Consumer Health

Uber Health Introduces Uber Caregiver to Support and Empower Caregivers

Uber Health has recently introduced Uber Caregiver, a new solution designed to support caregivers and their loved ones. Starting this summer, care-receivers will be able to add caregivers to their Uber profile, enabling them to request and monitor rides and deliveries, and utilize eligible health benefits for payments. This solution aims to enhance the caregiving experience by maximizing ancillary healthcare benefits and…

Baby Food Brand Amara Secures $20M in Series B Funding

Amara, an organic baby food brand, recently announced the successful closure of an oversubscribed $20 million Series B funding round. The minority financing was led by HumanCo Investments, with participation from Melitas Venture Capital and Touch Capital, among others. Founded by Jessica Sturzenegger, Amara has garnered attention for its proprietary methods in creating shelf-stable baby food. The company plans to utilize the…

Spain-based Domma Secures €950K in Funding to Advance Menopause Support and Care

Spain-based Domma, a startup dedicated to the research, treatment, and support of menopause, has successfully raised €950K in funding, a combination of capital increase and debt. This round, led by Secways, also saw participation from existing investor Antai Ventures, several business angels with sector expertise and ENISA. Founded in Barcelona by Cristina Martínez and Mireia Roca, Domma plans to allocate the new…

Unfabled Secures $1.6M to Grow and Evolve Its Women’s Health Focused Consumer Platform

Unfabled, a marketplace startup dedicated to women’s health and wellbeing, has secured $1.6 million in funding, raising its total funding to $2 million. The investment aims to fuel the growth of Unfabled’s consumer platform, data science capabilities, and B2B channel. The B2B aspect of Unfabled, a market intelligence platform, delivers crucial insights into consumer behavior, helping healthcare businesses in advancing women’s health.…

Amazon Aggregator Forum Brands Acquires Organic Period Care Brand Lola

Forum Brands, an aggregator specializing in Amazon-focused brands, has acquired Lola, a company known for its organic period care products. Lola, established in 2014 by Alexandra Friedman and Jordana Kier, differentiates itself in the market with its 100% organic cotton tampons, pads, and sanitary products. The acquisition, terms of which were not disclosed, aligns with Forum Brands’ strategy to expand in health…

Perelel Secures $6M Series A Funding Led by Unilever Ventures

Los Angeles-based Perelel Health, specializing in prenatal and postnatal vitamins, announced securing a $6M Series A investment, led by Unilever Ventures. Additional investors include Willow Growth and Selva Ventures. Founded in 2020 by Alex Taylor, Victoria Thain Gioia, and Dr. Banafsheh Bayati MD, OB/GYN, Perelel Health has shown consistent growth, evidenced by its year-over-year expansion. To date, the company has raised a…

Vivoo Unveils New At-Home UTI Test at CES 2024

Vivoo, a wellness app renowned for offering personalized nutrition and lifestyle guidance through at-home urine tests, has introduced a new at-home Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) testing product at CES 2024. This recent addition, recognized as a CES 2024 Innovation Awards honoree, delivers results within minutes and is aimed at simplifying the process of health monitoring and facilitating quicker connections with healthcare professionals.…

Hey Freya Secures $500K in Angel Funding to Advance Women’s Wellness Through Doctor-Formulated Supplements

hey freya, a company dedicated to advancing women’s wellness, has recently completed a $500K Angel funding round led by Goddess Fun+d along with participation from other aligned investors and family offices. Founded in 2022 by Helkin Berg, Cecilia Tse, and Thara Vayali, hey freya has set its sights on offering a comprehensive solution to women’s top health concerns. Their solution encompasses at-home…