Nussenbaum, Felix Capital partner, the initial traction gained with the globally recognized brands such as William Hill or John Lewis, are said to be great illustrations of the vast blue ocean the company has to tackle. The company is further excited to be embarking on this special journey, the statement concluded.