Interview

The Della HQ’s Karen Heng: “I’ve always started businesses and brought ideas to life. If you can think it, I’ve probably tried to start it!”

Karen Heng, who we got to speak to earlier this week, is a bit of a serial entrepreneur. “I’ve always started businesses and brought ideas to life. I can tell you about starting an offline magazine, a vegan restaurant in Singapore, a denim fashion brand, a wellness lifestyle product, a mobile payments app in Brazil. If you can think it, I’ve probably…

Spotlight FemTech Lab: An Interview with the Founders of London’s New Femtech Accelerator Program

You heard it here first! With FemTech Lab London gets a new femtech accelerator, that is looking to help femtech entrepreneurs get their companies investment ready. But who’s involved? What can startups expect? And how does a virtual accelerator operate in times of COVID-19? We asked the two founders Katia Lang and Karina Vazirova to tell us more! Applications for the first…

Awkward Essentials Founder Frances Tang: “In short, the idea for Dripstick started at the intersection of baking and laziness.”

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 Awkward Essentials‘ founding story as told my founder Frances Tang.…

A Closer Look at STATION F’s New Femtech Accelerator Program with Marine Wetzel

We broke the news in last week’s newsletter: Paris-based STATION F is organizing a (virtual) femtech accelerator program, that will kick-off in January 2021. But who’s behind the program and what can startups expect? We caught up with STATION F’s Marine Wetzel, who filled us in on all the details! Marine, can you tell us more about STATION F? How long has…

Twentyeight Health’s Amy Fan: “I wanted to bring the human-centric approach from beauty to healthcare, reimagining patient experiences to be simple, dignified, and approachable.”

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 Twentyeight Health’s founding story as told by co-founder Amy Fan. Twentyeight…

Brilliantly’s Kristen Carbone: “I hope to broaden the scope of what’s out there for women navigating life after an experience with breast cancer.”

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 Brilliantly’s founding story as told by founder Kristen Carbone. Brilliantly‘s mission…

Featured Funder: Eva de Mol, Partner at Capital T

In our Featured Funder Series we regularly introduce you to investors interested in the femtech space. Know someone who should be featured or want to learn about the initiative and previously featured Features Funders? Click here. Today’s featured funder is Eva de Mol, Partner at Capital T. Tell us a little more about yourself! How did you get into investing? I have always been passionate about…

Starter Story: How Talking Contraception over Dinner Led Alice Pelton to Founding Femtech Startup The Lowdown

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 The Lowdown’s founding story as told by co-founder Alice Pelton.…