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StoryUP XR

Makers of Healium, data-driven virtual reality escapes powered by your brain

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Columbia, MO, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2015
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

StoryUP's product, Healium, uses virtual and augmented reality, BCI (brain-computer interface), story, & neurofeedback to shift brain wave patterns associated with the stress response for areas of acute, situational or workplace stress. Our patent-pending method creates data-driven experiences powered by the user's brainwaves, heartbeat, and respiration. Our XR kits are in paid betas in areas of workplace, situational stress, and acute stress.


  • National Edward R. Murrow, NAB Service to America and 12-time mid-America Emmy award-winning Storyteller. Sarah is the CEO & Chief Storyteller for StoryUP VR, a global immersive media company. Sarah holds a provisional patent on immersive story for VR therapy. Her VR platform is used in Veterans homes, schools & chemotherapy clinics. Sarah's immersive films about the human spirit have been featured in Cannes, Dubai, Sundance, SXSW and Germany.

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    Dr. Tarrant received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri in 1997. Since that time he has trained extensively in both ancient and modern healing practices. He is a board certified neurofeedback specialist. His work utilizes several forms of technology-based therapies including neurotherapy, audio visual entrainment, brain blood flow biofeedback (HEG), and Heart Rate Variability (HRV).

Previous Investors

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    Rob Hill