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Wellness Unicorns

15 Wellness Startups that are now Unicorn Companies

Here’s a full list of unicorn companies in the wellness industry that have made it to the US$1B valuation.

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Have you ever wondered who is on the list of Wellness companies with the highest valuations?

You’re not alone.

There are hundreds of companies in this space, and it can be difficult to keep track of them all.

We've decided to take a deep dive and put together a list containing 15 unicorn wellness startups that have top-tier venture capital funding.

15 Wellness Startups that are now Unicorns

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Aledade

Aledade

Aledade is an e-health platform that integrates a wide range of tools and proven best practices in primary care. It also helps physicians manage quality of care for their patients.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.90

    B (

    January 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Bethesda

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Edwin Miller, Farzad Mostashari

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Hospitality, Medical, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $294,899,959

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    13

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Alphaeon

Alphaeon

Alphaeon offers a self-pay platform that provides technology solutions and benefits management tools to healthcare providers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    No Data

    B (

    -

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Irvine

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Robert Edward Grant

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical Device, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $277,105,162

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    4

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Calm

Calm

Calm is a health and wellness application that offers stress reduction through a variety of breathing techniques, sleep stories, meditations and a dashboard to track your progress.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    February 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Alex Tew, Michael Acton Smith

  • Industries:

    Apps, Health Care, Leisure, Mobile, Personal Health, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $218,043,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    38

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ClassPass

ClassPass

ClassPass is a revolutionary membership program that lets members get their fill of high-quality classes from an extensive network of the nation’s best gyms and studios.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    January 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Mary Biggins, Payal Kadakia, Sanjiv Sanghavi

  • Industries:

    Consumer Applications, Fitness, Health Care, Subscription Service, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $549,243,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    43

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EverlyWell

EverlyWell

EverlyWell is a digital health company that works with the consumer to manage their health. They offer collection kits that allow for home collection of specimens as well as virtual care and assessment services.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.30

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Austin

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Julia Taylor Cheek

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Medical Device, mHealth, Mobile Apps, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $325,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Forward Health Group

Forward Health Group

Forward Health Group helps healthcare providers transition to value-based care and generate income while managing complex claims.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Madison

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Michael Barbouche

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Hospital, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    10-50

  • Funding Amount:

    $10,718,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Ginger

Ginger

Ginger is a mobile app providing clients with around-the-clock access to emotional support from licensed psychotherapists, psychiatrists and mental health coaches.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    March 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Anmol Madan, Karan Singh

  • Industries:

    Health Care, mHealth, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $220,700,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    26

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Gympass

Gympass

​Gympass is a workforce wellness and corporate fitness management platform, making it easy to connect employees with the wellness tools they need.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Brazil

  • City:

    Brasil

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Cesar Carvalho, Joao Barbosa

  • Industries:

    Employee Benefits, Fitness, Human Resources, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $300,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Keep

Keep

Keep is a mobile fitness community that offers free training programs and personalized advice for individuals of varying experience levels.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    May 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Ning Wang, Wei Peng

  • Industries:

    Fitness, Mobile Apps, Training, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $614,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Modern Health

Modern Health

Modern Health is a new mental well-being platform for innovative companies offering therapy, coaching, and self-guided courses.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.17

    B (

    February 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Alyson Watson, Erica Johnson

  • Industries:

    Health Care, mHealth, Therapeutics, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $167,400,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    19

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OrCam Technologies

OrCam Technologies

The OrCam device is a miniature wearable camera that helps people who have lost their vision to be independent and self-sufficient.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.03

    B (

    February 2018

    )

  • Country:

    Israel

  • City:

    Jerusalem

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Amnon Shashua, Ziv Aviram

  • Industries:

    Fitness, Health Care, Medical Device, Wearables, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $86,400,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Pharmapacks

Pharmapacks

Pharmapacks is an e-commerce company that offers products for daily health and wellness needs, including vitamins and supplements, as well as pharmacy medical products.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.10

    B (

    November 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Islandia

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Adam Berkowitz, Andrew Vagenas, Bradley Tramunti, Jonathan Webb

  • Industries:

    Beauty, E-Commerce, Health Care, Retail, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $472,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    10

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Ro

Ro

RO is a new digital health company that offers a range of health services for men and women.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.00

    B (

    July 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Rob Schutz, Saman Rahmanian, Zachariah Reitano

  • Industries:

    Health Care, Health Diagnostics, Hospital, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $876,100,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    28

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WHOOP

WHOOP

WHOOP is a personalized, data-driven performance management system designed for athletes.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    October 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Boston

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Aurelian Nicolae, John Capodilupo, Will Ahmed

  • Industries:

    Fitness, Sports, Wearables, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $204,751,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    33

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Zwift

Zwift

Zwift transforms solo indoor cycling into adventurous social experiences through virtual reality, engaging storylines, and competition.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    September 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Long Beach

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Alarik Myrin, Eric Min, Jon Mayfield, Scott Barger

  • Industries:

    Cycling, Fitness, Wellness

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $619,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    16

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