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Who We Are

About Us

At Jour, we want people to feel healthy, happy, and empowered. We offer a space to create an authentic record of your life while focusing your thoughts on how you want to continue to grow. We've created guided, step-by-step support through a wide array of challenges, from dealing with anxious feelings to recording dreams, from making a necessary life change to feeling a little more day-to-day gratitude. Jour is the mindful companion you can take with you, wherever life takes you.

Team Bios

Maxime Germain, Co-Founder & CEO πŸ§”πŸ»

Max is a French entrepreneur based in NYC and Paris. He's a fan of dark chocolate, exploring new places, and the power of technology. He's also very interested in wellness and the power of the mind, a passion that began when he started meditating as a teenager and which the impetus behind founding a company in the journaling and mental wellness space.

He co-founded two art startups β€” Gertrude and ArtList β€”before creating Stellar Base, a startup studio and consulting firm hybrid. As a Stellar Base founder, Max worked with such clients as Bird, Prehype, LVMH and Cloudkitchens. During this time, he also helped create Stellar Formation, which partnered with Fiverr.

Bobby Giangeruso, Co-Founder & Design πŸ‘¦πŸ»

Bobby is an American designer based in New York City. He likes to read, visit new places, and spend time in nature. But his real passion is design and he's been lucky enough to turn this passion into a career. Bobby especially enjoys using design to connect people and make quality products more accessible to the people who can benefit from them.

Directly after high school, Bobby joined the Sunrise team as a designer. He then transitioned with the team to Microsoft, which acquired Sunrise in 2016. At Microsoft, Bobby was part of the core team that created the design for Outlook mobile. He then started a design studio - where he worked with companies such as Drop - before joining Max and Justin at Stellar Base.

Justin Bureau, Co-Founder & Dev πŸ‘±πŸ»β€

Justin is a French entrepreneur living in NYC. He likes to live life at the pace of electro music and takes time for himself by playing basketball, skiing, and skateboarding. He thinks that happiness comes from appreciating the little things in life and is happy to now work on a product that can bring this simple gratitude and peace of mind to people all over the world.

In 2016, Justin founded and headed up the product at Cramberry, a platform for students to share studying materials. After that, he went on to work as a Developer for Radical Labs and a Partner and Project Manager at Stellar Base.