dacadoo signs a strategic cooperation agreement with WingArc1st in Japan

Signed a strategic cooperation agreement with WingArc1st, Japan’s market leading business intelligence software company

20 AUGUST 2015, TOKYO/JAPAN AND ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Summary
Tokyo/Japan and Zurich, Switzerland – dacadoo, an innovator in digital health technology and health scoring, announced today that it signed a strategic cooperation agreement with WingArc1st, Japan’s market leading business intelligence software company.

The Swiss company dacadoo develops and operates a digital, mobile health engagement solution including the world-wide patented Health Score to enable people to actively manage their health in an easy and fun way. The company applies motivational techniques from online games, collaborative features from social networks and personalized feedback to engage people to remain active. dacadoo announced today that it signed a strategic cooperation agreement for the Japanese market with WingArc1st, the market leading business intelligence software vendor in Japan.

WingArc1st will begin the roll-out with a Japanese version of the dacadoo mobile solution among a selected group of forward-looking corporations and local governments in Japan, aiming to provide highly effective business solutions in the area of health & productivity management and leveraging its market leading position in business intelligence software in Japan to provide health promotion programs for corporations.

Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo comments: “Japan is one of the key strategic healthcare markets in the world and I am thrilled to partner with the number one business intelligence software company WingArc1st, who has a great reputation and market access in Japan. I look forward to make dacadoo a success in this market of key importance“. Mr. Yuichi Kimura, COO of WingArc1st added: “In a market like Japan, with its super-aging population and worker shortage, it is getting more and more important for companies to offer better workplace to retain valued employees and make them more motivated and more productive. The Data Health Plan policy is one of the top government priorities, and health & productivity management gets growing attention rapidly. We’re therefore very excited about partnering with dacadoo which has implemented mobile health engagement solution for corporations successfully in Europe and in the USA already.”

Please see the press release in Japanese here: http://www.wingarc.com/public/detail.php?id=678


About WingArc1st, Inc.

WingArc1st is the market leading business intelligence and output management software company in Japan, having more than 18,000 companies, organizations and government bodies who use their software to effectively manage and analyze business performance and to effectively manage business forms from creation to print. WingArc1st is leading customer-focused business innovations from Big Data and is empowering the customers’ business performance at next level. WingArc1st was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan with global expansions to Asia-Pacific region.

More information on: http://www.wingarc.com/english/


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

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"Japan is one of the key strategic healthcare markets in the world and I am thrilled to partner with the number one business intelligence software company WingArc1st, who has a great reputation and market access in Japan. I look forward to make dacadoo a success in this market of key importance" Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo
"In a market like Japan, with its super-aging population and worker shortage, it is getting more and more important for companies to offer better workplace to retain valued employees and make them more motivated and more productive. The Data Health Plan policy is one of the top government priorities, and health & productivity management gets growing attention rapidly. We’re therefore very excited about partnering with dacadoo which has implemented mobile health engagement solution for corporations successfully in Europe and in the USA already." Mr. Yuichi Kimura, COO of WingArc1st
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About 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.

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