Siena Lending Closes $10MM Facility for Marbles: The Brain Store (ABL Advisor):
“Siena Lending Group LLC announces the completion of a three-year $10 million credit facility for Marbles: The Brain Store (“Marbles”) to refinance their existing senior debt and to support their store growth requirements. Read the rest of this entry »
Heads-up: If you want to join 20+ confirmed world-class speakers and 100+ professionals at the forefront of brain health and applied neuroscience, please Register now and help us finalize the fascinating Summit Agenda:
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
- 8:15–9:45am. The State of the Brain Fitness Movement: demographic, scientific, and market trends, explained
- 10:00–11:30am. Innovative partnerships to improve lifelong learning, brain health, and customer satisfaction
- 12.30-2pm. How to harness videogames and big data to deliver personalized cognitive training
- 3–4:30pm. Maximizing the mental health and performance of leaders, athletes…and astronauts
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Heads-up: We just announced a new intelligence package aimed at education, health, gaming and technology executives and innovators.
“Many market reports provide little value for the money. This market report by SharpBrains is the precise opposite. Its wealth of data and analysis provides very valuable strategic and business development guidance to organizations at the frontier of health and wellness,” says Alexandra Morehouse, VP of Brand Management at Kaiser Permanente. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
In honor of Brain Awareness Week (March 14-20th), anyone who registers to participate in the 2011 SharpBrains Summit BEFORE MARCH 20TH will obtain a complimentary 207-page PDF copy of the full market report Transforming Brain Health with Digital Tools to Assess, Enhance and Treat Cognition Across the Lifespan — The State of the Brain Fitness Market 2010. Please note that the normal price of this report is $1,295. This report includes proprietary surveys, market data and in-depth analysis of 32 companies, 10 Innovation Case Studies prepared by 2010 Innovation Awards Winners and Finalists, and 23 Research Executive Briefs prepared by leading scientists.
This 207-page report tracks developments at over thirty public and private companies offering digital tools to assess, enhance and repair brain-based cognitive and self-regulation functions and provides important industry data, insights and analysis to help investors, executives, entrepreneurs, and policy makers navigate the opportunities and risks of this rapidly growing field. The report discusses the implications of Read the rest of this entry »
By: Alvaro Fernandez
Here you have the August edition of our monthly newsletter covering cognitive health and brain fitness topics. Please remember that you can subscribe to receive this Newsletter by email, using the box at the top of this page.
Scientific publication Frontiers in Neuroscience recently published a special issue on Augmenting Cognition, and invited me to contribute with an article titled Preparing Society for the Cognitive Age. Groundbreaking brain research has occurred over the last 20 years. The opportunity to improve brain health and performance is immense, but we need to ensure the marketplace matures in a rational and sustainable manner, both through healthcare and non-healthcare channels. Click Here to read my article.
In May 2009 SharpBrains published The State of the Brain Fitness Software Market 2009, the main industry report for leading organizations preparing their members, their clients, and their patients for the cognitive age. 150-pages long, the report includes a market survey with 2,000+ respondents, detailed analysis of 20+ vendors, research briefs written by 12 leading scientists and data and trends for 4 major customer segments.
Below we share the full Executive Summary of the report and announce an exclusive webinar on September 29th to discuss the State of the Market in more depth with buyers of the report.
To order the report and access both the report and the webinar, you can click Here. (Only $975 -a 25% discount- using Discount Code Frontiers2009 before September 28th).
State of the Market
The brain fitness field holds exciting promise for the future while presenting clear opportunities and challenges today. The good news is that there are more tools available than ever before to assess and train a variety of cognitive skills. The bad news is that there are no magic pills and that consumers, while satisfied overall, seem confused by competing claims on how to reduce one’s “brain age.” We do see signs that this early-stage market can mature in a more rational, structured manner; but there is much work to be done. We estimate that the size of the U.S. brain fitness software (i.e., applications designed to assess or enhance cognitive abilities) market in 2008 was Read the rest of this entry »