Brain Training App Peak Scores $7 Million Series A Round

TechCrunch

Late last year I declared a penchant for so-called brain training games, which claim to be able to help you improve your cognitive ability, while also cleverly tapping into the casual mobile gaming phenomena. Then I got bored. If these apps are supposed to improve one’s ability to focus and retain information, they failed completely. However, regardless of my diminishing attention span, brain training startups continue to attract the interest of VCs.

The time it’s the turn of ‘mobile-first’ brain training startup Peak (formerly called Brainbow), which has raised a $7 million Series A round led by Creandum, with participation from existing investors DN Capital, London Venture Partners (LVP) and Qualcomm Ventures. The total raised by the London-based company now comes to $10 million as it looks to compete in what is becoming an increasingly crowded space for brain-training games and apps.

To that end, Peak says it will use the additional capital…

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