Investment

Berlin-based Fertility Benefits Platform Apryl Raises €4.1M to Invest in Growth

Apryl, a Berlin-based fertility and family planning benefits platform has raised €4.1M led by Breega to invest in growth. Other participants in the round include Atlantic Labs, Crista Galli Ventures, Myelin VC, Alliance For Impact Ventures (a Ventech fund) and Westtech Ventures. The company was founded in 2019 by Jenny Saft and Tobias Kaufhold to reinvent the way companies support their employees…

Ruth Health Raises $2.4M in Seed Funding to Reimagine Prenatal and Postpartum Care

Last year Los-Angeles based maternal health company Ruth Health went through Y-Combinator and UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars. Today, as the company is preparing for further growth, they are announcing a $2.4M seed round led by Giant Ventures. Other participants in the round include Citylight VC, Cleo Capital Scout Fund, Crista Galli Ventures, Duro VC, Emmeline Ventures, Gaingels, Global Founders Capital, Pentas…

Frame Fertility Launches with $2.8M in Seed Funding to Help Couples Proactively Manage Infertility Risks

Frame Fertility, a platform for early identification of fertility risk and care navigation has raised $2.8M in seed funding. The round was led by Looking Glass Capital with participation from Flare Capital Partners, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Healthworx and Brand Foundry Ventures. Frame was founded by husband and wife team Jessica and Corey van der Wal, who started the company in collaboration…

B2B Cycle Care Company Aunt Flow Raises a $8.5M Series A to Invest in Growth

Aunt Flow is on a mission to change the world one cycle at a time by making organic period products available for free in every public restroom. The company has now raised an 8.5M Series A led by JL Spark with participation from Harlem Capital, CityRock Ventures and Precursor Ventures and women’s health venture fund Amboy Street Ventures. Since 2016, Aunt Flow…

UK-based Intimate Care Brand WooWoo Raises £750K in Seed Funding to Expand to the U.S.

UK-based intimate care brand WooWoo has raised £750K to expand to the U.S. after successfully expanding to France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Australia in 2021. Besides further international expansion the new funds will be used for R&D. WooWoo was founded in 2016 by Lucy Anderson and launched in 2018 with support from Superdrug. Today the brand is stocked by a number of leading retailers but the brand’s main business…

Israeli Startup Salignostics Raises $8M in Series A Funding to Take Its Saliva-based Pregnancy Test to Market

Israeli startup Salignostics, the developer and provider of rapid saliva-based tests for the early detection of pregnancy, as well as COVID-19, cardiac risk, malaria, and other diseases, has closed an $8M Series A financing round from private investors headed by angel investor Avigdor Orlinsky. The company has raised a total of $16M to date. The capital raised will support development, commercialization, and marketing…

Female and BIPOC Founded CBD Brand Lure Life Raises $750K in Seed Funding

Lure Life, a luxury CBD brand has raised $750K in a seed funding supported by a diverse group of investors in the beauty, finance and the consumer packaged goods sectors. The funding will allow the brand to accelerate market expansion, company growth, marketing and product development of the meticulously designed line. Sitting at the nexus of wellness and beauty, Lure Life touts…