Welcome to a new episode of The Entrepreneur Podcast, today we have with us Richa Singh Co-founder of YourDOST, New Delhi India.
At YourDOST, they provide an online counseling and emotional support platform designed to foster mental wellness.
Richa is an engineer from IIT Guwahati and is using her technological skills to build a support system to help people deal with stress., prior to this worked in product in O9, Musigma and Webfluenze.
YourDOST provides an online counseling and emotional support platform designed to foster mental wellness. It anonymously connects you with the right expert consisting of psychologists, psychotherapists, counselors, life coaches, career guides and people with rich and deep life experience, who understand you and guide you through completely confidential individual sessions (through free online chats).
Through personalized guidance, our Experts can help you develop:
Healthy personal relationships
A productive and satisfying work-life balance
A more focused approach towards achieving your goals
A more confident self
The ability to deal with stress, anxiety, depression and pressures of all kinds and from many sources – personal, societal, peer.
Growth & Market
India is home to the largest number of depressed individuals, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) study. Further, the WHO World Mental Health Survey 2010 also lists suicide as the third largest cause of death in 15 – 35 year olds, with India accounting for 32 per cent of the world’s suicides.
As of July The platform also witnesses 3,000 visitors daily across all properties (online, Ios and Android app). 800 sessions per day +
Funding : $1.2 million (approx Rs 8 crore) in a pre-series A round led by SAIF Partners with repeat participation from seven angel investors — Venk Krishnan (NuVentures), Subbarao Telidevara (NuVentures), Phanindra Sama (Redbus), Aprameya Radhakrishna (TaxiForSure), Paula Mariwala (Seedfund), Vibhu Garg (Unicommerce) and Gaurav Bhalotia (Flipkart).
About : Richa Singh : LinkedIn
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