Events

These 11 Femtech and Famtech Companies Participated in Upstate Capital’s Invest NY Women’s Health Showcase Last Week

Women’s health is a new focal point for investors. More research and more investment dollars are going into solving healthcare challenges that are specific to women such as breast cancer and ovarian cancer, fertility, pregnancy, birthing, and menopause. Some healthcare issues disproportionately affect women like infant care, but others such as heart disease have not had solutions developed which meaningfully consider gender…

These 10 Innovation Spotlight Finalists Will Pitch at this Year’s Women’s Health Innovation Summit

Women’s health today is under-served from innovation and clinical science standpoints with outdated practices and lack of much-needed attention from key players including investors and insurers. It is imperative to develop the eco-system, shift mindsets and embrace a holistic, women-centered approach. The Women’s Health Innovation Summit is the sector’s leading platform committed to strengthening the network, tackling unmet needs and championing innovative approaches and solutions. Our focus…

Event: Investing and Fundraising in Healthtech and Femtech (Women of Wearables)

On June 17 Women of Wearables (WoW) are running an all-day conference about investing and fundraising in healthtech and femtech targeted at with startups, investors and experts. Investing and Fundraising in HealthTech and FemTech is a global virtual conference answering all your questions about fundraising and investing in this space. It’s a global meetup of investors and founders sharing their insights, knowledge,…

VIMPROs: Why Heal Capital Is Building a Community of Vertically Integrated Micro-Providers in Europe and Beyond

The consumerization of healthcare is well on the way as the recent rise in popularity of digital health has more and more patients looking for more convenience and an overall better care experience when accessing healthcare services. European VC Heal Capital has built a thesis based on this trend and backs mission-driven, category-defining healthtech companies. At the core of Heal Capital’s thesis…

FemTechnology: An Interview with FemTech Summit Organizer and Medical Student Oriana Kraft

Throughout history women have been considered ‘aberrations’ from the norm, rather than a crucial and vital part of the population to be included in medical trials and long-term studies. This has resulted in missing data sets and a lack of understanding, diagnosis and treatment of many gynecological conditions, as well as unwanted pharmaceutical side effects for non-gynecological diseases, delays in care, underdiagnoses…

Event: Women 40+ Innovation Summit

In 2021 the team behind Women’s Health Innovation Summit is organizing a series of events leading up to its signature event in the fall. The second event in this series, the Women 40+ Innovation Summit will take place virtually on June 22 & 23. Whilst there has been an improved focus on Women’s Health and Femtech Innovations, the industry has yet to extend its innovative arm…

Meet the 6 Innovation Spotlight Finalists from this Week’s Fertility Innovation Summit

Women’s health today is under-served from innovation and clinical science standpoints with outdated practices and lack of much-needed attention from key players including investors and insurers. It is imperative to develop the eco-system, shift mindsets and embrace a holistic, women-centered approach. Today’s Fertility Innovation Summit is the second installment of Women’s Health Innovation Summit’s Women’s Health Innovation Series, which runs throughout 2021. Reproductive-health-supporting technologies and research advances…

FemTech Summit: FemTech Focus is Celebrating Its 100th Podcast Episode

About a year ago FemTech Focus launched their signature podcast and has since released 100 episodes portraying leaders from all across the women’s health innovation ecosystem. Guests have included founders, investors, researchers and many others who are united in their determination to make a difference in women’s health. To celebrate the 100th episode FemTech Focus is now organizing FemTech Summit, a 2-day…