Advancing solutions that support, affirm, and empower young people

Hopelab is a social innovation lab and impact investor at the intersection of tech and youth mental health.

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How We Do It

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We invest in entrepreneurs working to advance health equity outcomes and scale social impact.

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We are a diverse team of interdisciplinary scientists and behavioral health experts who collaborate to make your offerings more youth-centered, impactful, efficacious, and scalable.

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We accelerate collaborations with academics, entrepreneurs, and policymakers to advance science-driven tech solutions for youth mental health.

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