Start-up: Calm

VC: Napoleon Ta, Founders Fund

Relationship: No relation. Simply believes it’s cool.

Overall raised: $28 million

What it does: Calm is a popular mobile app for meditation, sleep and total psychological health.

Why it’s hot in 2019: “Calm is driving a genuine favorable social effect by assisting its users minimize stress and anxiety, anxiety, sleeping disorders and a variety of other conditions,” states Ta.

He keeps in mind that with 35 million downloads, Calm has actually surpassed its rivals while raising less cash and “still has big capacity to grow by broadening globally and progressing into a more detailed wellness brand name.”