dacadoo gets funding from Samsung Venture Investment Corp and several private investors

Completed its Series-A capital increase with investments from Samsung Venture Investment Corp and several private investors from Europe and USA

The privately-held Swiss digital and mobile health company dacadoo announces today that it completed its Series-A capital increase with investments from Samsung Venture Investment Corp and several private investors from Europe and USA.

dacadoo, an innovator in digital health technology, developed and operates its online, mobile dacadoo health engagement solution with its unique, patented dacadoo Health Score, that enables individuals to track their health and well-being in an easy and fun way on their smartphones or the web, using gamification and collaborative features as well as personalized feedback to engage its users to remain active.

The multiple award winning company announces today that it successfully closed its Series A capital increase with investments by Samsung Venture Investment Corp as well as several private investors from Europe and USA. The financing will primarily be used to fund the next stage of growth of the company.

"I am very happy to conclude this important round and welcome our new shareholders with such respected partners such as Samsung Venture Investment Corp, who are well connected in this emerging mobile health industry” commented Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo.

About dacadoo

The dacadoo mobile health engagement solution enables individuals to track, manage and benchmark their health and wellbeing 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 activities (exercise, nutrition, stress and sleep) change. To help individuals remain engaged, motivation techniques from behavioral science and online games, social and collaborative features from social networks, and personalized feedback are applied. The award-winning company is working with strategic partners from the various key industry segments to bring this solution to the global mobile health market. dacadoo has its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. More information on: www.dacadoo.com

Press contact:
Manuel Heuer, COO dacadoo ag, 

Tel.: +41 44 251 23 23 

Email: manuel.heuer@dacadoo.com 

www.dacadoo.com / http://blog.dacadoo.com / https://twitter.com/dacadoo 

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    Manuel Heuer

    Manuel.Heuer @ dacadoo.com
    Phone: + 41 44 2512323 (no support)
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    Yago Veith

    yago.veith @ dacadoo.com


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