Fika: London-based mental fitness platform co-founded by cancer survivor raises £1.2M funding

Fika: London-based mental fitness platform co-founded by cancer survivor raises £1.2M funding

Fika: London-based mental fitness platform co-founded by cancer survivor raises £1.2M funding London-based Fika, a platform that seeks to promote ‘mental fitness’ has raised £1.2 million in funding to develop its model as a proactive mental wellness tool for businesses and their employees. The funding was led by Rising Stars, with a syndicate of ten UK and US-based angel investors, including Biogen board member Brian Posner and NCFE CEO David Gallagher, who will both join Fika’s board. Why Fika is different The employee assistance programme (EAP) marketplace is crowded, and growing awareness of mental health has led to the creation of several mental health and wellbeing platforms. Fika, however, takes a different approach. Traditional EAP programmes focus on recovery. In practice, employees will use them only after suffering an adverse …
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