In short, everyone.
Unfortunately not. All over the world there are treatment gaps -the difference that exists between the number of people who need care and those who actually receive care.
There is a rapidly growing number of startups active in the mental health sphere. There are more than 1000 mental health startups in the EU and US alone, most of them founded after 2015.
In 2019, € 633,08 million (£578.02) was raised by mental health startups, spread over 105 deals. Compared to 2014, global VC investment in mental health technology has increased almost five-fold to reach close to €657,16 (£600 million) (Octopus Group, 2020).
The evidence on impact investment funds clearly suggests so.
…in any given year from 2004 through 2018, median performance for sustainable funds was in line with that of traditional counterparts and provided more downside risk protection, especially during periods of increased market volatility (Morgan Stanley, 2020).
We’ve known for years that corporate culture – how people work together – is a strong predictor of financial performance.
People problems are to blame for 65% of startup failures (Noam Wasserman in The Founder Dilemmas, 2015).
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