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Spotlight: Vaginal Health

Vaginal health is a vital element of women’s overall well-being, and it encompasses factors such as pH balance, microbiota composition, hormonal influences, and hygiene practices. Maintaining a healthy vaginal environment is essential not only for comfort but also for preventing potential health issues. Understanding vaginal health and identifying relevant biomarkers can lead to innovative solutions.  A company that embodies this principle is Evvy, who recently announced the…

Femtech Investment Round-up (September 2023)

At the beginning of each month, we look back and share which companies have announced new funding rounds. Below is August 2023’s round-up. Investments Partum Health secures $3.1M in seed funding to expand access to pregnancy and postpartum care services in the United States. You’ve found some of our exclusive Inner Circle Content. This article is only available for our Inner Circle…

An Overview of the Emerging Sexual Wellness Ecosystem

Last week we got to talk about all things sexual health and wellness in our Inner Circle webinar focused on the Sexual Wellness Ecosystem. If you missed it, don’t you worry! For those of you who were unable to attend, we are summarizing some of the main topics we covered in our brief today. First up… ➡️ Understanding Sexual Wellness Often misunderstood as merely…

Spotlight: Ovarian Cancer

As we highlighted last week, September is Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month. After exploring the landscape of challenges and opportunities in gynecological cancer treatment, this week we’re zeroing in on Ovarian Cancer. Specifically, we’ll introduce you to the startups making waves in diagnostics and care for this often-fatal condition. A Quick Recap: What is Ovarian Cancer? Ovarian cancer originates in the ovaries, the female reproductive glands responsible…

Innovation in Gynecological Cancer Diagnostics and Care

September is recognized as Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month, making it an especially important time to focus on these significant health issues affecting women. Gynecological cancers are a significant concern in women’s health, affecting millions globally each year. These cancers are unique to the female reproductive system and can manifest in various ways, depending on the organ affected. Early detection and treatment are critical for…

Femtech Investment Round-up (August 2023)

At the beginning of each month, we look back and share which companies have announced new funding rounds. Below is August 2023’s round-up. Investments Nevia Bio secures $3M in seed funding to advance machine learning in women’s health diagnostics You’ve found some of our exclusive Inner Circle Content. This article is only available for our Inner Circle Members. To read on: Sign…

The Future of Contraception

First Things First: Why Do We Need Innovation in Contraception? Contraception is far more than a healthcare niche; it’s a transformative instrument with broad societal impact. It enables more sustainable and healthy family structures through family planning and has a profound influence on women’s empowerment by allowing for greater educational and career advancements. In terms of health, it can significantly impact both maternal and child health and from…

Femtech Investment Round-up (July 2023)

At the beginning of each month, we look back and share which companies have announced new funding rounds. Below is July 2023’s round-up. Investment Round-up Béa Fertility secures £2.5M to launch its at-home fertility treatment in the UK. HerMD adds $18M to expand its women’s health clinic network. Peppermint launches its online clubhouse for active adults 55+ with $8M in seed funding.…