Accelerator

Launched: Trailblazer, A New Venture Studio Dedicated to Women and Sport

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 are teaming up to launch Trailblazer, a new Venture Studio focused on what they believe to be the biggest growth opportunity in sports: women. Trailblazer will partner with entrepreneurs and companies— from early-stage startups to later-stage businesses…

Meet 15 Startups from Y Combinator’s W22 Batch We’re Watching Closely Right Now

Yes.. It is indeed that time of the year again… As always we made time to look through hundreds of startups who just graduated from Y Combinator (Batch W22) to share with you who we believe can truly make an impact in the women’s health space (either directly or indirectly). Here we go! 👇 BBy: BBy powders breast milk that’s immunologically active…

Femtech Startups Unfabled and Health in Her HUE Join the Inaugural Cohort of GSK’s Re/Wire Health Studio Accelerator

GSK NEXT, the innovation arm of the science-led global consumer healthcare company GSK has announced the six startups joining its inaugural cohort of The Re/Wire Health Studio in partnership with R/GA Ventures. This studio is focused on next-generation everyday health solutions in oral health, mental resilience, and women’s health and wellness. Femtech startups Health in Her HUE (US) and Unfabled (UK) are…

Leading Accelerators DigitalHealth.London and Cedars-Sinai Partner to Support Healthtech Companies’ Internationalization Efforts

Leading accelerators programs DigitalHealth.London and the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator have announced a new partnership supporting international adoption of some of the US and UK’s best healthtech companies. The partnership will also utilize the deep healthcare knowledge and networks held by both organizations, to support companies who have taken part in either of the accelerator programs, to navigate and gain traction in a new…

Organon Teams Up with Flat6Labs to Launch a New Femtech Accelerator Program in the Middle East & North Africa

Women’s health pharma company Organon and Flat6Labs are launching a new femtech accelerator program to help female-founded digital health start-ups, across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), succeed by providing support to build products, test market fit, and improve their business models. The announcement was made at a thought leadership panel discussion hosted by Organon at EXPO 2020 in Dubai. Held…

Next Health Accelerator, a New Senegalese Program Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health in Africa, Announces its First Cohort

Intrepid Entrepreneurs has recently announced the 9 selected startups that represent the inaugural cohort of the Next Health Accelerator, that aims to support African, female entrepreneurs disrupting the sexual and reproductive health. The 9 startups chosen represent 7 countries: The DRC, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda.  Next Health Accelerator is a 6-month program to catalyze startups for investor readiness and value chain access. The program’s focus is on sexual and reproductive health and self-care and is…

Meet 5 Femtech Companies Graduating from Y Combinator This Week!

It’s that time of the year again… Y Combinator Demo Day. And as always we had a look through the 300+ companies, that were part of the most recent batch (S21) to see if any of them are active in the women’s health space. And indeed we found a few femtech startups, that are getting ready to pitch this week! Below is an…

Opportunity: Applications Open for DigitalHealth.London’s Flagship Accelerator Program

DigitalHealth.London is currently accepting applications for its flagship Accelerator program. The year-long program targets digital health companies with a product or service that has high potential to meet the current challenges facing the NHS and social care today, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and as detailed in the NHS Long Term Plan. Digital health startups selected for the program will…