Help Texts

Expert, evidence-based, grief and mental health support. Via text.

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Technology, Health & Fitness
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Seattle, WA
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April 29, 2024
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Key Deal Facts

1st in the world to publish data on text-based bereavement care. Data shows 95% acceptability rate.
High retention rate. 86% of subscribers choose to continue receiving texts for 12+ months.
Growing demand. 4x'd the number of text messages sent from 2022 to 2023.
Head of Product led Facebook's Memorialization team.
Expanding into new sales verticals; government agencies, home health providers, employers, and more.
Public Benefit Corp on a mission to make grief and mental health support equitable & affordable.
Featured in New York Times, NBC News, Washington Post, TODAY and the MIT Sloan Management Review.
$825k raised to date.

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Emma Payne CEOMIT graduate.

Seasoned founder who launched first web company before Netscape was born.

Founded and led national organization advocating for women in technology.

Published author (Harper Collins)., Vanessa Callison-Burch Head of ProductLed Facebook's memorialization team, managing how to care for the accounts of people who had died.

Longtime hospice volunteer.

Trained as a Buddhist chaplain.

Stanford graduate., Melissa Lunardini Head of Clinical17 years of experience in bereavement and mental health.

Developed and built bereavement programs nationally and internationally.

Founder, Radical Grief., Adrian Jones CTO25+ years experience in data and computer science.

BSc and PhD from the University of Queensland.

Chesapeake Research Fellow, University of Maryland.
Amount Raised : $187,235
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