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Therapy, coaching, group, and self-serve mental fitness resources for Startup Founders.
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Anise Health
Mental Health Providers
Health Apps
Anise Health is the gold standard of culturally responsive mental health care for communities of color, starting with a focus on the Asian American population.
Aura Health
Health Apps
Aura is an all-in-one app for mental well-being & sleep and one of the fastest-growing health apps serving over 6 million users.
Behind the Human
Podcasts
Unpacking the stories and mental fitness practices of people living at the top of their game personally and professionally.
Brex
General
Catharsis: A program to normalize mental health and provide resources for founders. Hear from founders about the personal challenges they faced in bringing their vision to life and see a list of resources.
Coa
Coaching
Mental Health Providers
We're building a better employee mental health benefit that your team will actually use. Welcome to Coa, your team's online gym for mental health offering live, online emotional fitness workshops & on-demand learning. We teach interactive classes on resilience, self-awareness, leadership, communication, managing burnout, psychological safety and more. Help your team become more engaged, effective, and connected with Coa.
Econa
General
Econa is the global center of excellence for entrepreneur mental wellness. We offer evidence-based workshops and peer support groups, we co-create programs with founder communities globally, and we support academic research on entrepreneur-centric mental wellness solutions. Our groundbreaking researchers, clinician-entrepreneurs, facilitators, founders, investors, and operators help entrepreneurs optimize their life and business outcomes.
Formative
Coaching
We create confidential, structured peer groups for founders, creators, and leaders. A place to share experiences, glean unique insights, and find relevant perspective for the journey ahead.
Founder Spark
Coaching
General
Founder Coaching, Elevated. FounderSpark is a catalyst for founders and founder teams who seek to accelerate their personal and business growth. In today's hyper-growth landscape, tech founders are under constant pressure to evolve alongside their ventures. FounderSpark serves as the catalyst with a blend of coaching and programs, and organizational design expertise, to embolden high-growth founders to discover equilibrium, attain their goals, and flourish on their entrepreneurial path.
Founders First
Coaching
Health Apps
A leading health and performance platform for entrepreneurs. It will improve your business by strengthening its most critical asset: You.
Founders Taboo
Health Apps
General
The Headspace for Founders. We are building the world's largest free online course & community for founders' mental health and wellbeing.
Founderwell
Coaching
Health Apps
Mental Health Providers
Disrupt the world, not your life. We help Founders start and scale responsibly - without sacrificing their health, relationships, and happiness.
Hampton
Coaching
A private and highly vetted network for high-growth founders and CEOs.
Imposters
Podcasts
Morning Brew co-founder, Alex Lieberman sits down with titans of industry, athletes, and entertainment's biggest names to discuss the mental and personal challenges they've overcome to get where they are today. It's honest, raw, and a reminder that we're all just doing the best we can.
Join Joyfully
General
Coaching
A mental wellness app that provides therapeutic conversations, and emotional support on demand. The model we follow has been proven as one of the most effective methods to improve mental health. Within minutes, we connect each member of your team to a Uplifter: a coach or counselor with whom they share lived experience and identity.
Kindbridge
Psychologist
Mental Health Providers
Our online platform helps Americans suffering from anxiety, stress, and depression. Get immediate help from anywhere.
LIbbie
Health Apps
Libbie Health was formed to address disparities in mental health care and create positive mental health outcomes for diverse founders and leaders. Libbie is our on-demand mental wellness chatbot that teaches you about Tapping, a technique that's been scientifically proven to help manage stress and anxiety. The app features also include mood tracking and self-care reminders to keep you focused on taking care of yourself as well as your startup. Visit our website, click "Get App" to learn more and claim your 2-week free trial.
Leaders in Tech
Coaching
Leaders in Tech provides programs for leaders of high-growth tech companies who are committed to building high-performing and culturally healthy organizations by offering a safe learning lab where participants can test ideas, challenge each other, and experiment with taking the interpersonal risks necessary for rapid learning and growth. Backed by a who’s who of technology investors, we foster an intimate community where leaders help each other grow as individuals and thoughtfully address the most pressing challenges and opportunities in their businesses. Leaders in Tech is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Makin Wellness
Mental Health Providers
Psychologist
Covered by insurance, our specialized online therapy for founders prioritizes your mental health. Connect with licensed therapists from the comfort of your own space.
Mercury Community
General
Community
Mercury's Founder Community is a space for founders to connect and help each other make their ambitions real — all conveniently on Slack. Members get the support of their peers in addition to the Mercury team on pitch review, roadblock removal, and discussions around mental health and founder wellness. All members are vetted by the Mercury team, and only founders building scalable tech companies full-time are admitted.
Moinland
Coaching
Moinland provides coaching to founders based on the experience with hundreds of startups. We have been in your shoes - all of our coaches are founders - and believe that the key to your startup's success is to become a great leader.
Momentum Labs
Psychologist
Coaching
Mental Health Providers
Concierge high-performance coaching and behavioral health services from a diverse team of experts.
NAKED Podcast
Podcasts
Starting your own business is thrilling. The adventure, the purpose, the ambition, the money, the recognition. But what personal truths are exposed when you start to peel back the layers? Join The Future Farm's Vladi and Nektarios, in a “naked” conversation with the people who have been through it all. We’ll talk to business founders, investors, life partners and other ecosystem players about the personal challenges that business builders face when pursuing their dreams and passions.
Noah Shanok
Coaching
Hi. I’m Noah. I’ve been in and around startups for a long time. I was the founder and CEO of Stitcher, the podcast platform (recently acquired by Sirius XM for $325M) and was on the founding executive team of StubHub, the ticketing company. I’ve also been an EIR at a venture firm and am an investor in several startups. I have experienced the ups and downs of being a startup founder and CEO so I know first hand how hard it is. My goal is to help you become a more fulfilled and effective leader.
Oliva
Coaching
Mental Health Providers
Psychologist
Oliva is the mental wellbeing platform for founders and professionals who want to show up feeling their best—and do their best work. Oliva’s care model includes 1:1 therapy and coaching, group formats, live inspirational talks, and self-guided tracks.
Olo
Health Apps
General
Olo app offers a bottom-up approach to mental health and wellbeing by helping you learn the language of your nervous system. Biology first approach. Recognizing neurodiversity. Enabling positive mind-wandering.
Ooma
General
Mental Health Providers
Community
Health Apps
Psychologist
OMA offers a tailored counseling protocol for founders post-fundraising, designed to match VC dynamics and integrate preventative support within their portfolios. Founders can also opt-in individually and reimburse the annual cost, the same way as they reimburse coaching.
Own It
Health Apps
Community
General
Backed by behavioral science, the OWN IT System helps a wearable user improve sleep quality, recovery, performance, and holistic health through data-driven sleep and health coaching.
Pilea
Coaching
We help startup founders and their teams to build without burnout. Become an integrative leader or join our communities of founders and VC investors.
Prismaticco
Coaching
Prismaticco helps startup CEOs & executives find CEO coaches. CEO coaching is valuable, but top coaches are hard to find. We make finding a CEO coach easy.
Quimby App
Health Apps
Community
Coaching
General
Mental Health Providers
Quimby helps people develop emotional intelligence and manage stress through 1 min check-ins. It provides mental health insights to people by integrating seamlessly into productivity tools like Slack and Calendar. Quimby also shares aggregated insights with leaders so they can keep a pulse on their teams and address issues proactively. Some of the results that customers have seen by engaging with Quimby: Over 83% of employees said Quimby has helped them be more aware of how I am feeling at work and over half of them said Quimby helped them manage stress better.
Reboot
Coaching
Reboot is a coaching company. Our comprehensive offerings serve leadership development for individuals, teams, and entire organizations. We believe that in our work lies the possibility of the full realization of human potential. Work doesn’t have to destroy us. Work can be the way we achieve our fullest selves.
Refound
Coaching
Refound provides personalized leadership advice and coaching for founders, executives, and people leaders in high-growth companies. We wrote the book on how to lead teams in the current climate, Good Authority - How to Become the Leader Your Team is Waiting For.
Rootine
Health Apps
Rootine helps you understand your body and achieve your health goals, faster. Cortisol imbalance could be holding you back and playing a role in declining mental health. Rootine's stress test and personalized improvement plan helps founders, teams, and busy professionals better manage stress, mood, fatigue, and more.
Safety Plan
Community
Health Apps
General
The Safety Plan app is for anyone who has experienced thoughts about suicide or self-harm. The app helps you make a safety plan, share your safety plan with loved ones, and use tools to manage distress. With Safety Plan you can: Create a custom step-by-step action plan to keep yourself safe during a crisis, Make a list of your own personal reasons to live (and add photo and video reminders, Try different coping strategies and activities, etc. During a crisis, it can be hard to think clearly. If you ever experience thoughts about suicide or self-harm, having a Safety Plan can help keep you safe.
Sensae
Health Apps
Sensae is combining neuroscience, psychology and haptics with AI to create smart biofeedback technology for managing stress and improving mental well-being, designed for personalization. Our grand vision is to improve people's lives by designing proactive mental health & well-being technologies that leverage real-time wide-band haptic feedback to affect emotions through touch. Our first product is a biofeedback wearable that combines haptics, monitoring and psychological context to manage stress and performance.
Seon Health
Health Apps
At Seon Health, we specialize in “Cofounder Coaching” for founders’ relationships with their key business partners (cofounders, top employees, investors, etc). We are a team of PhD level clinical psychologists, engineers, and serial entrepreneurs who know how much a founding team can make or break a company’s success. With a blend of cognitive-behavioral therapy skills and customized digital tools, we help founding teams create efficient, fulfilling, and lucrative working relationships.
Shimmer
Coaching
Community
General
Every person with ADHD reaches their full potential, their way. Shimmer was designed for those who are special, misunderstood, and don’t fit in the “normal” mold. We see you, understand you, and are committed to helping you thrive. We’re about accessibility, fun, growth, and hope. Join us, to find out what we can achieve together.
Snazz
General
Health Apps
Snazz promotes digital health by providing tools and insights that empower us to use technology as a means of enhancing, rather than detracting from, our overall well-being. Our mission is to unlock digital health for everyone, fostering a world where technology enhances, rather than detracts from, our overall well-being.
Sofie App
Health Apps
General
Building a company is tough. It’s a lot of work, and it can be stressful. Sometimes you’re up, and sometimes you’re down. Sofie helps founders manage their emotions, stay healthy, and be more successful.
Stigma
Health Apps
STIGMA is a free peer support app Google just named 2022's "Best App for Good." If you're not quite ready to talk about yourself, you can search our library of personal stories, filtering by the lived experiences you have, to get living proof that you're not alone. If you need human connection, use our asynchronous text (anonymous), audio, or video messaging options to ask for messages of HOPE from other founders or from the entire STIGMA community. If you're ready to ask for help, STIGMA has a growing list of vetted mental health resources that match your lived experience. Talking about our mental health is hard. STIGMA makes it easier by giving you a safe place to practice in the way that's most comfortable to you.
Still Rush
Coaching
We specialize in mindful leadership coaching for CEOs and their teams. Our engagements are flexible; from emergency all-hands-on-deck-support, to long term collaborations that change an entire organization. In service to the Founders Pledge, we offer gratis support to founders who are facing the sickness and death of loved ones, and have done so for over 150 people to date.
Techstars
General
Techstars is one of the largest pre-seed investors in the world and has invested in more than 3,400 companies through its accelerators with a combined market cap of approximately $96.6 billion. Through its unique combination of Capital + Programs & Services + Community - Techstars helps entrepreneurs worldwide succeed. Visit the website below for some unique programming about mental health from the company's Entrepreneurs Toolkit.
The Anxious Achiever
Podcasts
Host Morra Aarons-Mele is on a mission to reframe how we think about anxiety and mental health in the workplace. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S. We desperately need better models for leadership and a more holistic view of mental health. Our culture tells those of us who suffer from anxiety and depression that we can’t succeed, but we tell a different story — without sugarcoating the tough stuff. We feature stories from people who’ve been there and experts who can help you thrive.
The Founders Foundry
Coaching
Psychologist
Licensed Psychologist and a Certified Gottman Therapist, Dr. Karen Bridbord specializes in executive coaching for company founders.
The Future Farm
General
The Future Farm is a global organisation and community dedicated to healthier entrepreneurship Born out of the experience of its founders building, supporting and investing in businesses over the last decade, The Future Farm is building a new paradigm and movement for healthier entrepreneurship. The 2.0 model: with mental, emotional and psychological health and wellbeing of entrepreneurs and leaders at its core.
The Grand World
Coaching
The Grand is a group coaching system designed to help founders and leaders navigate work and life. We thoughtfully curate a personal sounding board of peers with a professional coach to gain new perspectives, confidence, and ultimately help them become the best version of themselves. Beyond the live group coaching sessions, members also get access to a global community, thought leadership events, and a digital library of coaching resources. We believe that no one should walk alone while navigating life’s biggest challenges.
The Latitude
Coaching
At THE LATITUDE.IO, we know the startup journey can feel lonely. As founders ourselves, we've been there - working crazy hours, making tough calls, and overcoming significant setbacks. But we don't believe entrepreneurs need to go it alone. That's why we created The Latitude - a community and coaching platform designed by founders for founders. Our coaches aren't just experts; they've lived the founder experience firsthand. They can relate to the highs and lows and offer real-world guidance tailored to you. At The Latitude, we believe in entrepreneurship with heart - building thriving businesses without burning out. Our certified executive coaches will meet you where you are, anchor, mentor, and empower you to achieve your vision healthily and sustainably. You'll get the tools, strategies, mindset shifts, and support system to bring your dreams to life. We're here to walk beside you if you're ready to create the company you've always imagined without sacrificing yourself. Let's redefine the startup journey together.
The Social Light Society
Community
Coaching
General
Our mission is to change the narrative of Black wholeness and wellbeing by providing relatable, secure, and culturally sound wellness content, resources, and providers through access, collaboration, and education.
Ventonos
Community
Health Apps
General
Ventonos is an anonymous peer-to-peer calling and venting app, powered by real humans behind the call. Venting is also helpful in preventing depression before things get serious. This is an accessible and affordable emotional wellness solution for everyone and you don’t even need the insurance to cover this.
Vulnerable
Podcasts
Welcome to Vulnerable, the first ever podcast dedicated to exploring founder mental health, powered by Founders Taboo. I’ll be sitting down with founders from pre-seed, to Series A, to Exit/IPO, Angel investors and VCs from around the world, to get vulnerable...We’re breaking down the stigma attached to talking about your mental health as a founder. Far too many founders and entrepreneurs suffer because they’re afraid to speak about their challenges. Well not anymore.
Zant
Coaching
Mental Health Providers
Psychologist
Zant recognizes the unique obstacles that entrepreneurs face and provides a comprehensive range of services to help them overcome isolation, stress, anxiety, and burnout. These include stress and burnout coaches, trauma-informed counseling, addiction and recovery counselors, and traditional therapy, among others, all of which are available for free with $0 for the first session and sessions starting at $25. Access Zant for Android or iOS by visiting the website below.
Zen Founder
Coaching
Mental Health Providers
Psychologist
Dr. Sherry Walling is a clinical psychologist who has helped countless entrepreneurs work through the hardest parts of running and growing a business. She is an expert in trauma, stress, and burnout; and her research has been published in academic journals such as the Journal of Traumatic Stress. She and her team frequently coach entrepreneurs, startup founders, executives, and leaders to improve mental health/wellbeing, productivity, and success.
Zen Founder Podcast
Podcasts
The ZenFounder podcast is a combination of interviews with successful entrepreneurs, conversations with experts, and honest reflections on entrepreneur life, focused on helping entrepreneurs practice better mental health. Forbes called it one of the 12 best podcasts for entrepreneurs. Host, Dr. Sherry Walling, is a clinical psychologist, coach for entrepreneurs and startups, and best-selling author. She is an expert in trauma, stress and burnout, and her research has been published in academic journals such as the Journal of Traumatic Stress. She has also endured being married to a serial entrepreneur for 23 years.
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