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Websitehopelab.org
Blogblog.hopelab.org
Twitter@hopelab
CategoryCharity/Nonprofit
Phone(650) 569-5900
Emailcommunications@ho...
Employees22
Founded2001
DescriptionNon-Profit Organizational Management

Offices

Redwood City, USA

People

Founder & Board Chair
President & CEO

Investments

Zamzee 11/2010

Funding

TOTAL $9M
FUNDING TOTAL $9M
Angel, 2005
Omidyar Network
$9M

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HopeLab

HopeLab is a nonprofit organization that combines rigorous research with innovative solutions to improve the health and quality of life of young people with chronic illness.

The company works closely with young people with chronic illnesses to understand their needs and to incorporate their critical and ongoing input into product development.

HopeLab is committed to the scientific study of our interventions through formative research and outcome studies to ensure that these products and/or approaches are effective – and works to address diseases in which there is significant unmet need among young people or where there is potential to have an impact:

  • Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Autism
  • Major depressive disorder

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HopeLab screenshot
Above: HopeLab Homepage
Uploaded: 7/28/10

Sources

  1. Zamzee fights childhood obesity with activity meters and Omidyar funding (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  2. Slate (slate.com) [edit]
  3. Startup Uses Video Games to Heal Young People (sfgate.com) [edit]
    Video Game Maker Targets Teens With Cancer (reuters.com) [edit]
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