Papa

Papa

Also known as Papa Technologies, Papa provides a platform connecting college students to senior citizens in need of transportation, house help, technology lessons, companionship and other services.

Papa, also known as Papa Technologies, is a company that offers elderly care management by connecting college students to senior citizens. Papa was established in 2017 by Alfredo Vaamonde and Andrew Parker. Papa aims to connect adults over 60 with college-aged adults who can provide support and companionship. Papa is primarily based in Miami, Florida.

Service

Papa provides personal assistance and socialization for adults over 60 through the help of their Papa Pals, their team of college students. Seniors can access this help through a mobile application. Senior can choose two types of membership, a basic one where they only have to pay an hourly fee for Papa Pals’ services or a premium one where they also pay a monthly fee for additional benefits, such as choosing which Papa Pal they can be paired up with.

Funding

Papa has received $3.2 million in financing from two rounds since 2018. The company’s most recent funding round collected $2.4 million in October 2018. There are 3 investors who have given capital for Papa Technologies, with one of them as lead investor. These investors are Initialized Capital, Sound Ventures, and Y Combinator.

Timeline

Funding rounds

Funding round
Funding type
Funding round amount (USD)
Funding round date
Investment
Papa funding round, October 2019
10,000,000
October 2019
9 Results
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Alfredo Vaamonde

Co-Founder

Alfredo Vaamonde

COO

Andrew Parker

Co-Founder, CEO

Andrew Parker

Founder & CEO

Chris Stegner

CTO

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Andrew Parker (CEO of Papa) on the Future of Healthcare

3/3/2019

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer
November 24, 2020
Business Insider
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March 6, 2020
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