Hamburg-based startup Sympatient gets €1.6 million for VR therapy that treats anxiety at home

Hamburg-based startup Sympatient, creator of a virtual reality-based psychotherapy treatment for anxiety disorders, has raised €1.6 million in seed funding. The round was led by investiere and joined by Investitions- und Förderbank Hamburg IFB and business angels. The health tech company claims to offer the world’s first CE-certified digital anxiety therapy that works at home. […]

German startup HelloBetter raises seed funding for online psychology trainings, wants to democratise mental health treatment

Berlin-based healthtech startup HelloBetter has announced a seed round in the “single-digit million range”. The name of the lead investor was also withheld, named only as a “holding company based in Hamburg”. Other investors included Munich’s Ideamed Gesundheitsgruppe (a psychotherapeutic hospital operator), and a group of business angels from the health and insurance sectors. Combined […]


Swedish mental health platform Mindler raises €8 million Series A to expand psychology services across Europe

Stockholm-based digital health startup Mindler has raised an €8 million Series A round, co-led by Ventech and Shibsted Growth. Existing investors chipped in again, as well, included BackInBlack, Luminar Ventures and Kichi Invest. With the new funding, the Swedish app, which allows patients to consult with a psychologist within 24 hours, will be introduced in […]


Leuven-based miDiagnostics gets €14 million to commercialise remote clinical testing

miDiagnostics, a Belgian health tech startup developing silicon chip technology for clinical tests, has raised €14 million from existing investors, plus Dr. Rudi Pauwels and Dr. Ir. Urbain Vandeurzen. MiDiagnostics aims to make “diagnostic information as readily accessible as digital information on a smartphone,” according to CEO Nicolas Vergauwe. Combining a nanofluidic processor on a […]