Investment

LunaJoy Raises $2.4M in Seed Funding for Its Virtual Clinic Focused on Women’s Mental Health

Sipra Laddha and Shama Rathi, the co-founders of femtech startup LunaJoy, are both psychiatrists and sisters in law. After struggling with postpartum depression and experiences the many problems with today’s mental health care in the US, they founded LunaJoy, a mental health startup that just announced its $2.4M seed round. LunaJoy is focused on the needs of women during different life stages…

Carallel Adds $8.2M in Series A Funding to Expand Its Digital Platform for Family Caregivers

Carallel uses expert guidance and digital tools to identify and empower caregivers so they can confidently manage the twists and turns of caregiving. The company partners with health plans and providers aiming to achieve better outcomes, and employers who wish to retain employees and increase productivity. In order to further its mission Carallel has now raised $8.2M in Series A funding led…

Paris-based Sonio Raises €10M to Optimize Prenatal Screening and Diagnostics

Paris-based Sonio, a startup focused on pre-natal care has raised €10M from EIC to support the company’s expansion in the US, Europe and India. The company raised €5M from Elaia, OneRagtime and Bpi France earlier this year. Sonio was founded in 2020 by a team composed of experts from the fields of fetal medicine, artificial intelligence, software development and imaging , and builds on…

Famtech Startup Juno Medical Raises a $12M Series A to Fund National Expansion in the US

Juno Medical has raised $12M in Series A funding co-led by Julian Eison, Managing Partner at NEXT VENTURES, and Serena Williams, Managing Partner at Serena Ventures. Other participants in the round include Vast Ventures, which led Juno’s seed round, Empire State Development’s New York Ventures, TXV Partners, Genius Guild, Gaingels, and previous investors Atento Capital and Humbition. Juno’s tech-enabled healthcare model is…

Mexico-based Hybrid Care Femtech Company Plenna Raises $4.4M in Seed Funding to Expand Its Services

Mexico-based women’s health company Plenna has raised $4.4M in seed funding led by Urban Innovation Fund. Other participants in the round include Canary VC, Collaborative, 1984 VC, 500 Global, Bridge Latam, Amador Holdings; Nido Ventures, Integra Groupe, and Phoenix Club. Plenna is pioneering a hybrid care model, similar to Tia in the US, to serve women holistically through in-person gynecology services, online…

Virtual Fertility Clinic Turtle Health Launches in 8 US States with $5.4M in Funding

Virtual fertility clinic Turtle Health officially launches today in 8 US states after raising $5.4M in funding. The company’s latest round was led by Switch Ventures with participation from Blue Seed Collective, NextGen Venture Partners, notably also investors Everlywell and Maven, Mayo Clinic Ventures, and US Fertility, the parent company of IVF clinic Shady Grove. Turtle Health is a comprehensive at-home fertility…

Medtech Company Aspivix Adds $5M in Series A+ Funding to Expand in Europe and the US

ASPIVIX, a medical technology company focused on innovations in women’s healthcare and maker of the new generation of non-traumatic cervix stabilizer CAREVIX has raised $5 million in Series A+ funding led by HEMEX. Other participants in the round include existing investors 4FOx ventures and Zürcher Kantonalbank, as well as new investor LaunchPad APAC. ASPIVIX will use this new investment to enter the market in Europe and the…

Hopelab Invests $1.5M in Five Startups Who Are Redefining Mental Health Care for LGBTQ+ and BIPOC Youth

Hopelab, a leading social innovation lab and impact investor helping advance a new generation of mental health entrepreneurs has made investments into Brave Health, Caraway Health, InStride, MindRight Health and violet. With these latest additions to its portfolio, Hopelab provides $1.5M in funding to help diversify care in the youth mental health space and improve the well-being of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ young people. “Today’s young people experience compounding…