televëda among Arizona startups awarded EmergeAZ Fast Grant

Varadha Taggarse hosts a virtual karaoke with televëda members. Photo via televëda Facebook.

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents televëda.)

By Andy Blye | Phoenix Business Journal

While the Covid-19 pandemic has been particularly challenging for older adults living at home or in group facilities, a Valley-based software company is helping thousands of people maintain their connection to the rest of the world virtually, according to its co-founder.

“We look at Covid as an opportunity that has really made everyone realize what are the ill effects and mental health problems of social isolation, or loneliness,” said Shruti Gurudanti, the CEO and co-founder of televëda Systems LLC. “People realize that it is important for everyone to have a social network. It’s important that you have a sense of purpose and a meaning to life.”

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