© Saskia Uppenkamp
Tomer Ben-Kiki (Co-Founder, CEO) and Ofer Leidner (Co-Founder, President)

Location: New York has long been at the heart of the graffiti and street art movement. It may often be illegal but it is now part of the fabric of the city. A recent boom in mural painting has explored contemporary social themes, as well as simply adding some welcome colour to the city’s walls.

Happify – Evidence-based solutions for better emotional health

Digital Health
Founded in 2012
15 employees
Funding $16.5 M / 3 rounds

Happify delivers evidence-based interventions for emotional, behavioral and mental health and wellbeing in highly engaging digital formats. Co-founded by Tomer Ben-Kiki and Ofer Leidner, Happify delivers programs, activities and exercises based on decades of scientific research in the fields of positive psychology, CBT and mindfulness. Happify offers free and premium memberships to more than 3 million users worldwide. Since launching in 2012, Happify quickly learned that its platform can improve access to readily available emotional health and wellbeing solutions for health plan members and employees of major corporations. Through Happify Health, the company’s new enterprise offering, Happify provides close to 60 programs created by leading experts through its online platform and app. With high engagement outcomes and solutions for population health, Happify Health addresses resilience, mindfulness, depression, anxiety, chronic pain and mood disorders on-demand at any time of day.

This article was published in “the Hundert Vol. 9 – Startups of New York“, December 2016.