Calm is a software company that produces meditation products, including guided meditations and Sleep Stories. It is best known as a meditation, sleep and mental wellness app, available in both the App Store and Google Play store.

Calm provides applications with hundreds of programs for intermediate and advanced users to relax their minds.

Calm was founded in 2012 by Michael Acton Smith & Alex Tew and is based in San Francisco, California.

Calm's mission is to make the world happier and healthier by developing a range of digital and physical products that enhance mental fitness and alleviate some of the most important mental health issues of the modern age (anxiety, depression, insomnia and stress).

Calm produces meditation products, including guided meditations, a book, narrated Sleep Stories, and health and meditation videos. Their primary product is the meditation app, available on iPhone and Android devices.


Calm is backed by leading global investors such as Lightspeed Venture Partners, TPG Growth, Insight Partners, Sound Ventures, CAA Ventures and many others. The company raised $27M in it's latest funding of a "Series B" round on Jul 1, 2019. This brings Calm's total funding to $143M to-date. Calm has also made a $3M investment in XpresSpa Group on Nov 13, 2019.


Calm was valued at $1B, when they raised it's "Series B" round of a $88M in funding on Feb 6, 2019.


Calm was Apple's "App of the Year" in 2017, and was ranked by Inc. as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America in 2018. The app has more than 40 million downloads.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $143M in 6 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: $150M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1B as of Feb 6, 2019
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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