Mightier, a Boston, MA-based kids behavioral health company out of Boston Children’s Hospital, raised $6.6m in Series A funding.
The round, which brought total funding to more than $10.1m, was led by Foxkiser with participation from Asset Management Ventures, FundRx and existing investors including Founder Collective, Slow Ventures and Project 11.
The company intends to use the funds to grow the product, marketing, and engineering teams, and to invest in new consumer acquisition and engagement strategies.
Founded in 2016 out of Boston Children’s Hospital by Craig Lund, CEO, and Dr. Jason Kahn, Mightier offers a library of 25 bioresponsive video games to treat behaviors associated with emotional dysregulation to meet the different tastes and skills levels of kids aged 6-14. The company works with video game developers and then adds the Mightier emotional learning layer on top to keep kids engaged and learning.
Commercially launched in July 2017, the company currently offers two program options – The starter plan comes with the heart rate monitor, app and library of games (available on both iPhone and Android), an introductory coaching session with a licensed clinician, an online hub to track your child’s progress, parent webinars and resources, and access to a private community of Mightier parents.
The foundation plan includes all components of the starter plan as well as a dedicated tablet, access for the whole family, and regular monthly coaching sessions with a personal licensed clinician.
To date, more than 2.5 million games have been played on the Mightier app.