It’s been a tough few years for Berlin-based femtech hardware startup Inne, which came out of stealth R&D in the fall of 2019, shortly before COVID-19 hit Europe. By January 2020, founder an
In recent years, “femtech” has attracted increasing attention and venture funding, with dozens of startups springing into existence, from digital health apps to, more newly, regenerative m
Vira Health, a U.K. startup that offers personalized digital therapeutics for women going through menopause, has closed a second round of funding — taking $12 million from lead investor Octopus
According to World Health Organization, cervical cancer, the fourth most common cancer among women, affected approximately 570,000 women and resulted in about 311,000 deaths in 2018. A startup call
Babyscripts can automate 40% to 50% of prenatal care and alert doctors as health problems occur so that both mother and baby are healthy.
Flo, a fertility focused period-tracking app, has closed a $50 million Series B funding round which it says values the company at $800M — underlining how much value investors are now attaching t
Elvie, the women’s health tech pioneer behind a connected breast pump and smart pelvic floor exerciser, has topped up a Series C which it announced earlier this summer (July) — adding a fu
Direct to consumer online sales have helped a number of female-focused startups get products to market in recent years — often pitching better designed and generally more thoughtful feminine hyg
Every woman will go through menopause some time during her life, but like many other femtech topics, this is still not talked about as much as it should.
A new trend is emerging in the world of startups and, to many, it couldn’t have come too soon. Why are there so few women in senior roles? Women going through menopause are commonly known to drop ou
Oova officially launched its Oova Kit that includes an at-home test that quantitatively measures two hormones, informing a woman — and her doctor — of her fertile days and confirming ovulation.
Another U.S. femtech startup has joined the race to build up data sets to support research into and understanding of a range of health issues that can affect women. Evvy has today launched an at-home
Peanut, the maker of a social networking app for women, is entering into the investing space with today’s launch of a microfund called StartHER. As the name implies, the new fund will focus on
Hormones are key to solving many health conditions that disproportionately impact women, from diabetes to infertility to mental health challenges.
Fertility tracking has seen an explosion of startup activity in recent years. Femtech startup Lady Technologies is adding to this rich mix with the full U.S. launch of a dual-purpose device, called ke
Two years after launching its debut “next-gen” connected breast pump, femtech hardware maker Elvie has added to its portfolio a softer, hands-free breast pump that uses natural suction. Th
Entrepreneur First-backed Juno Bio has launched a home test kit for women wanting to get a better understanding of their vaginal microbiome while also contributing data to further research into women&
Barcelona-based Emjoy, an audio app for women that sells a narrative of sexual self-care and empowerment, has picked up $3 million in seed funding led by JME Ventures, with existing investor Nauta Cap
Willow, the startup company making a new, wearable, breast pump for women, is capping off a frenetic 2020 with $55 million in fresh funding as it looks to expand its product line to more offerings for
The market for female-focused health products (aka “femtech”) is set for growth via segmentation, per an analyst note from PitchBook which identifies opportunities for entrepreneurs to tar