Ideas. Products. Joy.

We are on a singular mission – to build and support companies developing science-backed consumer products that help people experience moments of everyday joy and improve their wellbeing.

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We invest in passionate entrepreneurs and startup teams at various stages, providing them with funding and guidance, adding value throughout their journey.

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Venture Creation

Life-changing companies start with fresh ways of connecting science and technology to consumer needs. We run programs designed to spark ideas and launch startups.

Entrepreneur in Residence Program

Innovation Programs

Academic Collaboration

Research into the science of everyday joy is core to what we do. We both initiate and fund efforts to understand and enhance resilience, mood management, emotional wellbeing and joy.

Joy Grant 2020 – Call for Proposals

Academic Programs

Joyful News


A New, Design-Led Approach to Venture Building for Wellbeing

We are thrilled to welcome Ron Gabay as Head of Venture Design & Innovation at Joy Ventures! Ron brings with him his well-honed design thinking approach from his previous work in corporate, startup and consulting environments and will help us take our venture creation efforts forward.


We’re feeling more lonely than ever—here are 5 ways technology can help

 We wrote a piece for Fast Company, on the 5 wellbeing tech trends that will have mass market adoption post Covid-19 and will aid in the struggle against a loneliness epidemic


The Amazing Science Behind the Mind-Body Connection

Professor Amir Amedi is using the Joy Ventures grant he received to discover the science behind meditation’s powers of relaxation, knowing that these discoveries will open the door to more ways for people to live better.

How to Build Habit Forming Products with Nir Eyal

In our recent Wellbeing Academy event with Nir Eyal. We dove deep into why some products capture our attention while others flop, what makes us engage with certain things out of sheer habit and how companies can create behaviors that benefit their users while educating people on how to build healthful #habits that enrich their own lives. Watch the event in the link below.

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Recent Meetup: Making Sense of Emotions

Check out the recap of our recent meetup which explored the tech trends and technologies in emotion detection and recognition.

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Joy’s ethical, human-focused approach to emotional wellbeing technology is exactly where we’re coming from as well, so they are the perfect partner for Doppel.
Dr. Fotini Markopoulou Co-Founder & CEO, Empathic Technologies
We at Vi feel privileged and proud to be partners with Joy Ventures. From day one, Joy’s leadership and operational team have been committed, supportive and truly valuable to help accomplishing our common mission of making people healthier and better around the world, through technology and innovation.
Omri Yoffe Founder & CEO, Vi
Collaborating with Joy Ventures was the best decision I could have made for my startup. The support, guidance, expertise and passion that the Joy team brings to Reflect every day lifts up the team and gives us the best opportunity to succeed.
Noga Sapir Founder & CEO, Reflect Innovation

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