• Talkspace to go public in $1.4 billion deal

    7 days ago - By STAT

    In a sign of the red-hot market for telemental health care, Talkspace announced Wednesday it would go public via a merger with special purpose acquisition company Hudson Executive Investment Corp in a $1.4 billion deal.
    Talkspace, which offers therapy through text and video chat, has become among the best-known virtual therapy startups thanks to eye-catching advertising campaigns fronted by Olympian Michael Phelps. The company sells its services directly to consumers and through company sponsored health plans. In a presentation shown to investors this morning, the company said it has...
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