Spark 
action with conversation

Nudge people toward their goals with the power of Behavioral Intelligence.

Our superpower

Behavioral Intelligence

Providing an accurate answer is just the beginning. To truly spark engagement, it’s critical to deliver the best response.
 
Mainstay’s Engagement Platform and behaviorally intelligent chatbots combine the power of intelligence, empathy, and contextual relevance to help people take the next step toward a more fulfilling life — one conversation at a time.
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The Mainstay Engagement Platform​

More than just a chatbot

Conversations

Activate engagement through SMS text messaging, web chat, 
and social media with chatbots.

Nudges

Deliver interactive messages in ways that are proven to drive positive outcomes.

Analytics

Transform one-on-one conversations into actionable insights.

Optimization

Drive deeper engagement through meaningful conversations at scale.

How it works

Inspire the entire journey

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Recruit

Capture people’s interest and attention, right from the start.

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Launch

Guide people through the crucial early stages.

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Retain

Use interactive nudges to drive ongoing engagement and action.

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Grow

Encourage people as they move through every stage of their journey.

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Thrive

Give people the tools and support they need for long-term success.

For colleges and businesses

Connect with 24/7 messaging at scale

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Instant, always-on 
support

Your chatbot answers 85% of messages in 2 seconds or less, providing support and guidance when people need it most.

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Proactive when you 
need to be

Send messaging campaigns and deliver messages and surveys that nudge people toward success.

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Meaningful one-on-one interactions

Automate your engagement at-scale to give your team more time for complex challenges.

Proven success for students and employees

Mainstay delivers measurable results, backed by randomized controlled trials (RCTs), partnerships with behavioral science research organizations, and continual customer feedback.

5M people reached, and counting

200M timely, relevant messages sent

9 RCTs that prove effectiveness

Case studies

Behavioral Intelligence in action

About Mainstay

At Mainstay, we believe one conversation can spark a brighter future. Our Engagement Platform makes it easy for colleges and businesses to start and measure conversations that drive action at scale. From our rigorous research methods to our Behavioral Intelligence approach — everything we do is designed to help people take the next step toward achieving their goals.

Related resources

Learn more with us

Examine these helpful resources about engagement strategy, student and employee impact, and Behavioral Intelligence trends.