Mental health investments soaring since start of COVID-19 pandemic

Unsurprisingly, studies show that social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic has a significant negative impact on mental well-being. The rapidly growing demand from affected people for mental health services and technologies was immediately picked up by the venture capital industry. While investments in mental health startups (HealthTech) remained stable in 2018 and 2019, the number of deals increased by +43% and total deal volume more than doubled in 2020.

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