Reproductive Health

RH Capital Raises over $40M to Tackle Reproductive and Maternal Health Equity in the U.S. 

RH Capital has just closed their oversubscribed second fund, bringing total assets under management to over $40 million to tackle reproductive and maternal health equity.  In 2019, RH Capital raised a small proof of concept fund with around $5M and has now closed fund II with an additional $38.5M. The fund’s lead investors include Tara Health Foundation, Skoll Foundation, The Impact Seat…

Ferring Launches FertilityWise, a New, On-Demand E-Learning Program for Fertility Clinic Staff

Only weeks ago Ferring announced the launch of Fertility Outreach, a text-based fertility coaching platform. Now the company is back with another portal, FertilityWise, a digital, on-demand series of e-learning modules developed specifically for fertility nurses and advanced practice providers created in collaboratio with EngagedMD. Through a comprehensive online library, which includes modules on reproductive endocrinology to cryopreservation and embryo development, FertilityWise…

TMRW Launches the “World’s Most Advanced Specimen Management Facility” for Frozen Eggs and Embryos Used in IVF

TMRW Life Sciences, creator of the automated specimen management platform for frozen eggs and embryos used for in vitro fertilization (IVF) is launching “the world’s most advanced” cryostorage facility, as the company says. Powered by TMRW’s proprietary technology and supported by round-the-clock monitoring, specimens are stored with extensive real-time data capture and reporting, delivering peace of mind to patients and clinics at…

AIVF Acquires IVF Lab Management Software ART Compass

AIVF, a reproductive technology company transforming fertility care, has acquired ART Compass, a leading application for the management of the IVF laboratory. The acquisition of ART Compass expands the AIVF offering and creates considerable traction in the US with an extensive user base. “This first acquisition adds novel capabilities for the expansion and integration of our FertilityOS in clinics,” commented Daniella Gilboa, AIVF CEO and…

Ferring Launches Fertility Outreach, a Text-based Fertility Coaching Platform, in Collaboration with Robyn

Last February Ferring made an investment in fertility platform Robyn. This week the two companies are now launching Fertility Outreach, a jointly created text-based platform, that connects intended parents with trained fertility coaches in real-time. Coaches on the platform provide personalized guidance regarding mindset, emotional, physical, social, and financial well-being at now cost. In the U.S., 1 in 8 couples struggle to…

Wisp’s Telehealth Medical Abortion Service Is Now Available in Nine States in the U.S.

Wisp, the U.S. based sexual and reproductive health provider has expanded its medical abortion services to 9 U.S. states: California, Connecticut, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Maine, New Mexico, New York, and Washington. With an average shipping time of 1-2 business days and a $200 price point – 30% less expensive than the national average cost of medical abortion and no insurance required – Wisp is offering the fastest and most affordable services on the…

Cofertility Raises $5M to Make Egg Freezing More Accessible by Linking It to Egg Donation

Cofertility is a startup on a mission to make egg freezing more affordable and accessible by linking it to egg donation. To execute on this vision the company has raised $5M in seed funding from Initialized Capital, Offline Ventures as well as a number of angel investors. At launch 50 egg donors are listed on the new platform with 1000+ on a waiting…

Telehealth Abortion Startup Hey Jane Raises a $6.1M “Roe Round”

Hey Jane, a telehealth startup that supports safe, private and affordable abortion care, has raised $6.1M in what they are calling their “Roe Round” from Ulu Ventures, The Helm, Amboy Street Ventures, Portfolia, G9, Social Starts and Yard Ventures. The company announced a $2.2M seed round about a year ago and has raised a total of $9.7M to date. Led by Kiki Freedman, Gaby Izarra and Dr.…