Accelerator

Haleon NEXT Launches Latest Drive to Partner with Emerging Consumer Health and Tech Companies

Haleon’s Re/Wire Health Studio invites third cohort of applications from emerging growth and early-stage consumer health and tech companies around the world Programme aimed at discovering and scaling early-stage consumer health innovators  Launch of Cohort 3 applications sees initiative expand into Indian market  Haleon’s Re/Wire Health Studio helps emerging companies and innovative founders bring to market ground-breaking solutions that will shape the…

Maternal Health Startup Nessle Joins the Inaugural AWS Impact Accelerator for Women Founders

Nessle is a new platform on a mission to revolutionize the way parents connect with perinatal experts in the U.S. New and expectant parents can search for virtual and in-person support from trained experts across the full spectrum of parenting challenges, from fertility through early childhood. As an open marketplace, Nessle invites approved experts to list their products and services–and thereby grow…

MATTER Launches 51 Labs, A New Accelerator Focused on Women’s Health Innovation

Healthcare incubator and innovation hub MATTER is launching 51 Labs, an accelerator focused on women’s health. The name stems from the fact that women are 51 percent of the population. The inaugural year’s program is focused on menopausal transition and includes partners Astellas Pharma US, Walgreens, Parkview Health and University of Chicago Medicine. Women’s health has long been underfunded and under-innovated, given the scale…

Femtech Trendwatch: Accelerators

At the start of each week 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… Spotlight: New Femtech Accelerators Replay: Conversation on Ovarian Aging and Reproductive Longevity with Dr. Jennifer Garrison Startup Spotlight: NuMarra, Chiima Therapeutics, Oya Care And more! Spotlight: Accelerators Only…

These 9 Startups Focused on Women and Sports Are Joining Trailblazer Venture Studio’s First Cohort

A few months ago Elysian Park VC, the private investment arm of the LA Dodgers Ownership Group, the Los Angeles Dodgers, sports legend Billie Jean King and R/GA Ventures teamed up to launch Trailblazer, a new Venture Studio focused on what they believe to be the biggest growth opportunity in sports: women. Cole Van Nice, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Elysian Park Ventures…

Meet the Winners of Organon & Flat6Labs’ Femtech MENA Accelerator Demo Day!

In October 2021 Organon and Flat6Labs set out to address unmet women’s healthcare needs in the MENA region and launched their joint femtech accelerator program. About a year later the first cohort has now graduated and the program concluded with a demo day held at GrEEK Campus in Cairo. At Demo Day the 10 startups who participated in the program pitched their…

FemHealth Founders and StitchCrew Are Launching a New Accelerator Focused on Women’s Health

FemHealth Founders and StitchCrew are teaming up and launching a new accelerator program focused exclusively on women’s health and wellness. FemHealth Founders (FHF) is an innovation hub that empowers female founders to build and lead profitable, women-centric companies that are offering solutions to women’s health-related issues. The organization was founded by three Northwest Arkansas entrepreneurs: April Roy, Elizabeth Prenger, and Natalie Shew.…

Techstars Healthcare: A New Accelerator Sponsored by Cedars-Sinai, Point32Health, UCI Health, and UnitedHealthcare Is Set to Launch in Los Angeles

Leading accelerator Techstars is launching a new program dedicated to innovation in healthcare in Los Angeles. The new Techstars Healthcare accelerator is sponsored by Cedars-Sinai, Point32Health, UCI Health, and UnitedHealthcare, and is designed for founders focused on innovative technology solutions that cut across a variety of segments in the healthcare industry. These segments include, but are not limited to patient experience, physician…