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Health In Her HUE Raises a $1M Pre-Seed Round to Help Women of Color Access Culturally Sensitive Healthcare

New-York based femtech startup Health In Her HUE (HIHH) has raised a $1 million pre-seed Round to build a platform helping Black women and women of color easily access culturally sensitive healthcare providers, health content, and community. Investors in this round include Seae Ventures, The Genius Guild Greenhouse Fund, Unseen Capital, and Female Founders Alliance. Angel syndicates in this round include Pipeline…

HUED Raises a $1.6M Seed Round to Grow Its Platform for Culturally Competent Care

HUED, a healthcare engagement solution tailored to address the healthcare needs of Black and Latinx communities, has announced a $1.6M seed round led by Female Founder Fund. Other participants in the round include Serena Williams’ VC fund Serena Ventures, Black Founders Matter, Gingerbread Capital and angel investor Halle Tecco. HUED was founded by Kimberly Wilson, Female Founders Fund’s first Entrepreneur in Residence,…

Cayaba Care Raises $3.2M in Seed Funding for its Community-Based Maternity Platform for Underserved Women

Cayaba Care, a maternal health company offering community-based clinical services via technology-enabled multidisciplinary care teams, launched today and announced the closing of a $3.2M seed round. Cayaba Care’s technology-enabled, community-based care model addresses current gaps in maternity care for women experiencing social and health inequities. The round was led by Flare Capital with participation from Digitalis Ventures, Kapor Capital, SteelSky Ventures, and…

Juno Medical Raises $5.4M to Revolutionize Healthcare for Underserved Communities

Juno Medical, the modern doctor’s office that’s designed for the 99%, today announces $5.4 million in seed funding led by Vast Ventures. Existing investors Atento Capital, Company Ventures, humbition, RareBreed Ventures, and Lafayette Square will also participate in the round. This milestone coincides with the launch of Juno’s first flagship location in Harlem, NY after several months of rapid growth providing care for thousands…

Jeeva Wants to Help Increase Patient Diversity in Clinical Trials

While nearly 40% of Americans belong to a racial or ethnic minority, the base of patients who participate in clinical trials for new drugs skew heavily white—in some cases, 80 to 90 percent. “How,” asks Dr. Harsha Rajasimha, founder and CEO of Jeeva Informatics, “can a drug aimed at the general public be trusted if its effect on other races and ethnicities is…

The Bob Woodruff Foundation Partners with US Fertility to Support Discounts on Fertility Treatments for Injured Veterans

Today, the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) has announced its partnership with US Fertility to drive awareness of discounted fertility treatments for veterans with service-related injuries to help them grow their families. For five years, the Bob Woodruff Foundation’s Veterans In-Vitro InitiAtive (VIVA) has complemented fertility treatment services provided by the government to ensure military service does not preclude veterans from growing their families. This partnership with…

Medela Partners with Good+Foundation to Support 850 Breastfeeding Families in Need

Breast pump brand Medela has announced an in-kind donation to benefit breastfeeding families in recognition of 40 years supporting families across the USA. The donation includes Medela double electric breast pumps and nursing tanks and bras that will be used to support 850 new and expectant mothers in need to be distributed by Good+Foundation, a non-profit organization and long-time Medela partner. Good+Foundation…

Fertility Company Kindbody Launches a New Full-Service Mobile Clinic in Denver

Kindbody, a leading fertility and family-building company, today announced the launch of a full-service mobile fertility clinic in Denver, Colorado at 2500 East 1st Avenue. The mobile clinic launch will be followed by the opening of a Denver retail location at 220 Josephine Street in the fall and will serve the immediate demand from Denver employers and patients for best-in-class fertility services and care. With two fully outfitted…