Helsana HealthInvest AG invests in digital health solutions from Humanoo

Humanoo, a Berlin-based B2B Digital wellness solution, secured $10M Series B Funding, led by SwissHealth Ventures - a CSS Group company. The round was joined by Helsana HealthInvest AG, Sanitas, Verve VC, and existing investors.

16.08.2021

Humanoo is on a mission to empower both people and organizations to lead healthier lives. The company offers an automated digital wellness solution for corporates and insurances worldwide. With offices in Berlin & Paris, the software provider enables users to improve their physical and mental health by offering customized, on-demand programs covering a wide range of physical activities (in fitness, physio, yoga), mindfulness, sleep, and nutrition.

«We have been working successfully with Humanoo since 2018. The white-label solution «Helsana Coach App» has been adapted to our needs and enables our customers to use Humanoo's wide range of health offerings to strengthen their own health. Further, our corporate customers are also benefiting from our cooperation by increasing the long-term well-being of their employees in the context of company health management. With our investment, we reaffirm our confidence in Humanoo, foster the implementation of prevention internationally, and strengthen the collaborative relationship at the operational level, to provide more value to our customers. » Dr. Ralf Molitor, CEO Helsana HealthInvest AG

The company works with both large household corporate brands (UPS, Coca-Cola, Zalando, Axel Springer) and health insurances, helping them anticipate, recognize, and act to improve the overall health of their people, through more than 3’000 coaching sessions in five languages. Detailed reporting and data-generated insights are then delivered to further support organizations on their health journeys.

«Existing digital health offers, whether B2B or B2C, show that hardly anyone is capable of making a long-term change in routine. By combining on demand video coaching, various gamification options and monetary incentives for health activity, we at Humanoo are able to outperform the prevailing engagement and retention benchmarks by a multiple. » Philip Pogoretschnik, Founder & CEO Humanoo

Though Humanoo is only scratching the surface of a rapidly growing market, the company has already locked Switzerland by closing its two largest health insurance companies (CSS & Helsana). Both respectively joined the Series B round, showcasing their trust and commitment towards the solution. Humanoo will use the funds to scale its team of 70+ across Engineering, Product & Business Development, strengthen its leadership in core markets and rapidly expand to further geographies.

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