• Smarter Therapy. Together.

    Beacon is a mobile app for anonymous group therapy made scalable through machine learning

    We're growing - check out our "Careers" page.

  • Two Minute Walkthrough

  • The Net Result:

    The efficacy of therapy with the persistence of a support group, in one place.

  • Our Problem: Mental Health Today

    The numbers speak for themselves.

    1 in 4

    American adults diagnosed with a mental health issue per year

    2 in 3 

    Of those diagnosed receive ZERO treatment


    Estimated earnings lost due to mental health conditions


    Of all suicides have an underlying mental health issue.

  • Founders

    Committed to seeing Beacon all the way through


    Business Lead

    After seeing the effects of untreated mental illnesses in patients and colleagues alike while responding to 911 calls as an EMT, Shrenik realized something needed to change. He works with users, clinicians, and administrators to bring Beacon to deployment. Catch him hanging by the Hopkins climbing wall in his spare moments.




    BS Applied Math, German '18

    Johns Hopkins University


    Tech Lead

    Inspired by watching a close friend suffer a mental illness, Ravi has spearheaded the development of Beacon from a simple chat app to the world's first scalable platform for anonymous group therapy . He draws from experience working on different products and businesses on five different continents.




    BS Computer Science, University of Pune

    MSEM Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

  • News

    We're honored to have been recognized with a variety of awards 

    Awards & Grants

    • “Most Disruptive Startup”, American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting 2016
    • Invest 2016 Youth Business of the Year
    • "Judges Choice Award", Harvard Kennedy & Business School Social Enterprise Conference
    • First Place, Johns Hopkins Business Plan Competition, Social Enterprise Category
    • First Place, Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering and Design, Digital Health Category
    • First Place, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Pitch Competition
    • Recipient, Ralph S O'Connor Grant, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures
    • Recipient,  Whiting Student Enterprise fund, Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering
    • Ignite Speaker, Kaiser Permanente's Care Management Institute’s 2015 Annual Meeting 

    Beacon is also very thankful for a pre-seed investment from The Abell Foundation

  • Contact Us

    This is a problem too big to solve alone. 

    Charles Village, Baltimore