Menstrual Health

DigiD8 Co-Founder Barghavi Govindarajan: “I would advise fellow entrepreneurs to inculcate a bias for action and move as quickly as possible when navigating ambiguity.”

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 DigiD8’s founding story as told by co-founder Barghavi Govindarajan. DigiD8‘s mission…

HealthLynked Expands Women’s Healthcare Services with the Addition of New Providers, Updates to its Oohvie App and Announces Plans to Launch Telemedicine Services

HealthLynked, a global healthcare network focused on care management of its members and a provider of healthcare technologies that connects doctors, patients and medical data, today announced that it has expanded its women’s health services with the addition of two new healthcare providers, new updates to its women’s healthcare app Oohvie, and the planned launch of its own telemedicine service in March,…

Vulvani’s Britta Wiebe: “I never really planned to start my own business, but I was looking for a purposeful job that fulfilled me.”

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 Vulvani‘s founding story as told by founder Britta Wiebe. The goal…

Period-Care B-Corp Callaly Announce FDA 510(k) Clearance of Their Tampliner

UK-based Period care company Callaly announced it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Callaly Tampliner earlier this week. The Tampliner, which is designed and manufactured in the UK and launched in February 2020, was invented by Dr Alex Hooi, a senior British gynaecologist and Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and developed…

Brewdog and Bloody Good Period Team up to Fight for Menstrual Equity

A new collab’s got us talking this weekend and it’s a bloody (pun intended!) delicious one as well! Bloody Good Period and BrewDog have teamed up to raise awareness for menstrual inequity by creating a Bloody Good Beer. All profits from sales of this exclusive New England IPO go directly to Bloody Good Period. Brewdog was founded back in 2007 by James…

Menstrual Health Startup Vulvani Launches New Period-Themed Stock Photo Library

Menstrual Health startup Vulvani has recently launched a library of free stock photos all about period related themes. By making their image database available to other companies and individuals the Vulvani hopes to contribute to the destigmatization of periods. The pictures are under Creative common License and can be used free of charge. “We know how difficult it is to find good…

British Callaly Is Awarded a Silver Prize at the 2020 Design Intelligence Awards in China

Period care brand and creators of the innovative Tampliner, Callaly have secured a Silver Award at the 5th annual Design Intelligence Awards ceremony. Held on the 19th October 2020 at the China Design Museum in Xiangshan, Zhejiang, a jury evaluated 325 finalists from over 7,000 global entries. Callaly was announced as the only British brand to receive one of the top prizes…

African Femtech Kasha Raises $1M from Swedfund

Swedfund, the Swedish Development finance institution, announced their investment in Kasha Global, a femtech e-commerce platform with subsidiaries in Rwanda and Kenya. Kasha’s platform enables access, education and confidential distribution of women’s contraceptives, menstrual and health products, primarily to underserved women. The company’s innovative multichannel platform supports both offline and online e-commerce, providing customers with the ability to purchase products digitally using…