Wave Life Raises $6M in Seed Funding

Wave Life, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a mental health platform, raised $6M in Seed funding.

The round was led by Santé Ventures with participation from Hannah Grey, Joyance Capital, Gaingels, and Telocity Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to refine their product offering and expand further into the employer space, where mental health has become pivotal for employee satisfaction and retention.

Led by Sarah Adler, Founder and CEO, Wave Life is a science-backed mental health platform combining brain science, technology, and human connection. The platform provides users with accessible emotional wellbeing coaching and science-backed techniques to help them survive and thrive both in and out of the workplace. Wave’s National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches provide convenient on-demand coaching and support. Additionally, the app provides ongoing measurement that encourages introspection and vulnerability, helping users to understand themselves better. The app features personalized interactive content that helps users understand the science and psychology behind their actions and feelings, along with science-backed quizzes to determine emotional strengths and identify areas that need attention. For employers, this multi-tiered, stepped-care approach can help their employees learn skills that lead to better communication, engagement, and an increased sense of belonging in the workplace, resulting in more satisfied workers.