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Femtech Trendwatch: Femtech in the UAE, Employer Health Benefits Trends & Beauty meets Women’s Health

Every Monday we share a quick “best of” from the week that was with our Inner Circle members. What’s trending in the Femtech Insider community and beyond? We’ve got you covered! In this week’s brief we talk about Femtech in the UAE, plus… KKF’s 2021 Employer Health Benefits Survey Psychedelics Resources Event: Trends at the Intersection of Beauty and Women’s Health 8 Femtech Startups…

The 8 Top Femtech Startups in the UAE

Over the past few weeks Organon launched a femtech accelerator addressing the MENA region, Nabta Health’s Sophie Smith kicked off 2022 Angels, an angel investing initiative in MENAT, Asian Femtech NGO Femtech Up is looking at branching out into the Middle East with the support of Dubai-based DellaHQ founder Karen Heng and a few European early stage startups are starting to explore opportunities…

Hims & Hers Launches a New Mobile App Combining Education, E-commerce and Telehealth

Hims & Hers, the multi-specialty telehealth platform focused on providing modern personalized health and wellness experiences to consumers, today unveiled its plans to provide more complete, holistic and personalized care experiences with the launch of the Hims & Hers mobile app. The Company intends to begin rolling out the app to its over 500,000 subscription members in the coming weeks. “Today marks…

Organon Announces Plans to Acquire Forendo Pharma, a Biotech Company Targeting Endometriosis and PCOS

Organon and Forendo Pharma today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement, under which Organon will acquire Forendo, a clinical-stage drug development company focused on novel treatments in women’s health. Forendo is pioneering the science of intracrinology, addressing disease through a novel, tissue-specific approach. Its lead clinical compound is an investigational, potentially first-in-class oral 17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (HSD17B1)…

Patient Education Company Mytonomy Releases a New Video-based Learning Platform for Maternal Health

Mytonomy, a leader in video-based patient engagement and healthcare microlearning video education, is advancing patient education with its new Cloud for Maternal Care, a comprehensive virtual care offering for all expectant and new mothers spanning healthy pregnancy, labor and delivery, and postpartum. “Our Cloud for Maternal Care gives every woman an on-demand concierge-like experience, providing the right information for each stage of…

Amazon AWS Financially Supports Tidepool’s Period Project to Explore the Connection between Diabetes and Women’s Health

Tidepool, a 501(c)3 nonprofit committed to providing software at no charge to the diabetes community, has received financial support from Amazon Web Services (AWS) in support of the Tidepool Period Project, a new initiative that strives to address the unmet needs of people with diabetes who menstruate. This funding will support prototype concepts and user interface designs for both the clinician and…

What’s New in Femtech This Week? (Nov 11, 2021)

Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on “all things femtech and women’s health innovation”. This is the latest edition. If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so at the bottom of this page. “Today, more and more people are realizing that understanding and measuring your body’s biochemistry is key for a long and healthy life. For women, in particular,…

VC to Operator: Forward Partners’ Dr. Louise Rix Joins Béa Fertility as the Company’s New Chief Medical Officer

Dr Louise Rix, a former VC at Forward Partners, is making the leap into a startup operator role and joining fertility startup Béa Fertility as the company’s new Chief Medical Officer. She will bring both tech and health expertise to her new role, is a qualified medical doctor and spent several years on the NHS frontline. Béa Fertility was co-founded by femtech…