• Sex therapy startup Blueheart raised $1 million in a seed funding round backed by PROfounders Capital and Calm/Storm Ventures. 
  • The global sex tech industry is valued at around $30 billion globally – and rising around 30% every year. 
  • Blueheart's in-app sessions are designed by Dr Katherine Hertlein, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy.
  • We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Blueheart used to bring investors on board. 
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Blueheart, the UK sex tech startup working to improve access to relationship therapy, has raised $1 million in a seed funding round backed by PROfounders Capital and Calm/Storm Ventures. 

Technology used to enhance sex and sexuality is in hot demand, with the industry valued at some $30 billion globally, and growing around 30% every year. 

The Blueheart app provides users with evidence-based therapy sessions to address a wide range of sexual issues often seen as difficult or taboo, designed by in-house sex therapist Dr Katherine Hertlein, the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy.

Users are offered three key options: "Thought sessions", which focus on sexual fears and anxieties; "body sessions", which center on building a positive relationship with your body, both alone and with a partner; and "connection sessions", which focus on how to communicate.

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Blueheart used to bring investors board: 



























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