Maternal Health

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…

Willow Launches Willow Go, A New In-Bra Wearable Breast Pump

About a year ago Willow added $26.8M in Series C funding and shared that it would invest in further product development. And it seems like the effort has paid off as the company is introducing Willow Go, it’s brand new in-bra wearable breast pump to the world! According to the company Willow Go “offers moms the freedom and benefits of a completely…

Philips and Nuvo Lauch a Pilot in Rural Colorado to Extend Access to Prenatal Care

Nuvo, the company behind INVU, an FDA-cleared remote pregnancy monitoring platform is teaming up with Philips to increase access and adherence to prescribed care in remote areas, beginning with a pilot program in rural Colorado. The INVU sensor band enables the delivery of remote non-stress tests and maternal & fetal heart rate monitoring today while pioneering new data-driven personalized pathways that Nuvo…