Yunha Kim

2019 Speaker

YUNHA KIM is the founder and CEO of Simple Habit, an award-winning app for daily stress relief. With more than two thousand sessions based on situations like sleeping, morning anxiety, and lack of focus, Simple Habit offers a practical solution for modern lifestyles. Busy people rely on Simple Habit’s short meditations and audio therapy sessions from world-class experts to reduce daily stress. Founded in 2016, Simple Habit is now the number one rated meditation app in the App store, and 2018 Google Play Award Winner for Standout Wellbeing App. The app boasts thirty eight thousand five-star reviews. Simple Habit has raised $12.8M from investors including Foundation Capital, Y Combinator, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and many other prominent CEOs in Silicon Valley including Dropbox’s CEO Drew Houston and Gusto’s CEO Joshua Reeves. Kim began her career in investment banking and built her first startup Locket when she was twenty three years-old. She began to meditate to help manage the stress of startup life. The idea to build a more diverse, practical meditation app came to Kim when she was pursuing her MBA at Stanford. She dropped out of Stanford after one semester to build Simple Habit into the leading meditation platform for busy, stressed-out people. In 2017, Kim was honored by Forbes 30 Under 30 and Marie Claire’s New Guard. @yunhajkim

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