Investment

Essence App Secures $600K to Transform Menstrual Health Support in Workplaces

The Essence App, focused on improving workplace environments for women and individuals with menstrual cycles, has completed a $600K funding round. Participants in the round include Berkeley SkyDeck Fund, Davidovs VC, Growing Well Partners, and notable angel investors like Eugenia Dunaeva and Ksenia Kapoor, among others. This financial boost aims to refine the app’s capabilities, broaden its customer base, and explore the…

DeepLook Medical Raises $1.7M for AI-Driven Cancer Detection in Dense Breast Tissue

US-based healthtech company DeepLook Medical has raised $1.7M to enhance cancer detection in dense breast tissue through advanced visual enhancement technology. The company has introduced a pioneering AI technology platform tailored for identifying suspicious masses in women with dense breasts. This innovation is significant as approximately 45% of women have dense breasts, which increases their risk of breast cancer. Traditional mammograms can…

Spain-based Domma Secures €950K in Funding to Advance Menopause Support and Care

Spain-based Domma, a startup dedicated to the research, treatment, and support of menopause, has successfully raised €950K in funding, a combination of capital increase and debt. This round, led by Secways, also saw participation from existing investor Antai Ventures, several business angels with sector expertise and ENISA. Founded in Barcelona by Cristina Martínez and Mireia Roca, Domma plans to allocate the new…

Unfabled Secures $1.6M to Grow and Evolve Its Women’s Health Focused Consumer Platform

Unfabled, a marketplace startup dedicated to women’s health and wellbeing, has secured $1.6 million in funding, raising its total funding to $2 million. The investment aims to fuel the growth of Unfabled’s consumer platform, data science capabilities, and B2B channel. The B2B aspect of Unfabled, a market intelligence platform, delivers crucial insights into consumer behavior, helping healthcare businesses in advancing women’s health.…

Harbor’s Baby Monitor and Sleep Tech Attracts $3.7M Seed Investment

Dallas-based startup Harbor, specializing in infant care technology, has successfully raised $3.7M in a seed funding round. The round was led by Trust Ventures, who were joined by Morrison Seger and Capital Factory. This follows Trust Ventures pre-seed investment in September 2022. Additional notable participants in the seed round include former NFL quarterback Tim and Demi-Leigh Tebow, retired US Professional Tennis player John and Madison…

Aster Secures $2.4M in Seed Funding to Advance Prenatal and Postnatal Care

Aster, a San Francisco-based health-tech startup, has raised $2.4 million in seed funding, led by Cake Ventures’ Monique Woodard in partnership with Cornerstone VC. The company, co-founded by sisters Fifi Kara and Dr. Lailah Kara-Newton, aims to transform prenatal and postnatal care with its predictive and preventative pregnancy care platform for both patients and providers. This funding round, which also saw participation…

Dutch Startup Vi Secures Funding from NN Group for Menopause Support Platform

Dutch startup Vi, which specializes in menopause support, has recently obtained an investment from NN Group, a Dutch financial services company. Vi’s mission is to assist the 1.8 million working women in the Netherlands who are navigating menopause, a phase that leaves about 90% of them feeling lost with questions and symptoms. Vi’s app is designed to provide tailored support, information, and…

Female-Founded Being Health Launches with $5.4M and a Mission to Reinvent Mental Health Care

Being Health, a modern mental health care provider co-founded by the Cornell-trained psychiatrist Dr. Allie Sharma, has announced its official launch in New York City. The practice integrates various therapeutic modalities, including psychiatry, psychotherapy, novel treatments like ketamine infusion therapy, functional medicine, and wellness services like acupuncture and nutrition under one roof The launch is supported by $5.4 million in funding from…