BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Enterprise  >  Open For Business  >  Intellect - Asia’s Best Funded Mental Health Startup

Intellect - Asia’s Best Funded Mental Health Startup

Theodoric Chew, CEO & Co-Founder, Intellect

04-Jan-24 10:00

Intellect - Asia’s Best Funded Mental Health Startup

In this edition of Open for Business, Theodoric Chew, Co-Founder and CEO of Singapore based digital mental healthcare company Intellect speaks to BFM about how and why he built Intellect, the promise and potential of this venture, and what the path ahead looks like for this digital mental healthcare company.

Among other things, we explore Theo’s past experience building and selling content platform Existgreat at just 20 years old, how that may have helped in his Intellect journey, the role that Intellect plays in the health and wellness space, how they utilised the collective $20 million raised in their Series A round - the largest amount of funding raised by a mental health startup in Asia.

We also get into how their recent strategic partnership with IHH Healthcare will support growth ahead, exit possibilities, and more.

Founded in 2019, Intellect is a digital mental healthcare company based in Singapore, aiming to make mental healthcare and wellbeing support accessible for everyone, and now serves over 3 million members on its platform and has signed. They are backed by some famed investors such as Tiger Global, Insignia Ventures Partners, Y Combinator, and more. And last year signed a strategic partnership with IHH Healthcare, one of Asia’s largest private healthcare group

Produced by: Roshan Kanesan

Presented by: Roshan Kanesan

This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  marketsthe workplacemanagingwellnesspersonal development

Tags:  ofbbb2023Singapore startupstartup foundermental healthihh healthcarey combinatordigital mental healthcareemployee wellnesshealthcarehealthtechstartup

Play / Pause

Listen now : The Property Show (REPEAT): Home Renovations: Doing It By The Book; Edric...

Today’s Shows

10:00 AM

Pick of the Pops (REPEAT)


12:00 PM

Bar None (REPEAT)

Ep 8: Jombola, That's A Sport?; Sukdev Singh, President, Persatuan Jombola Malaysia

1:00 PM

Ringgit & Sense (REPEAT)

Practical, Non-Judgemental Financial Advice For The Young; Peter Yong, Co-Founder and CEO, Mr. Money TV

1:30 PM

The Property Show (REPEAT)

Home Renovations: Doing It By The Book; Edric Choo, Council Member, Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia

2:00 PM

Cruise Control (REPEAT)

This Secondhand Alfa Romeo Deserves A Second Look; Daniel Fernandez, Managing Editor,

3:00 PM

Best of Enterprise (REPEAT)

The Future of Computer Science in the Age of AI; Dr Ian Tan, Associate Professor and Head of School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Heriot-Watt University

4:00 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Vijay Prashad on Hyper-Imperialism, Palestine, China, and the Future; Vijay Prashad, Director, Tricontinental: Institute For Social Research

5:00 PM

TED Radio Hour

6:00 PM

Earth Matters (REPEAT)

Smoke and Mirrors - The Realities of Plastic Credits and Offsetting; Emma Priestland, Global Corporate Campaigns Coordinator, Break Free From Plastic Movement

7:00 PM

Back To Back (REPEAT)

Local Natives

9:00 PM

The Selector