Investment

Sexual Wellness Startup Pique Launches with $4M in Seed Funding and an Offering Targeting Post-menopausal Women

Los Angeles-based Pique has raised $4M in seed funding led by Maveron to further build out and continue scaling accessible, effective, sexual health care solutions for women. The company launches its first offering today targeting post-menopausal women with a holistic solution that combines medical expertise with mental, physical, hormonal, and social factors to offer patients holistic, personalized care.  In the United States, 43% of…

Women’s Health Biotech Company Oviva Raises $11.5M in Seed Funding to Address Ovarian Aging

Women’s health biotech company Oviva Therapeutics has announced an in-licensing agreement with Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) of a family of patents, as well as $11.5M in seed funding, to develop first-in-class therapeutics to improve healthspan, the period of life spent in good health, in women. Oviva Therapeutics addresses the vast unmet need in women’s health by expanding funding, research, and clinical development of treatments…

Cayaba Care Raises a $12M Series A to Expand Maternity Health Access and Services to Underserved Populations

Maternal health startup Cayaba Care has raised $12M in Series A funding round to to increase staff, launch in additional markets and further invest in technology solutions that will increase access to much-needed holistic maternity services. The round was led by Seae Ventures and Kapor Capital with participation from Wellington Partners, Citi Impact Fund, and Rhia Ventures. This round brings total funding raised…

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…

GE Healthcare Partners with Maternal Health Medtech Company Pulsenmore Including Up to $50M Investment

GE Healthcare has entered into an agreement to invest up to $50 million in Israeli startup Pulsenmore, marking another strategic step forward in enabling precision health. This investment is aimed at accelerating global adoption of Pulsenmore’s homecare ultrasound solutions and will also support their goal to pursue U.S. FDA clearance and commercial expansion. In addition to its equity investment, GE Healthcare will…

Newly Launched Impact Fund Beyond Capital Ventures Invests in Kasha’s Series A2 Bridge Round

A few years ago Eva Yazhari, General Partner at Beyond Capital Ventures (BCV) witnessed how a close relative passed away during childbirth in Tanzania. The experience stuck with her and in 2021, backed by an 11-year track record in investing, she announced the closing of BCV’s Fund I. BCV’s mission is to bring change to East Africa and India, where 1 billion…

Hannah Life Technologies Raises a $5.15M Pre-Series A to Take Its At-Home Fertility Solution to Market

Fertility startup Hannah Life Technologies has raised $5.15 million in pre-Series A funding led by Monk’s Hill Ventures. Other participants in the round include Golden Gate Ventures, Anthro Ventures and medical technology entrepreneur Dr. Jack Wang. The company was co-founded in 2019 by Benjamin Tee and Prusothman Raja, is based in Singapore and participated in Y Combinator’s S20 cohort. in an interview…

Maternal Health Startup Mahmee Raises a $9.2M Series A to Invest in Growth and Partnerships

Maternal health startup Mahmee has raised a $9.2M Series A led by the Growth Equity Business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The round also features participation from existing investors including Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Muse Capital, Backstage Capital, The Helm, and Pipeline Angels. As part of the round, Anna Mason, Managing Partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed…