Czech startup Hedepy closes €3.85M investment for its online psychotherapy platform
Hedepy, a Prague-based healthtech startup, has received €1.75 million and finally closed its investment round totaling €3.85 million from N1, Purple Ventures, RSJ Investments, Impact Ventures, and several business angels. The fresh round will help to expand its online platform for psychotherapy.
- Hedepy develops an app that provides psychotherapy through video calls. In addition, Hedepy offers its clients a self-help zone, which aims to provide a space where people can focus not only on solving acute problems, but also on their prevention. Customers can also take an indicative test to understand where their problem or insecurity is coming from. Moreover, they can chat with their chosen psychotherapist.
- Since it launched in 2020 by Lukas Krcil, Martin Zdražil, and Roman Zámečník, Hedery expanded to 11 European countries, including Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Greece, and Finland. According to the startup, its platform has grown by more than 200% year-on-year, with more than 100,000 therapy sessions in 2023.
- Hedepy also provides therapy in the form of benefits to companies. Among its corporate clients are Havel and Partners, Ford, Multisport, Oktagon, and Unicredit Bank.
More on the deal
The investment was co-led by Czechia’s investment firm N1, private VC fund Purple Ventures, and RSJ Investments. Several new partners, including the Hungarian specialist fund Impact Ventures and one of Hedepy’s B2B clients, Aspect Group, also participated in the funding.
This investment is recognition for all our team members and the hundreds of therapists and psychiatrists in the 11 European countries where we now operate. We will now fight even harder so that everyone, regardless of income and where they live, can have the best mental health care,Lukas Krcil, CEO and co-founder of Hedepy, commented on the investment.
Hedepy will apply the fresh capital to further develop its app and extend its support for corporate clients that use the platform for their employees.