Investment

Contraline Receives $1M Investment from the Male Contraceptive Initiative to further Developement of ADAM, an “IUD for Men”

Male Contraceptive Initiative, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, today announced that it has partnered with the medical device company Contraline to provide a $1 million Program Related Investment to support a first-in-human clinical trial for the company’s novel vas-occlusive contraceptive device, ADAM™. This is the first PRI from Male Contraceptive Initiative and is representative of the organization’s continued evolution. “We are very excited about…

African Femtech Kasha Raises $1M from Swedfund

Swedfund, the Swedish Development finance institution, announced their investment in Kasha Global, a femtech e-commerce platform with subsidiaries in Rwanda and Kenya. Kasha’s platform enables access, education and confidential distribution of women’s contraceptives, menstrual and health products, primarily to underserved women. The company’s innovative multichannel platform supports both offline and online e-commerce, providing customers with the ability to purchase products digitally using…

Fortunis Capital Invests £1M in Femtech Startup Clementine

Fortunis Capital has selected femtech company Clementine for a place in its Top 20 UK Impact Investment fund, starting with an initial investment of £1M. Clementine’s app aims to improve the emotional wellbeing of millions of women all over the world.  The London-based impact investor’s £1million funding will accelerate the growth of Clementine. Founded by Kim Palmer, it provides world-leading virtual professional hypnotherapy sessions as well as a suite…

Report: COVID-19 Impact Survey (Women in Cloud)

Women in Cloud, a community-led economic development organization, has a massive mission: to take action with global leaders, corporations and policymakers to help women entrepreneurs create $1 billion in economic access and opportunity by 2030. The outcomes of the COVID-19 impact survey, and challenges women entrepreneurs are facing as a result of the pandemic, increase the need and importance of Women in…

Come&Gone: $800K Seed Round and Cindy Gallop Joins Board

Frances Tang, a multipotentialite serial entrepreneur, set out on a mission to normalize and solve the everyday awkward and taboo encounters around hygiene essentials. When she couldn’t find a reliable method for cleaning up after sex, she decided to dig in and create one herself. After years of having those awkward conversations with friends, developing prototypes and most recently graduating from accelerator…