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Hannah Life Technologies Raises a $5.15M Pre-Series A to Take Its At-Home Fertility Solution to Market

Fertility startup Hannah Life Technologies has raised $5.15 million in pre-Series A funding led by Monk’s Hill Ventures. Other participants in the round include Golden Gate Ventures, Anthro Ventures and medical technology entrepreneur Dr. Jack Wang. The company was co-founded in 2019 by Benjamin Tee and Prusothman Raja, is based in Singapore and participated in Y Combinator’s S20 cohort. in an interview…

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…

What’s New in Femtech This Week? (May 12, 2022)

Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on “all things femtech and women’s health innovation”. This is the latest edition. If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so at the bottom of this page. Highlights SimpliFed raises $6M in seed funding to democratize access to baby feeding services. Anja Health raises $4.5M in seed funding to make cord blood stem cell banking accessible and affordable for…

Anja Health Raises $4.5M in Seed Funding to Make Cord Blood Stem Cell Banking Accessible and Affordable for All

Anja Health, the personalized doctor-backed cord blood banking company, has raised $4.5M in seed funding led by Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six. Other participants in the round include Harvest Ventures and Crista Galli Ventures, in addition to prominent athletes and executives including Aly Raisman, Cleo Abram, Chris Ovitz, Balaji Srinivisan, Zachariah Reitano, CEO and founder of Ro, and Tim Lenardo, CEO and founder of JetFuel. Anja Health will use the…

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…

Kindbody Opens Its 28th Clinic in Washington, D.C.

Fertility and family-building benefits provider Kindbody has opened its first state-of-the-art clinic and IVF lab in Washington, D.C. The announcement follows a year of growth for the company which now owns and operates 28 clinics in the U.S., all providing preconception through postpartum care directly to employers and consumers. Kindbody CEO Annbeth Eschbach shares: “We’re excited to bring comprehensive, accessible, high-quality fertility care to…

WeNatal Launches New Prenatal Supplements Intentionally Designed for Her and Him

WeNatal, a new prenatal supplement company, today announced the launch of the first prenatal supplement designed for both women and men, inclusive for all couples. Men account for 50% of infertility, miscarriage, and overall pregnancy success, yet male health and sperm quality has historically not received enough attention in preconception. The WeNatal formula was developed by a team of Functional Medicine doctors, nutritionists, and fertility experts. “I always…

iSono Health Receives FDA Clearance for ATUSA, Its Automated and Wearable 3D Breast Ultrasound

iSono Health has announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the company’s ATUSA System for breast imaging, a first-of-its-kind compact automated whole breast ultrasound system featuring a unique wearable accessory and an intuitive software for automated image acquisition and analysis. Designed to offer enhanced efficiency, consistent accuracy and a comfortable patient experience, ATUSA’s patented technology makes 3D breast ultrasound imaging…