Awards & Accolades


Computer Weekly announces Melinda Nicci as a finalist for the Everywoman in Tech Awards

Baby2Body Announced as the UK finalist for Le Tremplin Invest at Global Sports Week 2021

Nominated as a top 50 finalist at the Digital Top 50 Awards

Named Best Pregnancy Exercise App of 2020 by Healthline for the second time

Shortlisted for the Impact Award for Health at the London Business Awards


Healthline named Baby2Body the Best Pregnancy Exercise App of 2019

Melinda named winner of the Best High Growth Woman Founder award at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards

Named one of TechRound‘s top 100 startups in London

Listed as one of the top 50 female-founded companies in London by TalentPool 


Won award for Social Influencer & App Campaign at the 2018 App Growth Awards 

Winner in the Lux Life Magazine Parent & Baby Awards

Selected to Silicon Valley trade mission through Mayor of London’s International Business Programme 

Named to Morgan Stanley Multicultural Innovation Lab 

Named to UKActive Lab 2018 

Named Best Presenting Company at Health Tech Tour

Shortlisted for Mayor of London’s Go to Grow Growth Award

Shortlisted for Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Finalist for SEHTA Export Award


Runner-up for SEHTA Export Award

Accepted to Mayor of London’s Go to Grow Programme


Finalist at Europas for Best Health Tech Startup

Finalist at Europas for CEO of the Year

Accepted to Wayra’s Velocity Health Cohort

Accepted to 500 Startups


In the News


International Women’s Day interview with Melinda Nicci in Sport Tech Hub by London Sport


ELLE – 18 Fitness Apps to Download Now For Your at Home Workout

Mobile App Daily – Best Pregnancy Tracker Apps To Take Your Care Of Your Bump And Health

Databird Business Journal – Interview with Melinda Nicci on starting a business from scratch

Harper’s Bazaar – 10 of the best pregnancy & fertility apps

Smith & Williamson – Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame

Thrive Global – Interview with Melinda Nicci on coping with life during lockdown

Authority Magazine – Melinda Nicci talks about tackling the work life balance during a pandemic

.Tech – 40+ founders share how they funded their start up

Project Hatch – How I created a health and wellbeing app for pregnant women and new mothers

Forbes – How to make it as a solo founder


Evening Standard – The wellness app providing a helping hand to new and expectant mums

City A.M. – The UK’s 70 fastest growing-tech firms


Khmer Times – mentioned as one of the best apps for parents

Harper’s Bazaar – featured as one of the 7 best pregnancy apps mothers need

London Evening Standard – featured story on Baby2Body’s growth and success

Forbes – mentioned as one of the UK’s hottest startups

Startups – featured as one of the top four health tech startups in the UK

Brand Weekly – named one of 2019’s top 50 most innovative brands – listed as one of the top 7 powerful workout apps to use during pregnancy

Evening Standard – mentioned as the best workout app for pregnancy 

TechWorld –  named one of the UK’s top fitness startups 

HCM – featured as a fit-tech startup solving society’s biggest challenges – named as a top 100 startup for the second year in a row (see last year

TechRound – featured as a startup to watch 

YEC – ‘Shape Your Pregnancy’ Advocacy Campaign featured 

Forbes – featured in piece on UK businesses’ response to Brexit 

Huffington Post – featured as one of 5 baby apps every new mom needs 

Hip & Healthy – featured as an expert on the do’s and don’ts of pregnancy exercise 

New York Family – featured as one of 8 must-have apps for new mums

Washington Post – featured as part of the new generation of parenting apps to know about

Business Cloud – named one of the 51 Health Tech Pioneers 

The Telegraph – featured as expert source on how to get back into shape after birth

New York Family – featured as a ‘Great App’ for new and expecting mums

WebWire – selected to Silicon Valley trade mission through Mayor of London’s International Business Programme

Elite Business – featured as one of the fit-tech startups solving the UK’s obesity crisis


Mel’s Mentions

Sport Tech Hub – International Women’s Day interview

Evening Standard– featured in article about the medical gender data gap and the rise of femtech

Business Cloud – post about how tech helped Melinda grow her business and support 1 million women

New York Baby Show – featured post written by Melinda 

Growth Business – featured as one of the top nine women founders leading UK startups

Mindful Investor – mentioned in post about Mindful Investor’s launch event 

Computer Weekly – listed as one of 2019’s most influential women in UK tech 

Digital LA – Melinda’s startup story featured in post about Digital LA’s Health and Wellness panel at London Tech Week

London Tech Week – featured as one of tech week’s 2019 panelists

The Sun – featured as prenatal exercise expert

Twitter – traveled to New York as part of the Mayor’s International Business Programmes Female Founders trip 

The Daily Mail –  featured as startup founder and fitness expert

Huffington Post – promoted post written by Mel on New Year’s Resolutions

Computer Weekly – listed as one of 2018’s most influential women in UK tech

Thrive London – featured Mel’s trade mission experience with Mayor of London 

Business Cloud – named one the Female Founders of Tech to watch

The Hindu, Mangalorean, Business World – chosen to attend trade mission to India with Mayor of London through Go To Grow Programme, UK Tech News, Business Quarterly, Business Daily  – chosen as one of 13 startup CEO’s to join London Mayor in trip to Paris

Byrdie – featured as expert on exercise motivation

American Express – featured guest on MSNBC’s Your Business – featured as an inspiring woman to watch

Little Things TV – featured as expert on fitness post-pregnancy

Your Healthy Living UK – featured as expert on how to change negative health habits