NeuroLeap, a brain enhancement & mental health venture, founded by Kumaar Bagrodia, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Rajashree Birla, Chairperson, Aditya Birla centre for community initiatives & rural development and Sminu Jindal, MD, Jindal Saw & founder chairperson, Svayam.
NeuroLeap uses advanced BCI Brain Computer Interface technology to safely understand brain activity and help it perform at optimum potential; completely non-invasively, without using any medication and with zero side effects. It has been successfully treating people with severe mental health conditions such as anxiety, clinical depression, insomnia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – ADHD, dyslexia, autism, addiction, eating disorders, migraine and tinnitus, among others.
Prof Vinod Prasad, Dean industry collaboration, IIT Palakkad said, “NeuroLeap is the leading company in India offering advanced neurotechnology based brain assessment and improvement.”
Moreover, Padma Bhushan awardee Rajashree Birla also stated that “…Congratulations to Kumaar Bagrodia for fronting NeuroLeap; it is indeed cutting edge…I believe NeuroLeap will help fill in the void, provide relief pan India. I wish Kumaar every success every step of the way,” said
Jindal says, “NeuroLeap is successfully delivering better brain outcomes. Bagrodia is a visionary entrepreneur and is steadily building the future of mental health and wellness in India. I’m happy to invest in the venture which is leveraging innovative technology for a more advanced way to understand the brain and safely enhance it without pharma or medical interventions.”
India faces severe challenges in the area of mental health. A WHO study expects 20% of the Indian population to be affected by next year and an ASSOCHAM survey shows that 42.5% of corporate employees in India suffer from depression or general anxiety.
“This is the new age of brain enhancement & mental health, which is safe & technology based. Our clients who have benefited include businessmen, professionals, homemakers, students, celebrities, leaders who are achievers in their fields and naturally want to stay fit not just physically but mentally as well; even enhance various areas of their brain function & emotions. We have helped clients with various mental health disorders lead healthier, happier, fulfilling & enriched lives,” said Bagrodia.