Psychedelics. Meditation. Nicotine. Endorphins. The smell of vanilla. Massage. Jazz.
Delightful Moments such as these are part of all human experience: the small, but powerful, separations from the daily humdrum when we feel stronger, calmer, more joyful, more in control, more distant from pain and anxiety.
Now, a range of new technologies has the potential to deliver these experiences. They range from transforming the human (genetics, neurosciences), to creating new forms of human chemistry (personal pharma), to changing human experience rather than the body (virtual and augmented reality).
By investing in these tech vectors of happiness, Joyance Partners is the first venture fund focused on health experience, not process.
One particular area of DNVB has emerged as a new frontier, a reflection of the expanding power of women supporting women.
We stand at the edge of a penetration of computing and the worldwide network that makes all previous expansions microscopic by comparison.
The core of kindness is innately human, but technology can still help develop and accelerate kindness-based positive feedback loops.
We want to see scientific breakthroughs so profound they’ll drive the creation of new companies, or even whole new areas of human activity.
Delightful Moments are part of all human experience. What is your Delightful Moment?
It’s clear that the next billion people online will bring a host of opportunities, changes, and problems to be solved.