Advisor to Upspired


John Sperryn is acting in an advisory role on the service concept, feature set, Go-To-Market and monetization options.

Upspired is a digital service for achieving goals. Goals are visualized as interactive goal maps. Upspired promotes collaboration, taking small steps and celebrating small wins. The core functionality of the service is rooted in psychology and neuroscience of changing habits, achieving goals, motivation, peer support and rewarding.

The service will be launched during the first half of 2015.

Contact them via: email    


Slush 2014


Health Community at Slush.

John Sperryn was involved in hosting fourteen European Health and Wellbeing companies from the EIT ICT Labs Business Community for the two days of Slush 2014 ( The program included networking events in AppCampus (Otaniemi, Espoo), a reception buffet networking at the British Embassy Helsinki, demonstration stands on the second day of Slush, and a one day workshop.

More about the Community here:



Amazing ‘Health Track’ debut at Slush

IMG_3408By all accounts, it was an extremely positive debut for the new ‘Health Track’ as part of the major Nordic startup conference – Slush (see

There was a dedicated Health Area for 30 companies to demonstrate over the two days, with various sessions on the stage, product launches and pitching competition. Over 120 health companies registered for Slush (more than mobile gaming – for which Slush is most well known).

The Health Track was generously supported by Sitra and EIT ICT Labs.

Wellbring supports the HealthSPA initiative which is actively supporting the Finnish Health and Wellbeing community, organizing get togethers, networking events and more. More information at: www,

Wellbring and EIT host visit to Health 2.0

7th-annual-2013-1200x350-landing-page-banners-03John Sperryn from Wellbring will accompany the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology) Health and Wellbeing Business Community member companies on a visit to Santa Clara, California between 28th September and 5th October 2013.

The trip includes visiting Health 2.0 and two other hosted events.

More information here:

Successful second HealthSPA event held

Held last wednesday 10th April in Espoo, Finland, the second HealthSPA gathering of like minds attracted 30 companies to demonstrate and over 125 visitors during the evening.

More information here:

John Sperryn is co-organiser and maintains the Linked-In Group (HealthSPA Finland). If you are interested in Health and Wellbeing solutions, with an eye on Finland, then apply to join the group and let’s continue the discussion online.

The third HealthSPA event will most likely be held in the Autumn, in Helsinki region.