Women’s health tech brand, Elvie, tops up Series C to $97M

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 further £12.7 million to bring the total raised to £70 million ($97 million). The 2013-founded, U.K.-based startup previously raised a $42 million Series […]

Startups should look to state-of-the-art tech to tackle diseases affecting women

Shahar Keinan Contributor Pek Lum Contributor Pek Lum, co-founder and CEO at Auransa, has more than 20 years of genomics and drug discovery experience and is the chief architect behind Auransa’s technology. Startups devoted to reproductive and women’s health are on the rise. However, most of them deal with women’s fertility: birth control, ovulation and […]

Hormonal health is a massive opportunity: Where are the unicorns?

Gaslighting is a form of psychological abuse, but Elizabeth Ruzzo says she experienced it firsthand after telling a doctor that she suffered from suicidal ideation after taking birth control pills. Hormonal health sits at the center of conversations around personalized medicine and women’s health: By 2025, women’s health could be a $50 billion industry, and […]

Nabla is building a healthcare super app for women

Meet Nabla, a French startup launching a new app today focused on women’s health. On Nabla, you’ll find several services that should all contribute to helping you stay on top of your health. In short, Nabla lets you chat with practitioners, offers community content, helps you centralize all your medical data and will soon offer […]

Apple releases results from its Women’s Health Study

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Femtech poised for growth beyond fertility

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 target a growing number of health issues that specifically affect women or affect women in a specific way — broadening out from a traditional focus on reproductive health. Femtech […]

Tia Health gets over $24 million to build a network of holistic health clinics and virtual services for women

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Origin wants to make accessible physical therapy women’s new normal

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Natalist founder Halle Tecco wants to get you pregnant

Halle Tecco is no stranger to conception struggles. The Rock Health founder and former CEO has been public about her journey on social media, including two rounds of IVF, eventually leading to a healthy baby boy. Now, she wants to help others make babies, too. To get there, Tecco has joined a class of new […]

Badass millennial women are supercharging startup investments

Patricia Nakache Contributor More posts by this contributor The next frontier in real estate technology Defensible strategies for food tech entrepreneurs facing the Amazon juggernaut Across the political, social and economic stage, women’s issues are finally receiving heightened attention and priority. There are more women than ever seeking political office; funding for female-founded startups is reaching record […]