Spark action with conversation

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

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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 combines the power of intellectual, emotional, and contextual intelligence to help people take the next step toward a more fulfilling life — one conversation at a time.

The Mainstay Engagement Platform:

  • Conversations

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

  • Nudges

    Deliver interactive messages proven to drive positive outcomes.

  • Analytics

    Transform one-on-one conversations into actionable insight.

  • Optimization

    Drive deeper engagement through meaningful conversations at scale.

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How it Works

Inspire the entire journey

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  • Recruit

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

  • Launch

    Guide people through the crucial early stages.

  • Retain

    Use interactive nudges to drive continued engagement and action.

  • Grow

    Encourage people as they move into the next stage of their journey.

  • 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 answers and guidance when people need it most.

Proactive when you need to be

Send messaging campaigns and deliver surveys to nudge people toward success.

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 partner feedback.

  • 5M

    people reached, and counting

  • 200M

    timely, relevant messages sent

  • 9 RCTs

    that prove effectiveness

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 framework — everything we do is designed to help people take the next step toward achieving their goals.

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