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Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$5M

About Sync Project

Sync Project is developing a physiologically-responsive music health platform as a personalized treatment across a range of conditions. The company aims to validate interventions in both consumer experiments and controlled clinical studies in conditions such as stress, sleep, anxiety, and pain. The company has also launched unwind.ai, a global experiment using algorithmically-generated music to potentially improve relaxation prior to sleep. Anyone with a smartphone can participate free of charge and contribute to a global data set on how music affects stress.

Sync Project Headquarter Location

186 South Street

Boston, Massachusetts, 02111,

United States

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Expert Collections containing Sync Project

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Sync Project is included in 5 Expert Collections, including Mental Health Tech.

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Mental Health Tech

1,170 items

This collection includes companies applying technology to problems of emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Examples include companies working in areas such as substance abuse, eating disorders, stress reduction, depression, PTSD, and anxiety.

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Sleep Health & Wellness

800 items

These companies aim to assess or improve the quantity/quality of sleep, or use sleep data in the monitoring or diagnosis of other health conditions.

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Medical Devices

8,082 items

Companies developing medical devices (per the IMDRF's definition of "medical device"). Includes software, lab-developed tests (LDTs), and combination products. *Columns updated as regularly as possible.

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Digital Health

12,800 items

Technologies, platforms, and systems that engage consumers for lifestyle, wellness, or health-related purposes; capture, store, or transmit health data; and/or support life science and clinical operations. (DiME, DTA, HealthXL, & NODE.Health)

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Health IT

7,900 items

Latest Sync Project News

After Quiet Deal, Music Therapy Startup Sync Project Now Part of Bose

Mar 16, 2018

After Quiet Deal, Music Therapy Startup Sync Project Now Part of Bose A quick update on an intriguing Boston startup: Sync Project , which said on its blog that it is “developing music as precision medicine,” has been acquired by audio giant Bose. The deal was quietly announced last month, and no terms were disclosed. Sync Project said its public services would remain open and free to use, for now. Sync Project co-founder and CEO Marko Ahtisaari still lists Sync Project as his main affiliation on his LinkedIn profile; co-founder and CTO Yadid Ayzenberg is now director of wellness software at Bose, according to his LinkedIn profile. As of last May, Sync Project said it had raised $5 million from investors including Reid Hoffman, Greylock Partners, Esther Dyson, David Shaw, Digital Garage, and PureTech Health. Bose Ventures was also an investor in Sync Project, says Steve Romine, managing director at Bose Ventures. Sync Project got started in 2014 as a collaboration between PureTech and several academic institutions, including the MIT Media Lab. The goal was to study the therapeutic value of music in large populations, and then create and deliver personalized music to improve health in areas such as autism, anxiety, sleep disorders, and pain. PureTech’s Ketki Karanam and Alexis Kopikis were involved in the early days of the startup. Kopikis left PureTech and Sync Project in 2015 and now lists himself on LinkedIn as venture storyteller at Alexify.co and founding partner at Ubuntu Labs. Karanam remains at PureTech Health as a vice president, according to her LinkedIn. Xconomy senior editor Jeff Engel contributed to this report. Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and Editor of Xconomy Boston. E-mail him at gthuang [at] xconomy.com. Follow @gthuang

  • Where is Sync Project's headquarters?

    Sync Project's headquarters is located at 186 South Street, Boston.

  • What is Sync Project's latest funding round?

    Sync Project's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Sync Project raise?

    Sync Project raised a total of $5M.

  • Who are Sync Project's competitors?

    Competitors of Sync Project include Spiritune.

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