Fertility

Carrot Fertility Adds Menopause and Low Testosterone Support to its Offering

Carrot Fertility, a leading provider of inclusive benefits, is expanding beyond IVF, egg freezing, pregnancy and co as it adds a new suite of services to its offering targeting those going through menopause or struggling with low testosterone. These conditions are most common for people between the ages of 42 and 65. Carrot Fertiliy Co-founder & Chief Medical Officer Asima Ahmad, MD,…

Mind the Gender Health Gap: Reproductive Health Startup Hertility Hits the Streets of London with a New Awareness Campaign

Just last week we talked about the Vagina Museum’s reopening and celebratory women’s health awareness campaign in London here on this blog. And this week reproductive health startup Hertility is following in the organizations footsteps with “The Mother of All Movements”, a new campaign that celebrate reproductive hormones, and aims to demystify fertility for women everywhere. Please mind the Gender Health Gap…

Male Fertility Startup ExSeed Adds £2.5M in Funding to Expand Across Europe

Male fertility startup ExSeed Health has raised a £2.5M seed extension round led by Ascension with participation from Trifork, Hambro Perks and R42 Group. The investment will drive further European expansion. This round brings total seed-stage investment in ExSeed to more than £5M. and comes after the company has maintained average month-on-month sales growth rates of more than 20% in 2021 and quadrupled their sales…

Expecting Introduces a New Digital Database to Help the Fertility Industry Recruit Surrogates

We last spoke about Expecting last November, when the US/Israeli company announced it’s $1M seed round. Following the financing the startup is now launching a new digital database to address the shortage of surrogates, supporting the fertility industry and parents-to-be find and recruit surrogates. Expecting Co-founder & CEO Nadav Raanan shares: “In recent months, the number of available surrogates around the US…

Ro Acquires Sperm Analysis and Storage Company Dadi

DTC healthcare company Ro has acquired Dadi, a fertility company specializing in the facilitation of sperm testing, analysis, and storage. The deal follows Ro’s recent $150M raise and another acquisition in the fertility space (Modern Fertility) last summer. As part of the acquisition, today, Ro is launching the Ro Sperm Kit, an updated and rebranded offering powered by Dadi’s proprietary collection, testing,…

Fertility Expert Dr. Aimee Eyvazzdeh Teams Up with Genomics Company Phosphorus to Launch GeneCompass, a New Holistic Genetic Test

Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh, also known as the “Egg Whisperer” is partnering with Phosphorus, a preventative genomics company, to offer GeneCompass, the first holistic, medical-grade genetic test, to all patients. GeneCompass is the first medical-grade genetic test to cover a broad range of important preventable conditions, not just limited to inherited cancers or cardiovascular disorders. GeneCompass medical content also includes the genetics related to endocrinology, vision…

Ferring Invests in Fertility Platform Robyn with the Option to Acquire the Company

Pharma giant Ferring has finalized a two-year investment agreement including an acquisition option with Robyn, a community-driven fertility platform, that provides access to a network of integrative parental wellness tools, resources, and specialists. Robyn was founded in 2019 by Allison Kasirer and took part in the 2021 cohort of the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars. Prior to Ferring’s investment the company raised $1.2M…

Fertility Focus, the Company Behind OvuSense, Rebrands to viO HealthTech and Expands Its Focus Beyond Reproductive Health

Fertility Focus, the company known for its “family of fertility trackers” that includes OvuSense and OvuCore, is rebranding to viO HealthTech. And it’s not just a name change. Based on the insights gained from 210,000+ tracked cycles, the company is expanding its offering to address women’s health more holistically beyond fertility and moving into Digital Therapeutics (DTx). Over the past years the…