In a recent study, published on the NIH-affiliated Journal of Medical Internet Research, a total of 812 weight loss apps have been analyzed for effectiveness. Kurbo was especially recognized to have implemented all (a total of 8) evidence-based strategies for weight management, including self-monitoring, goal-setting, physical activity support, healthy eating support, social support, gamification and personalized feedback delivered via a health coach.
JUNE 13, 2017
Kurbo has been tapped by the government of Singapore to provide mobile health coaching to thousands of at-risk, overweight Singapore schoolchildren free of charge. This the first major government contract for Palo Alto-based Kurbo, which is already available at no cost to the employees of many Fortune 100 companies in the U.S. “
June 12, 2017 – As part of its international expansion, Kurbo has moved beyond the U.S. to Australia, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Canada, Great Britain to provide personal health coaching to overweight children. Kurbo, whose app is available for download from the iTunes or Googleplay app stores, has now adapted its program to the Singapore market.
MAY 1, 2017 – Kurbo, the leading mobile health coaching program for kids, teens and adults, announced today that in response to customer demand it has launched a new offering, Parent Coaching, to help parents talk to their children about the difficult subject of weight and create a healthier home environment.
NOVEMBER 30, 2016 – Kurbo, a mobile health coaching program for kids, teens and families, was selected to be among the innovative products offered by Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington’s new and groundbreaking venture that aims to revolutionize the way we work and live, which launched today.
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Kurbo, the first mobile health-coaching program designed specifically to help children, teens and families lose weight and develop smarter eating habits, announced an API integration with Fitbit.
MARCH 16, 2016
Mercer Health and Benefits LLC (“Mercer”) announced today it has formed an alliance with Kurbo Health to provide employers with a proven mobile health coaching and weight loss program created specifically for kids, teens and families.
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Through Partnership With AthleteBiz, Kurbo Helps Children and Their Families Learn Smarter Eating Habits and Get in Shape
JANUARY 21, 2016
Retrofit, Inc. and Kurbo Health today announced that they will collaborate to help entire families lose weight and become healthier.
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
Kurbo Health Partners with Humana to Provide Mobile Health Coaching and Weight Loss Program as Wellness Benefit for Children and Teens.
JULY 28, 2015
Kurbo Health, which offers the first mobile health coaching and weight loss program for teens and children, announced today it will join enterprise health benefits platform Jiff as one of a growing number of partner companies providing health and wellbeing solutions to corporate employees and their families.
JUNE 01, 2015
Kurbo Health announced today it has added in-app chat and messaging to provide additional support and coaching channels for kids and teens to eat smart and reach their healthier weight.
MAY 12, 2015
Kurbo Health, which offers the first mobile weight loss program for children and teens, has announced the addition of veteran digital health and mobile marketing expert Mike Zhang as Chief Marketing Officer.
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Kurbo adds Android platform to help thousands more kids, teens and families learn to eat healthier and lose weight
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
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OCTOBER 28, 2014
Kurbo one of three finalists vying for $30K prize in Shark Tank-like competition.