- Salus has secured $4.7 million in an oversubscribed seed funding round, surpassing a total of $5.5 million in funding since its inception.
- The round, led by Northzone, saw participation from prominent entities like 500 Emerging Europe, Pitchdrive, and İş Bank’s CVC arm. Existing investors, including Collective Spark and Wamda Capital, showed confidence by making additional investments. Notable angel investors also contributed to the robust funding.
- The platform is focusing on making preventive mental health services accessible and affordable.
Salus, a mental health platform, has successfully closed an oversubscribed $4.7 million seed investment round, bringing its total funding to over $5.5 million, according to a statement.
The round was led by Northzone, with participation from 500 Emerging Europe, Pitchdrive, and İş Bank’s CVC arm—the largest financial group in Turkey. Existing investors, including Collective Spark and Wamda Capital, also made additional investments, along with notable angel investors.
Salus distinguishes itself as the sole comprehensive personalized mental health platform in the region, aiming to make preventive mental health services affordable and accessible.
The platform provides a science-backed, measurable approach to encourage employers to invest in their employees’ mental health, demonstrating a significant return on investment and enhancing well-being at scale.
Alperen Adikti, co-founder and CEO of Salus, expressed excitement about closing one of the largest seed rounds in Turkish startup history, emphasizing the urgent need and belief in Salus’ mission.
The platform plans to expand its services across the Middle East and Eastern Europe, with a focus on offering a user-centric healthcare experience.
The fresh capital infusion will play a crucial role in strengthening Salus’ clinical network, investing in technology and user experience, and scaling B2B business development efforts.
Salus envisions becoming the go-to health app in the region, offering personalized and innovative solutions not only for mental health but also for nutrition and physical well-being.
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