Conscientious relationship app MeetMindful mentioned Wednesday it raised $1.eight million from traders to assist develop the corporate’s consciousness to individuals in search of greater than only a good time.
The 2-year-old Denver startup, which employs 13 individuals, goals at connecting individuals who might worth traits like volunteering or acutely aware food regimen over typical relationship classes.
That mindset appealed to traders like Bridge Builders Collaborative’s Working Accomplice, Charlie Hartwell, who mentioned in a press release, “we companion with main firms within the international motion in the direction of serving to individuals reside happier, much less disturbing lives.”
MeetMindful, which says its had 300,000 individuals use the service, operates in Denver, Portland and Santa Monica and plans to make use of the brand new funds to develop nationwide and construct an Android app, add in-app relationship teaching and a recreation known as Nicebreakers.
“Our objective is to realize that very same penetration in all main markets throughout the U.S. by the tip of this yr. We’re able to scale nationally and provides our members what they’ve been asking for: larger model consciousness and extra connections throughout the complete aware market,” mentioned Amy Baglan, MeetMindful’s CEO and founder.
The corporate, which has raised $2.7 million thus far, mentioned different traders embrace Paul Tarell, the chief monetary officer of Gaia; Reid Tracy, CEO of Hay Home; Tara Brach, a mindfulness trainer; Nelstone Ventures; and Techstars, the Boulder-based know-how accelerator.