Nicole Junkermann, founder of NJF Capital (investor), focuses to very close to innovative businesses related to the health… ” especially when they use technology to improve our vitality ! “, she adds. The publishers of applications related to nutrition fall precisely in this field. And Nicole Junkermann we present here a selection of apps for better eating. It tells us also more about their business model and help them develop.
Spoon Guru presented by Nicole Junkermann
With a bar code reader, lists of recipes and a search system for products, Spoon Guru is an application intuitive search and discovery of healthy foods. Spoon Guru uses algorithms to operate, in other words, the suites of computations. “Artificial intelligence and machine learning can be used to update on a daily basis hundreds of thousands of products and attributes,” stresses Nicole Junkermann. Vegans, vegetarians, intolerant to gluten, the followers of the diet without salt or sugar-free, allergic to nuts, eggs, some fruits… the profiles are diverse and varied, and can create their own personal profile with a range of options dietary.
How the application of nutrition Spoon Guru develops ?
To grow, Spoon Guru has managed to raise funds, thanks in part to the company NJF Capital, a company of investisement of Nicole Junkermann, who is the leader. It states that” beyond the financial aspect of the investment, the idea is to contribute to the improvement of health through quality food. “To make viable its business model, Spoon Guru also offers the possibility for retailers to create personalized shopping experiences that will delight customers. Spoon Guru markets in addition to its data with consumer goods companies.
Yuka presented by Nicole Junkermann
With the application Yuka, you scan the labels of food and cosmetic products through your smartphone. “Yuka decrypts it for you then the labels,” explains Nicole Junkermann founder of NJF Capital. The products are noted and the application highlights its bad and good components. For food products, you can more easily spot the bad additives and / or high levels of salt or sugar, for example. “The objective of Yuka, in sum : allow you to judge the quality of each product more easily directly in the store or at home.
How is the application of nutrition Yuka ?
“Yuka model freemium, explains Nicole Junkermann. The majority of the features of the tool are, therefore, free of charge, but users can also subscribe to a paid version more complete. They then access a search bar, a offline mode and custom alerts that can inform them about the presence of lactose or gluten, among others. “To compensate, Yuka also sells :
- a calendar of seasonal fruits and vegetables made in France. Note that” 1% of sales is donated to associations for the protection of the planet “, according to yuka.io.
- a nutrition program in line extended over 10 weeks. A nutritionist allows you to answer questions of the trainees. Yuka also offers healthy recipes.
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