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Stigma Podcast - Mental Health

May 29, 2020

Mental Health Market Update: 5/29/2020 – Who is Investing in Mental Health Startups?  Investors have placed over $850mm into mental health startups in the first 5 months of 2020.  This far outpaces 2019 mental health startup funding for the entire year.

  1. Q1 2020 Mental Health Funding Article is here:

May 25, 2020

Jason Finucan and I both live with type-1 bipolar disorder. 

We have had vastly different experiences with the illness.  In this episode, we explore what this disease looks like, how it manifested itself in our own lives and how we got better.  We challenge the public perception of bipolar disorder and how the media...

May 22, 2020

Mental Health Market Update: 5/22/2020 – Mindstrong Raises $100mm Series-C

  1. Mindstrong Health announced a series-C investment of $100mm in a press release dated yesterday, Thursday 5/21/2020. This funding round included capital from What If Ventures, General Catalyst, Bezos Expeditions, Foresight, ARCH, 8VC, and...

May 20, 2020

“I launched a Company While Serving Time for Coke Smuggling” – Emily O’Brien

I’m so inspired by our conversation with Emily O’Brien.  Emily is a keynote speaker, entrepreneur, consultant and convict.  Emily is an entrepreneur, who started her current business from prison.  She overcame far more than most...

May 17, 2020

Arielle Dyment is an influencer in the recovery community, and a highly sought-after sober coach.  She joins us to talk about addiction, getting sober, and how she’s helping people who are falling through the cracks of the existing recovery solutions in the market.

Arielle built a recovery coaching platform called My...