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
03 JUNE 2015, ZüRICH, SWITZERLAND
SummaryThe 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.
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
Manuel Heuer, COO dacadoo ag,
Tel.: +41 44 251 23 23
www.dacadoo.com / http://blog.dacadoo.com / https://twitter.com/dacadoo
dacadoo licenses its Digital Health Engagement Platform, including its Health Score, to Life & Health insurance operators (B2B), supplying Insurtech and health-tech solutions to over 35 of the top 100 Life & Health insurance operators globally. Available in over 15 languages, dacadoo’s technology is provided as a fully branded, white label solution or it can be integrated into customers’ products through its API. Through its ‘Connect, Score, Engage’ offering, dacadoo supports Life & Health operators to motivate their clients to lead healthier lifestyles through its SaaS-based Digital Health Engagement Platform. dacadoo also provides its Risk Engine, which calculates probabilities on mortality and morbidity in real-time. dacadoo has over 115 employees across locations in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific and over 100 filed patents around their digital Life & Health solutions.