Wysa

insurtechhealthtechartificial intelligence/machine learning

FOUNDING YEAR:
LOCATION: United Kingdom
Last Update: 08/09/2020

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About

Touchkin is an angel-funded predictive care startup which aims to use machine learning and AI technology to create universal awareness and access to behavioral health support. The Touchkin platform provides support to people with chronic illness and depression through context sensitive, multilingual chatbots and patient support systems enabled by mobile sensing. In a recent study their approach showed early signs of improvement in clinical and behavioural health outcomes in people with diabetes in semi-urban India. This approach is now being expanded in different contexts including health & disability insurance, patient support in pharma, and public health.

MEDICI Analysis

Wysa is a predictive health care provider for elders that uses mobile-based social sensing to enable proactive personalized care, thus bringing help to those who need it, from care experts or families.Wysa uses smartphone sensors to identify when a person may be in need of care. Its machine learning platform identifies potential health issues through changes in activity, communication and sleep patterns as tracked passively from a person’s phone.Wysa was a part of SwissRe InsurTech accelerator program 2016 to develop solutions for a wide variety of use cases in patient support and general wellness.

Focus

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Predictive care app using AI chatbots and ML. Wysa: It is an Artificial Intelligence chatbot that uses evidence-based techniques to help users build mental resilience. StayClose: It creates ‘How Cards’ for everyone in a family which shows how far each one is from home. It helps people keep track of the health of their dear ones.

MAIN CLIENTS

Retail consumers

EXISTING PARTNERSHIPS

The company has partnered with healthcare organizations to integrate behavioral health into medical practice and improve patient outcomes.

company provided insights

Traction

TRACTION COMMENT:

The company claims to complete 200 M+ sensing events, 50 M+ behavior hours, and 45,000+ Users as of June 2017.

People

FOUNDERS

Jo Aggarwal

Ramakant Vempati

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

11-50

INVESTORS:

Alok Mittal

Amit Gupta

Himanshu Aggarwal

Kae Capital

Puneet Agarwal

Raghunandan G

KEY EMPLOYEES:

Jo Aggarwal (CEO)

Momentum

FUNDED

NO

TOTAL FUNDING

$1.7 M

DATE OF LAST FUNDING

Aug 2017

SEED & PRIOR FUNDING

$1.7 M

SEED CLOSED ON

Aug 2017

LISTED

NO

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Touchkin

About

Touchkin is an angel-funded predictive care startup which aims to use machine learning and AI technology to create universal awareness and access to behavioral health support. The Touchkin platform provides support to people with chronic illness and depression through context sensitive, multilingual chatbots and patient support systems enabled by mobile sensing. In a recent study their approach showed early signs of improvement in clinical and behavioural health outcomes in people with diabetes in semi-urban India. This approach is now being expanded in different contexts including health & disability insurance, patient support in pharma, and public health.

Focus

Momentum

FUNDED

YES

FUNDING COMPLETED

NO

LISTED

NO