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Family Benefits Company Cleo Expands Leadership Team Following Banner Year of Growth

As it enters its fifth year in operation, family benefits company Cleo has announced it is strengthening its diverse leadership team with the addition of three key executives – marking the beginning of another record year for the company.  Cleo welcomes Amy Kux as Chief Financial Officer, Andrea Lessard as VP of People, and Martin Payne as Chief Commercial Officer to its…

Pelvic Health Company Renovia Names New CEO and Completes Enrollment for Its Randomized Control Trial

Renovia, a women-led company that develops digital therapeutics for female pelvic floor disorders, today announced the appointment of Eileen Maus in Q4 2020 as the company’s president and CEO. Under her leadership, Renovia completed patient enrollment in its all-virtual randomized control trial (RCT) for the leva Digital Therapeutic one month ahead of schedule. Ms. Maus is an accomplished leader in women’s health and has directed the success…

Female Founders’ Nina Wöss on Fundraising Challenges Faced by Underrepresented Founders and Running an Accelerator Program During COVID-19

Austria-based Female Founders may have only been around for a couple of years, but the impact the young organization has had moving the needle towards more diversity in the European entrepreneurial ecosystem cannot be denied. Thousands are part of the wider Female Founders community, 3 batches of female-founded startups have participated in Grow F, the organization’s signature accelerator program, and Lead F,…

Babyscripts Adds Three New Board Members: Krista Drobac, Christina Jenkins, MD, and Fran Soistman, Jr.

Babyscripts, a virtual care platform for managing obstetrics, recently welcomed Krista Drobac; Christina Jenkins, MD; and Fran Soistman, Jr. to the Babyscripts Advisory Board. The new group of advisors will offer guidance on Babyscripts’ payer strategy: a unique collaboration for care coordination between Babyscripts, the payer and the provider that seeks to open up new pathways to reimbursement and expand access to…

Cara Delevingne Joins Sextech Startup Lora DiCarlo as Co-Owner & Creative Advisor

We talked about Dakota Johnson’s decision to join sexual wellness brand maude a litte earlier this week. And.. well.. We have some more “celebrity news” to share! Actress and model Cara Delevingne is joining sextech startup Lora DiCarlo as new co-owner and creative adviser. Lora DiCarlo was founded in 2017 and is on a mission to elevate the sex toy industry with…

Hims & Hers Appoints Two New Board Members: Lynne Chou O’Keefe & David Wells

Hims & Hers today announced the addition of two members, Lynne Chou O’Keefe and David Wells, to their Board of Directors as the company prepares to enter the public market. Both are expected to serve on the Board of Directors of the public company, Hims & Hers Health, Inc., following Hims & Hers’ previously announced proposed business combination with Oaktree Acquisition Corp.…

ThirdLove CEO & DTC Expert Heidi Zak joins INNOVO in Advisory Role

Today Atlantic Therapeutics announces that Heidi Zak, co-founder and CEO of ThirdLove will take on an advisory role in the acceleration of the INNOVO brand. INNOVO is a direct-to-consumer, FDA-approved medical device offering a clinically proven solution to stress urinary incontinence (SUI). INNOVO wants to disrupt the huge SUI category in which millions of women are being told that their only option…

Former Progyny Exec Karin Ajmani joins Cleo’s Board of Directors

Family benefits company Cleo announced the appointment of Karin Ajmani to its board of directors yesterday. She joins Cleo’s Board amid marked growth for the company as employers seek out inclusive and holistic benefits for their vulnerable working parent populations that have been adversely impacted by the pandemic.  The challenges facing working parents this year have created a groundswell of demand among…