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These 3 Femtech Startups Made It into Techstars & Barclays’ New ‘Female Founders First’ Accelerator Program

Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and British universal bank, Barclays, have today announced their partnership to launch Female Founders First, a unique program designed to provide 30 trailblazing, female-led companies with resources to grow, scale, and advance their businesses. The 30 selected founders—representing a wide range of industries including health care, legal, finance, e-commerce, and artificial intelligence—will receive access…

Europe Gets Its Very Own Femtech Accelerator: FemTech Lab in London

FemTech Lab, a new London-based femtech accelerator program, today announced the details of its inaugural program. Applications for the first cohort open on December 1. FemTech Lab is a 3 month program, that will kick-off in February 2021. Goal is to help 10 selected startups to take their products to market. During the program, startups get access to world-class experts and resources to scale…

[M]otherboard: Building Relationships Between Care Providers and Birthing Parents

This article was originally published on Medium. We are sharing it here with permission of the author. You can access the original article here. 130 million people give birth around the world every year. Up to 50% of these will have surgical intervention. Medical procedures require consent — but how? Femtech startup founder Amy Haderer is on a mission to make sure that millions…

Amanda Menking: “The unintended consequence of femtech is that it draws our attention to many issues.”

Megan Capriccio’s recently published article Femtech: Controversial or Necessary? initiated some great discussions in our community. To contribute to the conversation, we have reached out to industry experts, founders and researchers and asked them to answer the question: “Should Femtech Be a Thing?”. In the upcoming weeks, we will be sharing their responses. This is the first article in this series. Amanda…

FemTech: Controversial or Necessary?

This article was originally published on Medium. We are sharing it here with permission of the author. You can access the original article here. From period trackers to sexual health apps, pregnancy monitors to menopause health platforms, FemTech is making breakthroughs in providing the latest developments in female and women’s health. FemTech is an abbreviation for female technology and refers to “electronic…

Should I Take Antidepressants for Hot Flashes?

Are you going to hit the “no more periods” zone anytime soon? Are you already dealing with the several discomforts that perimenopausal years bring along? Then you might have experienced the uncomfortable and sudden warmth under your skin and visible red patches over.  We often fail to recognize the subtle signs of hot flashes that appear regularly and disrupt our day-to-day activities.…