Uplift Ventures, creator of the Uplift Jet Lag App, has
closed a $500,000 round of angel funding.
Uplift’s app provides videos and pictures to guide users
through a customized acupressure solution to re-sync their body clock based on
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The company says it will use the funds to continue to
develop the app and to conduct a clinical trial of its new solution for night shift
“With the disruption of long-haul travel and our Jet Lag app
due to the current pandemic, we believe now is the perfect time to explore a
complementary product and diversify our revenue base," says Uplift CEO Ted Finn.
"We are extremely excited
about our new Night Shift Worker Protocol and the opportunity to significantly
improve the health and lives of the 45 million shift workers in North America
This latest funding follows a previous round of $1 million that closed at the end of 2019.
Earlier this month another jet lag app creator, Timeshifter, announced it had raised $2 million also to create an app for shift workers.