StepJockey Ltd, a London, UK-based provider of a corporate wellness platform, secured £600k in funding.
The round was led by London Business Angels (LBA) with participation from Angels in Med City and Capital Enterprise, Sevenex Capital Partners, the London Co-Investment Fund as well as a consortium of private investors.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its sales, marketing and product development operations.
Launched in November 2013 by Paul Nuki, CEO, StepJockey combines near field technologies and behavioural economics to promote wellness in multi-storey office buildings by labelling stairs for calorie burn and gamifying stair use by staff.
Seed-funded by the UK Department of Health via the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI), StepJockey has labelled more than 6,000 staircases in 90 countries. Customers include Deloitte, Disney, Barclays, KPMG, ITV, Jones Lang LaSalle, Lloyds of London and L&G as well as a number of hospitals, universities and public authorities both in the UK and overseas.