Hormonal Health

UK-based Hashiona raises a €450K Pre-Seed Round for its App-Based Virtual Clinic for Hashimoto Patients

London-based Hashimoto startup Hashiona has announced the close of a €450K pre-seed round. The company was founded in early 2020 and initially launched in January 2021. Hashiona has since acquired hundreds of beta-users, who use the app to track symptoms and connect with providers via telehealth. Draper University, KAYA, DFRI, Calm/Storm, as well as angel investors participated in the round. Hashimoto is an autoimmune disease…

Emme’s Amanda French: “In 2019, Femtech received just under $800 million in funding. That number could be in the billions this decade.”

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share Emme’s founding story as told by co-founder Amanda French. Emme is…

UK-based Femtech Startup Hertility Launches Tailored At-Home Testing to Address the COVID-Related Fertility Crisis

The knock-on effects of the pandemic that disrupted our lives in 2020 are still prevalent, despite the hopeful wishes of a “Happy New Year”. These disruptions, in particular, have affected those looking to plan a family. With many wedding plans postponed, dating lives interrupted or halted altogether, family plans have also been affected. Studies have shown that 6 in 10 women are anxious…

Hormone Tracking Startup Eli Raises a $1.5M Seed Round Led by Vectr Ventures & 2048 Ventures

Eli, a company enabling women to own their fertility and health decisions with a novel hormone tracking technology, today announced its $1.5 million USD seed round led by Vectr Ventures & 2048 Ventures. The round closed in December 2020 with the participation of Real Ventures, Techstars, Panache Ventures, Ramen Ventures, MEDTEQ+, and serial entrepreneur Steven Arless, who also joined the board. The…