As a teenager, Adam Goldberg W95 learned firsthand how challenging it is to look after a loved one. His experiences while taking care of an aunt with autism inspired him to create torchlight, a technology platform that helps people provide the best possible care for special-needs family members.

Torchlight creates personalized action plans and provides easy-to-use digital tools and expert advice for caregivers as they navigate the complex responsibilities of assisting their loved ones. The service is purchased by companies and offered to employees as part of their benefits plan as a win-win proposition: supporting the employee by providing resources, and benefiting the employer by improving retention and engagement of staff.

To date, torchlight covers half a million families across about 50 participating companies, including Dell EMC and TripAdvisor.

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