PRESS RELEASE: Dublin, 13th September 2019
Wellness app founders Irish startup KeepAppy to battle it out for prestigious Enactus World Cup, Silicon Valley.
Irish personal wellbeing app KeepAppy has been chosen to represent Ireland at the Enactus World Cup in Silicon Valley. The Trinity College Dublin (TCD) students will compete alongside two other TCD based social enterprises, with other student social entrepreneurs on the Global Stage for a grand prize of over €45,000.
Wellness platform KeepAppy was founded by Aimee-Louise Carton and Will Ben Sims. It was designed to empower users to take control of their mental and physical wellbeing by enabling people to track all of the vitals that most impact an individual’s state of mind, through increasing self-awareness and engaging in positive behaviour practices. The team behind the platform that acts as a gym for mental wellbeing have designed the app with 8 features, providing each user with the ability to learn and choose what wellbeing technique suits them best.
KeepAppy, Hope and 2030 Leaders will represent TCD at the Enactus World Cup, which takes place in San Jose, California between the 16th – 18th September. The event kicks off on Monday alongside the opening ceremony and introductions. The Enactus World Cup is three days of competition, collaboration and celebration which will bring together 3,500 socially conscious leaders from 37 countries. The semi-finals will take place on Wednesday morning with the final four teams pitching their innovations to a crowd of over 3,500 people that evening.
Enactus Ireland is among the 37 country organisations around the world that operates an Enactus programme, allowing students, academics and business leaders to join forces to solve challenges in local communities whilst adapting an entrepreneurial approach.
KeepAppy recently reached their kickstarter goal and have secured over 1,000 active users in their first 2 weeks of launching their public beta, available for download on the PlayStore and AppStore now.
Ahead of their participation at the Enactus World Cup, Co-founder of KeepAppy Aimee-Louise commented:
“We’re thrilled to be representing Ireland at the Enactus World Cup. It’s a fantastic accomplishment to be asked to represent Trinity College Dublin at such a prestigious contest in Silicon Valley. We’re looking forward to showcasing KeepAppy on the world stage, and through this we hope to spread awareness of the app and help people with their mental wellness!”