Startup

Zaya Launches in New York: “Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic, We See an Adoption Rate, that Exceeds Our Expectations.”

While the COVID-19 crisis surely brings uncertainty for many, some businesses are suddenly seeing somewhat unexpected demand. Zaya, a startup connecting expecting parents in New York, where the company recently launched, to a team of doulas and midwives, is one of them. We spoke to Zaya founder Leoni Runge about maternal care and cultural differences, her experience launching during the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Monica Karpinski: What Fundraising as a Solo Femtech Founder Is Really Like (Podcast)

The Femedic founder Monica Karpinski talks with Femtech Insider’s Kathrin Folkendt about her journey as a solo femtech founder. Monika recently raised a seed-round and shares how she did it. She talks about what it was like to learn about fundraising as a first-time entrepreneur, what motivated her to keep going in moments of doubt and why she thinks peer support is…