Interview

Brilliantly’s Kristen Carbone: “I hope to broaden the scope of what’s out there for women navigating life after an experience with breast cancer.”

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share Brilliantly’s founding story as told by founder Kristen Carbone. Brilliantly‘s mission…

Featured Funder: Eva de Mol, Partner at Capital T

In our Featured Funder Series we regularly introduce you to investors interested in the femtech space. Know someone who should be featured or want to learn about the initiative and previously featured Features Funders? Click here. Today’s featured funder is Eva de Mol, Partner at Capital T. Tell us a little more about yourself! How did you get into investing? I have always been passionate about…

Starter Story: How Talking Contraception over Dinner Led Alice Pelton to Founding Femtech Startup The Lowdown

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share The Lowdown’s founding story as told by co-founder Alice Pelton.…

Essity’s Marie-Laure Mahé: “With Essity Ventures we are cooperating with top-notch femtech innovations that can revolutionize the future of women’s health.”

For years, Essity, a leading health and hygiene company, has been on a mission to break barriers to women’s wellbeing through innovative solutions and bold campaigns. “With Essity Ventures, we take one step forward in this direction cooperating with top-notch femtech innovations that can revolutionize the future of women’s health at different life stages,” says Marie-Laure Mahé, Head of Essity Ventures and…

“What Women Want” at GIANT Health: An Interview with the Organizers from COYA Partners

This year’s GIANT Health conference is a week away and, as so many other events, is taking its program online this year. What’s exciting is that it also features an entire track dedicated to femtech and women’s health, which brings together women’s health experts from all corners of our ecosystem, who will discuss, as the title says, “What Women Want” on December…

Garmin’s New Pregnancy Tracking Feature: Meet the Maker!

After adding menstrual tracking in 2019, Garmin recently announced pregnancy tracking, giving moms-to-be a snapshot of their pregnancy along other health and activity data. Through its Garmin Connect app and competiple smartwatch, users can log pregnancy related symptoms, track baby movement, create customizable reminders, and more. This new feature was created for women by women and if you’re curious how pregnancy tracking…

World Menopause Day 2020: 4 Founders’ Reflections on the Past Year in the World of #MenoTech

October 18, 2020. World Menopause Day aka a couple of *really* busy days for our colleagues innovating for women going through or approaching menopause. Lots of launches, lots of events, lots of press and lots of interest for a condition that affects every single woman on this planet and has been underserved, underresearched and underfunded for far too long. A good sign!…

Featured Funder: Wendy Anderson, Co-Founder at The Case for Her

In our Featured Funder Series we regularly introduce you to investors interested in the femtech space. Know someone who should be featured or want to learn about the initiative and previously featured Features Funders? Click here. Today’s featured funder is Wendy Anderson, Co-founder at The Case for Her. Tell us a little more about yourself! How did you get into investing? I began angel investing in 2014…