Mental health app Unmind raises £3m in funding round

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by Keiligh Baker

A mental health care app which offers online courses for employees at companies including William Hill and John Lewis has raised £3m in new funding.

Unmind, a London-based start-up, launched in 2016 and provides clinically-backed tools, training and assessments to improve mental health in the workplace.

It will use the funding to improve its mobile app and expand the library of content it offers.

The new investment in the business comes from London-headquartered venture capital firm Felix Capital, which has previously backed businesses including Deliveroo and Farfetch.

Nick Taylor, Unmind chief executive and co-founder, said: “We have had the pleasure of speaking with Antoine​ ​Nussenbaum at Felix Capital for the past couple of years.

“From our first conversation, we knew there was an incredible synergy between the Felix and Unmind approaches to using technology to better and progress society’s wellbeing.

“We are very excited to collaborate with the Felix Capital team to empower every individual with expert support to improve their mental health - anywhere, anytime."

Felix Capital partner Antoine Nussenbaum said: “Initial traction with well-established brands such as John Lewis or William Hill are good illustrations of the blue ocean to tackle in front of us, we’re excited to be on board this very special journey.”