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Flourish Raises $1M+ in Pre-seed Funding to Launch Its Holistic Women’s Wellness Platform

Austin-based Flourish has raised more than $1M in pre-seed funding to launch and expand its platform for holistic women’s health, addressing the full spectrum of behavioral health from nutrition to hydration, sleep to stress, relationships to movement. The round was led by True Wealth Ventures with participation from Halogen VC, and angel investor Monique Nolk-Yates. Flourish was founded by Claire Siegel, a…

What’s New in Femtech This Week? (Jan 6, 2022)

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. Highlights Kiira Health raises $4M to transform healthcare for young, multicultural women starting on college campuses. Sequel launches with $5M in seed funding to take its patented, leakage-preventing tampon to market. ianacare raises…

Carrot Fertility Partners with imaware to Launch a New At-Home Female Fertility and Wellness Test

Carrot Fertility, the fertility healthcare and family-forming benefits provider for employers and health plans, is launching new capabilities for members to perform at-home fertility hormone and related biomarker monitoring. This custom, one-of-a-kind test kit goes beyond traditional fertility hormone tests to offer a more complete picture of fertility health, enabling earlier action and interventions from the comfort of home. The Female Fertility…

ianacare Raises a $12.1M Series A to Change the Family Caregiver Experience

Boston-based ianacare, which provides comprehensive, tech-enabled caregiver support through employers and health plans, has raised a $12.1M Series A investment led by Greycroft with participation from 8VC, SemperVirensVC, Able Partners, and Brown Alumni Group, along with follow-on investments from existing investors Slow, Founder Collective, Indicator Ventures, Entree Capital, Cue Ball, Service Provider Capital, and AARP. As part of the raise, Greycroft partner…

The Ava Bracelet May Be Covered Through Your Employee Benefits

Essential Takeaways If you have fertility benefits through your employer, there’s a good chance Ava Fertility is a covered benefit. If you have benefits through Carrot and Ava Fertility is covered, you can get it here. If you have benefits through Maven Wallet and the Ava bracelet is covered, log in to your Maven account to check and learn how to claim…

Ovia Health Collaborates With Nurx to Add Birth Control Tracking to Its Fertility Mobile App

Ovia Health, a clinically-backed, digital family health platform, today announced the launch of a new birth control tracking feature on the Ovia Fertility mobile app in collaboration with Nurx, a healthcare service providing hassle-free access to birth control and emergency contraceptives. The new feature is designed to help women stay on top of their preferred method of birth control, and it allows users…

BD Acquires Scanwell to Expand and Scale Digital At-Home Testing

Around two years ago Scanwell went to market together with Lemonaid to launch a first-of-its-kind smartphone test for UTIs. Two weeks ago the medtech company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) has announced its acquisition. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. BD collaborated with Scanwell to develop the app used with the recently launched BD Veritor At-Home COVID-19 Test, an at-home COVID-19…

Femtech Trendwatch: Predictions for Femtech in 2022, WOC in Women’s Health Innovation & Investment Round-up December

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