Fertility

Oma Fertility Launches with $37.5M in Funding to Improve IVF Outcomes Through AI-Enabled, Empathetic Care

Oma Fertility, a division of Oma Robotics, was founded in 2020 by a team of engineers, AI experts, and fertility specialists who believe that combining AI and robotics in the lab and human-centered care in the clinic will make parenthood possible for more people. The company’s first innovation is Oma Sperm InSight, which uses AI to help pinpoint the most promising sperm…

Nature Publishes the Results of an Evaluation of Ovation Fertility and Presagen’s Novel Decentralized AI Learning Algorithm

Ovation Fertility and AI company Presagen have collaborated to develop a novel decentralized artificial intelligence (AI) learning model that enhances AI training while adhering to data privacy laws. When training AI, it’s critical to use multiple, diverse data sources. This results in unbiased and generalized AI. However, privacy laws prevent researchers from moving data outside of the country of origin. To combat this issue,…

Kindbody Acquires Genomics Company Phosphorus Labs Bringing Genetic Testing & Screening In-house

Fertility and family-building benefits provider Kindbody is acquiring Phosphorus Labs, a preventative genomics company. The acquisition and addition of Phosphorus’s state-of-the-art reference laboratory will bring Kindbody’s genetic testing and screening in-house to deliver a seamless continuum of patient care. The Phosphorus team of critical intellectual capital geneticists and lab technicians will join Kindbody as its new KindLabs division. Just a few months…

Fertility Company Apricity acquires Period Tracking and Community Support App Woom

London-based Apricity, the company known for its virtual fertility clinics, has acquired Woom, a women’s health app offering period tracking and community support for those trying to conceive. Woom was founded in 2015 by Clelia Morales and Laurence Fontinoy in Spain and has created a robust AI engine that offers a personalized period tracker and manages a community of 1.8 million registered…

Fairtility Raises $15M in Series A Funding to Advance Its AI-Powered IVF Platform

Fairtility, the company behind CHLOE EQ, an AI platform designed to improve IVF ourcomes, has raised $15M in Series A funding round, bringing total funding to $18.5M to date. The round was led by Gurnet Point Capital with participation from Nacre Capital and additional investors. Lacking objective and consistent methods for consolidating and interpreting end-to-end data from the embryology lab, IVF yields suboptimal…

Women’s Health Company Tia Expands Its Offering Adding Fertility Services

Women’s health company Tia is launching fertility services that include fertility assessments, prevention-focused care as well as support for patients trying to conceive. Tia Co-founder & CEO Carolyn Witte shares: “As we look toward a post-Roe America, women’s fertility choices have taken on a whole new meaning. Like abortion, we believe that fertility care is healthcare, period, and an integral part of…

Legacy Raises $25M in Series B Funding with Plans to Go Hybrid and Invest in Growth

Male fertility startup Legacy has raised $25M in Series B funding led by Bain Capital Ventures. Other participants in the round include existing investors FirstMark Capital, Section 32 and TQ Ventures, as well as new investor Valor Equity Partners. This financing brings the company’s total funding to $45M. Legacy was founded in 2018 by Khaled Kteily with the goal to demystify male…

Hertility Acquires Netherlands-based Hormone Testing Company Grip as It Gears Up for International Expansion

A couple of weeks ago Hertility took over London with its thought-provoking out-of-home campaign, but the company’s ambitions clearly aren’t limited to the UK. Today, as Hertility gears up for rapid international expansion, the company is announcing the acquisition of Netherlands-based competitor Grip. Until now, comprehensive data on women’s health hasn’t existed, but acquiring Grip will expand Hertility’s own dataset and help…