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2·10·2016

TechCrunch · Mental Health Startup Lantern Raises $17 Million Series A Round

Lantern, a mental health startup that offers tools to deal with stress, anxiety and body image has raised a $17 million Series A round led by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s venture arm … read more

2·10·2016

Vator News · Lantern raises $17M Series A for mental health app

Lantern, provider of mobile and Web programs for mental health wellness, today announced it has raised a $17 million Series A funding round led by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) with … read more

2·10·2016

MedCityNews · Lantern finds clinical validation partner in UPMC for cognitive therapy tool

Lantern has completed a $17 million Series A led by University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The funding will be used to apply the company’s cognitive behavior therapy solution … read more

2·10·2016

MobiHealthNews · Lantern raises $17M for its mobile-based mental health coaching program

San Francisco-based Lantern, which offers web and mobile programs using cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and stress, raised $17 million, according to … read more

11·16·2015

FastCompany · How Google And Others Help Employees Burn Off Stress In Unique Ways

It's no surprise that job-related stress has serious consequences—both on an individual level and for workplaces as a whole, costing U.S. companies … read more

10·20·2015

TechCrunch · Mental Health Startup Lantern Launches Tool To Manage Stress

One in five adults in America experienced a mental health issue last year, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Meanwhile, one in 10 people under the age of … read more

1·5·2015

Bloomberg Businessweek · From Talking Cure to Texting Cure

Alejandro Foung and Nicholas Letourneau, co-founders of online-therapy provider Lantern, met in 2007 when both were working at Trulia, the online property listing service… read more

12·17·2014

Wall Street Journal · Want a Life Coach? Lantern App Lights Your Way

Lantern, a smartphone app launched in October, aims to provide life coaching and stress help online. WSJ’s Deborah Kan speaks with CEO Alejandro Foung on how it works… read more

10·23·2014

New York Times · Lantern, a Start-Up, Offers Online Therapy for Anxiety and More

Online therapy has been growing in popularity, as have apps for tackling emotional health concerns and promoting wellness… read more

5·4·2014

TechCrunch · ThriveOn Wants To Make Mental Health Care Affordable And Accessible

The startup, which will launch at the end of this summer, offers personalized 8 to 12 week programs with professional therapists that users can access on their smartphones… read more

4·12·2014

Forbes · Will digital health disrupt the psychotherapy market?

But the point really worth making here is that the most disruptive idea in ThriveOn is the redistribution of content and talent, the same forces that are reshaping other markets… read more

3·14·2014

Forbes · SXSW Standout ThriveOn Is Making Strides For Affordable Mental Health Care

Foung emphasizes that the goal isn’t to be a replacement for treatment but, rather, a way for people to reduce, say, feelings of anxiety on their own… read more

3·10·2014

VentureBeat · The 5 hottest health-tech startups at SXSW

ThriveOn was recently rewarded a grant from the National Institute of Health to develop a new program to address disordered body image… read more

3·10·2014

Business Insider · ThriveOn Wants To Help You Get High Quality, Affordable Mental Health Care—And It Just Won At SXSW

Enter mental health startup ThriveOn, which just won the health category at the South by Southwest accelerator competition. ThriveOn is an online and mobile service that offers intake, counseling, and exercises for people with mental health issues… read more

3·10·2014

The Washington Post · Here are the six hottest tech start-ups at SXSW

ThriveOn, came out on top in the health category for an app that provides an online, personalized program meant to improve mental health… read more