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Julie & D Sharma are the co-founders of meditation.live, a wellness platform backed by some of the best investors in the world. Some of those investors and entrepreneurs include Steve Murry of Revolution Growth and on the board of companies like Fitbit; Dennis Phelps of IVP and early investor in companies like Snapchat; Eric Yuan, founder and CEO of Zoom.us; Howard, founder and CEO of Yext.
Their mission is to inspire 5 billion people to find their true purpose through meditation and movement classes that help you go inward, ultimately finding true purpose for lasting happiness. Their unique platform allows anyone to ask questions to live teachers improving their daily meditation practice.
Last Funding Type: $2.5 million in seed.
Co-Founder & Chief Evangelist
Co-Founder & CEO
Julie Sharma, Co-Founder & Chief Evangelist, meditation.live
Julie Sharma has more than a decade of experience spearheading accounting and operations teams, helping business to thrive efficiently at scale. Julie now owns a spot as a female founder and entrepreneur in the wellness industry. As a former Senior Business Analyst for the American Museum of Natural History and Charity Ambassador for xAd, Inc, Julie has managed international budgets and implemented company-wide giving back programs. After experiencing burnout in the corporate world, Julie decided to take a step back from the New York hustle to travel the world for a year to study meditation. Julie returned and utilized her corporate leadership skills and passion for meditation to co-found meditation.live, the wellness company that brings meditation to anyone, anywhere. Today, Julie is responsible for acquiring teachers, overseeing app content and overall company culture, finance and HR at meditation.live, helping the company pursue their goal of inspiring people to find their purpose.
D Sharma, Co-Founder & CEO, meditation.live
D Sharma, Co-Founder & CEO of meditation.live, is passionate about the future of humanity and the importance of protecting our mental health against the inevitable growth of AI & Machine Learning. As a serial entrepreneur and investor, D began his career at the Nokia Research Center as part of the team that created early access to internet on mobile phones. After moving to the U.S., D launched a series of his own companies and created a speech recognition technology receiving the first patent on multimodal technologies which is now commonplace with Siri, Alexa, etc. D went on to create xAd, an advertising service that uses GPS technology on mobile devices, growing the business to over $200M in revenue. Today, D is taking his love for meditation and investing by growing meditation.live and investing in various startups and growth funds.