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K’ept Health wins HITLAB’s Women’s Health Tech Challenge

Since launching the Women’s Health Tech Challenge in 2018, HITLAB has committed to being at the forefront of impactful change in women’s health, inviting global innovators and entrepreneurs to come together every year to propose their novel solutions to health issues affecting women everywhere. Last week on Women’s Entrepreneurship Day a global audience came together again for HITLAB’s third-annual Women’s Health Tech Challenge. Five femtech founders…

Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Board Diversity for Listed Companies

Nasdaq has filed a proposal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to adopt new listing rules related to board diversity and disclosure. If approved by the SEC, the new listing rules would require all companies listed on Nasdaq’s U.S. exchange to publicly disclose consistent, transparent diversity statistics regarding their board of directors. Additionally, the rules would require most Nasdaq-listed companies to have, or explain why they…

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…

EHE Health Partners with Femtech Startup Wildflower Health to Launch Their New App for Maternal and Family Health

EHE Health, a preventive and primary healthcare provider organization, launched Thrive Now, its first-ever, clinically-integrated, mobile health app last week. The app is designed to help women prepare for healthy pregnancies, improve maternal and infant health and minimize the risks and costs of preventable complications before and after delivery. Thrive Now offers a set of highly personalized tools and content, powered by femtech…

Dame Hilda Lloyd Network: A New Group Promotes Multidisciplinary Research in Women’s Health

A new group, the Dame Hilda Lloyd Network, has just launched in the West Midlands. The women’s health research network aims to bring together researchers, clinicians & medical students to work towards improving women & children health through multi-disciplinary research embedded within excellent clinical care. The objectives of the network include: Providing opportunities to develop new research collaborations Embedding Patient and Public…

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.…

Babyscripts Adds Three New Board Members: Krista Drobac, Christina Jenkins, MD, and Fran Soistman, Jr.

Babyscripts, a virtual care platform for managing obstetrics, recently welcomed Krista Drobac; Christina Jenkins, MD; and Fran Soistman, Jr. to the Babyscripts Advisory Board. The new group of advisors will offer guidance on Babyscripts’ payer strategy: a unique collaboration for care coordination between Babyscripts, the payer and the provider that seeks to open up new pathways to reimbursement and expand access to…

Cara Delevingne Joins Sextech Startup Lora DiCarlo as Co-Owner & Creative Advisor

We talked about Dakota Johnson’s decision to join sexual wellness brand maude a litte earlier this week. And.. well.. We have some more “celebrity news” to share! Actress and model Cara Delevingne is joining sextech startup Lora DiCarlo as new co-owner and creative adviser. Lora DiCarlo was founded in 2017 and is on a mission to elevate the sex toy industry with…