Mon Ami, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based company tackling social isolation in aging, closed a $3.4M seed financing.
The round was led by Freestyle Ventures and Cowboy Ventures with participation from Maverick Ventures, Felicis Ventures, and angel investor Bruce Dunlevie.
The company intends to use the funds for expansion into additional cities as well as overall company growth.
By pairing college students with seniors for social visits, Mon Ami’s marketplace focuses on life enrichment filling a much-needed gap in the senior care service industry. Families can connect with college students to provide companionship and friendship for a relative. Led by Joy Zhang, Mon Ami pairs older adults for one-on-one visits with a young person to go to museums, learn a new language or simply companionship.