|Type of business||Private|
|Founded||June 25, 2013|
|Headquarters||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Founder(s)||Ron Spreeuwenberg, Alana Frome|
|Industry||Mobile Applications, Web Applications|
HiMama is a privately held Canadian technology company based in Toronto, Ontario that developed an App that connects childcare programs to parents through digital communications such as face-to-face calls, real-time picture updates and digital daily reports. The company's social purpose is focused on improving developmental outcomes for children aged zero to five, providing accessible child care, and supporting women in technology.
The company was incorporated on June 25, 2013 The first version of the HiMama mobile app was released on the App Store and Google Play in October 2013.
HiMama is an app that enables educators and childcare programs to make profiles for children, track their development, and keep parents in the loop. Educators can log attendance, share up-to-date reports and insights of the child's behavior, send photos and videos, and can also record naps, meals, and bathroom breaks. Parents can be updated through email, text, and notifications via the HiMama website and mobile app.
On an annual basis, HiMama releases a benchmark report on the North American child care sector, with the inaugural report being released in 2016. The report is intended to inform childcare programs about financial and operational performance relative to their peer group based on self-reported survey data.