Frost & Sullivan announces dacadoo as the winner of its 2016 Global Wellness Analytics Visionary Innovation Leadership Award

dacadoo announced today that it received the 2016 Global Visionary Innovation Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan

17 MAY 2016, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND AND MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA
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Zurich, Switzerland and Mountain View, California – The digital health engagement software company dacadoo announced today that Frost & Sullivan recognizes dacadoo as the recipient of the 2016 Global Visionary Innovation Leadership Award for Wellness Analytics.

dacadoo, a leader in digital health solutions, develops and operates its online and mobile dacadoo health engagement platform that enables individuals, groups and entire companies to track and improve their health and well-being in an easy and fun way. The dacadoo platform employs motivation techniques from online games, social features and personalized feedback to engage participants. dacadoo promote a more active and healthy lifestyle.

dacadoo announced today that it received the 2016 Global Visionary Innovation Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that best employs analytics for wellness solutions and demonstrates visionary leadership in delivering technology affecting the health and wellness industry. The award recognizes the efficacy of the recipient’s innovative process and the impact it has on business and society at large.

According to Frost & Sullivan dacadoo has proved its commitment to tracking health in real time by providing users with a solution to assess their overall well-being and employers with a tool to ensure healthy behavior among employees. As payers and employers have begun to incentivize healthier lifestyles, dacadoo’s ability to integrate data from multiple sources to present a holistic view of health metrics and encourage healthy living is a significant value proposition. Instead of simply qualifying a user as healthy or unhealthy, dacadoo sets itself apart by truly quantifying health. The company assigns a Health Score to an individual’s health between 1 (poor) and 1,000 (excellent) after analyzing real-time input from body makeup, emotions, and lifestyle. This scientifically based Health Score is based on more than 100 million person-years of clinical data and forms the basis of dacadoo’s wellness platform.

“Having established a leading market presence across Europe, dacadoo is gradually making its presence felt in the United States as well,” noted Frost & Sullivan. “In less than five years, dacadoo already has clients in the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil, Japan, South Africa, Norway, Sweden, and Czech Republic as well as in its home base of Switzerland. This is a strong foundation for the accelerated growth of dacadoo’s Health Score-based platform in the global market.”

Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo stated proudly: “I am very happy with this global recognition from Frost & Sullivan, which comes at the right time, as we’re ramping up our operations and footprint in the US as well.”

About Frost & Sullivan

For more than 50 years, Frost & Sullivan has been developing growth strategies for the global 1,000; emerging businesses; the public sector; and the investment community. As a Growth Partnership company, Frost & Sullivan collaborates with clients to leverage visionary innovation to address global challenges and related growth opportunities that could make or break today's market participants. Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Partnership supports clients by addressing these opportunities and incorporating 2 key elements driving visionary innovation: the Integrated Value Proposition and the Partnership Infrastructure.

Contact: Chiara Carella, chiara.carella@frost.com

About dacadoo

The dacadoo mobile health engagement solution enables individuals to track, manage and benchmark their health in an easy and fun way on their smartphones. dacadoo calculates a personal Health Score, a scientifically calculated number from 1 (low) to 1,000 (high). The score works as an indicator and moves up or down in real-time, depending on how body values, emotional wellbeing and lifestyle (exercise, nutrition, stress and sleep) change. To remain active, motivation techniques from behavioral science and online games, social features and personalized feedback are applied. The award-winning company is working with strategic partners from key industries (such as insurers and Fortune 1000 companies) to bring the patented Health Score solution to the global health and well-being market.

Press contact: Manuel Heuer, manuel.heuer@dacadoo.com www.dacadoo.com / http://blog.dacadoo.com / https://twitter.com/dacadoo

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"I'am very happy with this global recognition from Frost & Sullivan, which comes at the right time, as we’re ramping up our operations and footprint in the US as well." Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo stated proudly
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About dacadoo

Live healthy! Track and benchmark your health and fitness. Get your dacadoo Health Score, share activities with friends, win challenges!

dacadoo has developed an easy-to-use, wireless, secure and fun way to manage your personal health & fitness from a lifestyle, wellness and chronic disease perspective called the dacadoo health platform.

The platform calculates your personal dacadoo Health Score, a number from 1 (poor) to 1’000 (excellent). It is a directional relative indicator of your current health and fitness status in real-time. By integrating gaming and social networking principles, dacadoo motivates you to be active in an easy way by automatically tracking and comparing your personal health, fitness and lifestyle.

The dacadoo health platform enables the tracking of over 100 fitness activities (outdoor and indoor sports) either over the mobile dacadoo tracker app or via manual entry. The dacadoo energy models are based on MET (metabolic equivalent of Task)* which measures the intensity of a physical activity. *Compendium of Physical Activity, Stanford University

Download the free dacadoo smartphone tracker app for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry to track your fitness activities automatically.

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