TechCrunch January 12, 2022
Aisha Malik

Headspace Health has acquired Sayana, an AI-powered mental health and wellness company, for an undisclosed amount. Headspace Health says the acquisition of the San Francisco-based company will expand its ability to provide personalized self-care to its users. The acquisition comes as Headspace and Ginger merged last year to form Headspace Health, which is valued at $3 billion. The merger brought Ginger’s therapy and coaching offerings together with Headspace’s mindfulness and meditation services.

Founded in 2018 and backed by Y Combinator in 2020, Sayana leverages chat-based sessions with an AI persona that encourages users to track their moods. The app personalizes users’ experiences based on their mood trends and suggests self-care and breathing exercises. The company’s sleep app helps users get restful...

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Topics: AI (Artificial Intelligence), Mental Health, Mergers & Acquisitions / JV, Provider, Technology, Trends
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