Maternal Health

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…

Biotech Company Mirvie Raises $60M for Its RNA Platform Focused on Early Prediction of Pregnancy Complications

Mirvie‘s proprietary RNA platform combines revolutionary analysis of tens of thousands of RNA messages from the baby, the placenta and the mom, with machine learning. The platform opens a new window into pregnancy health for expecting parents to act and their doctors to intervene before unexpected complications become a crisis. It can predict preeclampsia and preterm birth months before they happen by…

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…

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…

SimpliFed Raises $6M in Seed Funding to Democratize Access to Baby Feeding Services

SimpliFed, a telehealth platform dedicated to democratizing access to baby feeding services, has closed a $6M seed round, led by Morningside Ventures and The Venture Collective. Other participants int he round include NY Ventures, Elizabeth Street Ventures, Waterline Ventures, and 3CC. The funds will be used to expand the virtual baby feeding platform, to implement and scale its unique service offering in…

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…

Behavioral Health Startup Brave Health Partners with The Doula Network to Improve Maternal Mental Health in Medicaid Populations

Brave Health, a virtual-first behavioral health provider focused on serving Medicaid populations, today announced a new partnership with The Doula Network (TDN), a Medicaid provider committed to improving access to doula care and expanding reimbursement for doula services. The collaboration seeks to address the maternal and mental health disparities that disproportionately affect women in underserved communities. Postpartum depression and anxiety are the leading complication…

Breastfeeding Startup LatchAid Raises £1M in Seed Funding to Invest in Growth & R&D

LatchAid uses 3D interactive technology and AI to support mothers and families during their breastfeeding and early parenthood journeys. Today the company is announcing its seed round that includes a £510k Innovate UK Innovation Loan, bringing total investment to £1M. The round was led by Dan Cobley, former MD of Google UK & Ireland, and also includes Eileen Burbidge MBE, the “Queen of British…