MindNest Health, a digital health startup, raised $300k in seed funding.
The funds, provided by NeuroNetworks Fund and Connecticut Innovations, will be released in tranches on achievement of milestones. Connecticut Innovations is the strategic venture capital arm for the state of Connecticut. John Puziss, Ph.D., Director of Business Development at the Yale University Office of Cooperative Research (OCR), will take a seat on MindNest’s board.
The company, a a Yale University spinout, intends to use the funds to advance its digital parent-training program to beta testing.
Founded by David Grodberg, M.D., a Medical Director at the Yale Child Study Center, and Led by Lauren Belliveau, CEO, MindNest Health is developing tools and training for families of a child with autism or other behavioral conditions. The platform teaches parents skills and techniques typically only available from these top child behavioral health centers.