Video: Tackling dementia through technology

Entrepreneur Susanne Mitschke, co-founder of dementia support app Mindmate and one of the graduates of New York’s Techstars programme, talks us through her business story and how she and her team are helping tackle dementia through technology.

With 850,000 people in the UK suffering from dementia and numbers set to increase to more than one million by 2025, it’s certainly time to talk about the disease for which there is currently no cure.

According to the Alzheimer’s Society, one in six people over the age of 80 have dementia and there are more than 40,000 people under 65 with dementia in the UK. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting 62% of those diagnosed...

Read the full BQ Magazine interview with Susanne here.