Welltodo Today: Wellness Startup CureFit Raises $25M, Millennial Mentors, Apple’s Fitness Lab


Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

How The Founders Of Well+Good Are Decoding The Health And Wellness Industry

Alexia Brue and Melisse Gelula took note of the wellness lifestyle early on and realized people craved actionable information just as much as green juice. In 2011, the journalists created Well+Good, a popular lifestyle and news publication devoted to the health and wellness industry.

Good Zing: the wellness platform you need to know about

London is fast becoming a hub for health and wellness, with innovative healthy restaurants and fitness studios emerging each month. So, it is not surprising that there has also been a spike in the number of wellness apps and tech platforms.

Health and wellness startup CureFit raises $25 mn in fresh funding

Mukesh Bansal-led health and wellness startup CureFit has raised $25 million in a fresh funding round as the company looks to expand its footprint across India and build innovative products across its business verticals.

Why the CEO of SoulCycle sets up monthly meetings with her ‘millennial mentor’

One of the most common pieces of advice young professionals receive is to find trusted mentors who can help guide and advise their career choices. Sound advice, but some CEOs are reversing that wisdom and relying on today’s millennial generation to become their mentors, rather than mentees.

Get ready America: NYC’s cult fave Megaformer studio is coming for you

SLT’s Megaformer classes have been one of the best kept secrets in New York City’s boutique fitness scene for years. But word is finally spreading outside the Big Apple: The studio (which fuses Pilates, cardio, and strength training into a single hardcore workout) just opened its first location in Philadelphia-with plans to open a spot in Boston by the end of the year.

Apple’s fitness lab has collected 66,000 hours of exercise data

We’ll just have to take his word on those stats, but with dozens of researchers and medical professionals studying even larger numbers of exercising employees every day for years, it becomes easy to see how Apple can log those sorts of numbers.

Huddle Labs has created a video-chat app for mental health patients

US tech start-up Huddle Labs has created a video support group app called Huddle for people suffering with mental health disorders. Launched in August 2017, the app lets people start and join online peer groups focused on anything from addiction and body-image issues, to anxiety or being HIV positive.

Here’s how Atlas Biomed is tackling the UK’s personalised wellness craze

A newly established health tech company is bringing ultra-personalised wellness to the UK, and according to its chief executive the sector is set to boom. Atlas Biomed earlier this month began selling DNA home testing kits that provide consumers with a detailed genetic profile as well as a first-of-its-kind microbiome service that analyses the bacteria in a customer’s gut.


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