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Mobile and Web-based tools to help kids, teens, and their families lose weight

Mobile and Web-based tools to help kids, teens, and their families lose weight

Kurbo is the only company focused on transforming the lives of kids, teens and their families through mobile technology and personal coaching that helps them eat healthier, exercise more and lose weight. Key to success is personal coaching combined with a mobile engagement platform based on the renowned Stanford Pediatric Weight Control Program. The Kurbo app integrates fitness and food tracking using a simple red, yellow, green light system with fun games and tips to improve lifelong nutrition and exercise habits. One out of three children in America are obese or overweight and the health cost for employers exceeds $14 billion annually More than 90% of kids using Kurbo have lost weight along with more than half of their parents. Kurbo is passionate about partnering with Fortune 500 employers, Medicaid providers and other institutions around the world to radically improve health outcomes by permanently altering family eating and exercise habits.

Thea Runyan

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Joanna Strober

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Founder of Kurbo, largest global provider of weight loss solutions for youth. 20 years in VC. Deep interest in digital health cos marketing to women
Total raised

$5.8M

Funded over

2 rounds

Latest round

Series A (Jul 2014)

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