Irish health-tech start-up, SilverCloud Health has just secured €1.5m of new equity funding. The company’s co-founder and CEO, Ken Cahill, spoke to Silicon Republic about their plans to disrupt the online health and wellness space with a new e-therapy platform, especially in areas such as depression and chronic illness.
Cahill said the start-up has ambitions to tap into the demand of the growing behavioural healthcare market, which in the US alone is estimated to be worth US$375bn.
“Targeting healthcare organisations we are poised to take advantage of a gap in the market in terms of product and service offering. We believe our interactive, supportive and social platform will cater for the needs of a growing mental and chronic/long-term illness care population.”
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