Papa is a digital health company providing "Grandkids on Demand" to older adults, for assistance with transportation, house chores, technology lessons, and other senior services.
Papa connects College Students to Older Adults who need assistance with transportation, house chores, technology lessons, companionship, and other senior services.
Papa was founded in 2016 by Andrew Parker. The company is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
Papa is the first and only on-demand assistance service to help seniors with transportation, house needs, technology, and an amazing social experience. Its mission is to help cure the loneliness epidemic among older adults in America.
Papa is uses technology to create a new class of caregiving that empowers the lives of seniors through enhanced mobility, reduced loneliness, and greater autonomy. With a novel approach that connects seniors with vetted and trusted talent seeking flexible employment, Papa's platform allows health plans and families to impact health outcomes while radically improving the day to day lives of seniors.
Papa is backed by Canaan, Pivotal Ventures, Initialized Capital, Y Combinator, and Sound Ventures. The company raised $10M from a "Series A" financing on Oct 9, 2019. The latest round brings Papa's total funding to $13.2M to date.