Digital Health

Aegis Ventures Announces Partnership with Nine Health Systems to Build and Deploy Healthtech Solutions

Aegis Ventures, a New York-based venture studio, welcomed nine leading health systems as founding members of the Digital Consortium. These health systems will innovate directly with Aegis to co-develop, invest in, and deploy healthtech solutions that address healthcare’s most pressing quality, equity, and cost problems, and enable them to better care for the communities they serve, while generating diversified sources of revenue. The health systems…

The Future of FemTech: A Deep Dive into Women’s Health and Pharma’s Expanding Role

In a recent webinar titled “The Future of FemTech,” hosted by Reuters Events Pharma, industry leaders got together to explore the ever evolving landscape and intersection of women’s health technology also known as FemTech and the pharma industry. The session, moderated by Femtech Insider’s Kathrin Folkendt, featured an expert panel comprising Elcie Chan from Otsuka, Fatima Perez Sastre from Novartis, Paula Antunes…

Ema App Raises Nearly $2M in Funding for Its Conversational AI for Women’s Health

Ema, an AI platform dedicated to transforming women’s health and wellness, has successfully concluded its latest bridge round of funding, securing nearly $2 million. The round saw participation from Kubera Ventures and Victorum Capital, as well as previous investors Hearst Labs, Wormhole Capital, Acumen America, and Techstars. Founded on the principle that women’s health deserves personalized, empathetic, and evidence-based support, Ema leverages…

Sorella Raises €5M to Establish Its Hybrid Women’s Health Care Model in France

Sorella, a French startup focused on improving women’s health, has secured €5M in funding just one year after opening its first health clinic. The investment round was led by blisce/, with Vorwerk Ventures also participating. blisce/, known for its impact investment approach that combines financial goals with social and environmental responsibility, and Vorwerk Ventures, a Berlin-based venture capital firm with a focus…

Singapore-based Women’s Health Platform Ease Healthcare Launches Metabolic Health and Weight Loss Offering

Elevate, the latest digital health platform launched by Ease Healthcare, a leading women’s health ecosystem in Asia, aims to address metabolic health and weight management issues specifically tailored for women. The platform integrates various elements including modern medical practices, expert guidance, community support, and digital tools to provide women with effective solutions for sustainable weight loss and improved metabolic health. “Elevate is…

Badger Notes: Hull University Teaching Hospitals Launch Digital Maternity Records App

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has recently introduced BadgetNet and the accompanying app, Badger Notes to improve access to maternity records for pregnant individuals at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital. This digital platform transitions from paper-based records to an electronic patient record system, allowing users to view their maternity care record and modify their birthing preferences through a web portal or…

Harbor’s Baby Monitor and Sleep Tech Attracts $3.7M Seed Investment

Dallas-based startup Harbor, specializing in infant care technology, has successfully raised $3.7M in a seed funding round. The round was led by Trust Ventures, who were joined by Morrison Seger and Capital Factory. This follows Trust Ventures pre-seed investment in September 2022. Additional notable participants in the seed round include former NFL quarterback Tim and Demi-Leigh Tebow, retired US Professional Tennis player John and Madison…

Eli Lilly’s LillyDirect: Implications for Direct-to-Consumer Women’s Health Startups

With both CES and the JP Morgan conference on the horizon, there’s bound to be plenty to discuss. But before we dive into conference week, let’s delve into a topic that dominated week one of 2024: Eli Lilly’s recent venture, LillyDirect. In today’s Inner Circle brief, we’ll dissect Lilly’s foray into the DTC domain, its significance, and potential impacts on women’s health…