The Berlin-based start-up cracks the 10 million euro mark in its first financing round
Berlin, February 16, 2021 – New investor in Berlin-based start-up actio: In the field of HealthTech, Heal Capital is one of the leading venture capital funds in Europe. Now the Berlin-based venture capital firm is investing in the new coaching app from serial founders Nikita Fahrenholz and Daniel Stahlkopf. With this, actio raises 10 million euros in the seed financing round.
Eckhardt Weber, Managing Partner and Managing director Heal Capital:
„Actio hits exactly the zeitgeist with its product. We all start with good intentions and usually fail after just a few weeks. Actio, with its motivating approach, manages to establish healthy and positive routines in everyday life that will strengthen well-being and health in the long term.“
The young start-up actio had already closed an amount of over 8.5 million euros at the end of last year. Heal Capital now belongs next to HV Capital and Cavalry Ventures to the round of investors.
Nikita Fahrenholz and Daniel Stahlkopf co-founded the company in 2019. Since December 1, 2020, the Live-Well-Being App is available for free download. actio is a platform and live community for people who want to optimize themselves and their lives in the long run. The offer extends over 100+ diverse live courses daily: from meditation (e.g. Monday Anxiety Relief, Care & Love), Pilates to yoga (e.g. Bed-Time, Flex & Flow), Happiness Journaling or fitness offers (e.g. HIIT, Ballet/Barre) – the courses are on average 15 minutes long. The app is based on a specially developed VoIP call software that connects users with real coaches worldwide and brings them together in group calls. Instead of a push notification, participants receive a call before the course begins.
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