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Accelerating mental health solutions


Accelerating mental health solutions


Our mission

To accelerate the solutions needed to provide everybody in the world with high quality mental health care, not just those who can afford it.


About us

At Affect, we come to work every day because we want to solve the biggest problems in mental healthcare. We don’t wait for the “next big thing”; we are out chasing it, building it, and improving it.

At Affect we believe in startup driven innovation. Building new products is the fastest way to make the biggest impact in mental health.

As an incubator for mental health startups, Affect provides the best entrepreneurs the protected time and resources they need to build products and services on a global scale. By providing these resources, we will empower, support and nurture a community to accelerate mental healthcare solutions.

We aspire to build sustainable enterprises unafraid of transforming traditional approaches to address the challenges of stigma, access, and quality of mental healthcare.

Sarah Seegal and Zhi Tsun cofounded Affect in 2018 to accelerate personalized mental health!

Donate today to help us fund the next generation of mental health solutions

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Incubatees Overview

Incubatees Overview

Some companies we've incubated

Here at Affect, we believe that mental health is one of the most important issues of our time. That is why we are committed to creating and supporting companies that are ready to transform global mental health. Below are some past and present companies that we have incubated.


Suportal is a solutions based platform designed to push peer support to the front lines of mental healthcare. By implementing public health and user data analysis to identify the best existing organizations, Suportal aims to unite the best of the best in a fight against isolation.


Memoir Health provides transformative, compassionate care for individuals facing behavioral health challenges with integrated peer support services. The company was started by Helen Shang and Mansoor Alam who met at Affect. 

1000 Journeys

By interviewing over 1,000 patients, loved ones, and healthcare providers, the 1,000 Journeys Project seeks to map out the problem space and seed products that solve the biggest challenges in mental healthcare.  

Sunrise Health

Sunrise Health uses text group therapy integrated with artificial Intelligence, to provide accessible, on-demand, and stigma-free support for users, while also increasing efficiency and analytics for providers and organizations.