Ecosystem

Forth Launches a New TV Campaign Focused on Perimenopause in the UK

Forth is the company behind MyFORM, an at-home hormone blood test, and on a mission to empower women to become experts of their own body through scientific knowledge and understanding. MyFORM tests the four key female hormones – FSH, Luteinising Hormone, Oestrogen and Progesterone, which allows Forth’s proprietary AI algorithm to predict how each hormone fluctuates across a woman’s individual cycle length.…

Kindbody Teams Up with The Muse to Understand How Job Seeking Efforts Have Shifted Post-Roe

Kindbody and The Muse have released the results of a recent survey on how job seeking efforts across the U.S. have shifted since post-Roe. The results are based on the responses of 3000+ The Muse readers and email subscribers. Some highlights: Generally, healthcare benefits, which serve fertility, family-building, and reproductive decisions, become more important to people as they age. More than half…

Mozilla Releases a New Report Investigating the Privacy and Security Features of Reproductive Health Apps

The Mozilla Foundation has been publishing its *Privacy Not Included report several times a year for the past couple of years. Its latest edition of the report puts special emphasis on pregnancy apps, period trackers, and wearables used to manage reproductive health. Ashley Boyd, VP of Advocacy at Mozilla explains in a blogpost: “During my time at Mozilla, I’ve sometimes encountered individuals…

Impact.51, A New Startup Studio Focused on Women’s Health, Opens Its Doors in Israel

After founding women’s health innovation focused NGO & community NOGAFem in Israel a while ago, co-founders Dr. Ronell Klingman and Dr. Michal Sela are now expanding their impact and launching impact.51, a new venture studio. Goal of the new incubator, that was co-created with Think Creative’s Michal Shalem and Michal Lebenthal Andreson, is to scale a critical mass pipeline of ideation and…

Dame Lesley Regan Is England’s New Women’s Health Ambassador

England has its first Women’s Health Ambassador and it is Dame Lesley Regan, who is bringing with her a raft of expertise spanning a 42-year career in women’s health with particular interest in miscarriage, period problems, gynaecological surgery and menopause. She will support the implementation of the upcoming women’s health strategy, that aims to tackle the gender health gap and ensure services…

Korian and Kamet Ventures Partner to Create and Accelerate Digital Health Solutions for Better Chronic Disease Management

Korian, a European services Group for elderly and fragile people, and Kamet Ventures, a European Venture builder with track-record in the digital health space are partnering to invent and co-build innovative solutions for better chronic diseases management.  Chronic diseases are a major public health challenge. Defined as long-term conditions with various levels of severity that may not have a cure, the diagnosis…

Digital Therapeutics Alliance and Healthware Group Partner to Scale Access to Digital Therapeutics in Europe

The Digital Therapeutics Alliance (DTA) and Healthware Group are partnering to form a coalition convening thought leaders, policymakers, and professional and trade associations from across the European region to discuss and develop harmonised pathways for the recognition and scalability of digital therapeutics (DTx) at the local, national, and regional levels. Developing this pan-European coalition will be a catalyzing factor for the successful scaling of DTx therapies…

Goddess Gaia Ventures and Capital Enterprise’s P4 Precision Medicine Accelerator Are Joining Forces to Accelerate Startups Focused on Female Health

“The Future of Femtech”, an event co-organized by Goddess Gaia Ventures, a women’s health focused ventures fund, and Capital Enterprises, a UK-based startup ecosystem builder, brought together the local femtech community in London earlier this week. Among the highlights was a panel discussion, that featured Syrona Health Co-founder Anya Roy, Panakeia Co-founder Pahini Pandya, Consultant Physician in Sexual Health and HIV Medicine…