Reproductive Health

Testmate Health Secures $6M in Seed Funding for Game-changing At-home Rapid STI Test

Testmate Health, a startup focused on sexual health diagnostics, has successfully raised $6 million in seed funding to revolutionize STI testing. The funding round, led by RH Capital with participation from The Helm, Amboy Street Ventures, Liechtsteiner Foundation, Zürcher Kantonal Bank and Dartlabs.io, marks a significant milestone for Testmate’s mission to improve access to essential diagnostics while ensuring accuracy and privacy. Unlike…

Germany-based Ovom Care Raises €4.8M in Seed Funding for Its AI-enabled Hybrid Fertility Care Model

Germany-based Ovom Care has raised €4.8 million in seed funding led by Alpha Intelligence Capital and supported by Ananda Impact Ventures and Merantix. The company combines hybrid reproductive care with advanced AI solutions, aiming to improve patient outcomes and expand fertility access to women at more affordable rates. To date Ovom Care has treated over 100 patients in its London clinic and…

Music Stars Ashanti and Nelly Invest in Reproductive Health Company Proov

Proov, the creator of a suite of at-home fertility-related hormone tests, has announced today that an equity share of the company has been purchased by GRAMMY award-winning singer-songwriter, actor and author Ashanti and her fiancé, GRAMMY winning, Double Diamond selling, entertainment icon Nelly. This newscomes off of the duo’s pregnancy announcement via Instagram last week, which featured the Proov Check test. Proov…

Stork Club Reproductive Care is Now Available in 100 Countries Globally, Launches New Direct Pay Across 8,000 In-Network Providers

Stork Club Reproductive Care has achieved a significant milestone, extending its reach to 100 countries globally and providing access to over 8,000 in-network providers. The company has also introduced an innovative Direct Pay system, simplifying the member experience by eliminating the need for virtual benefits cards. This expansion of Stork Club, an enterprise reproductive care benefits solution, ensures that critical reproductive and…

ASPIVIX and Bayer Switzerland Collaborate to Reduce Pain in Women’s Health Procedures Including IUDs

Women’s health medtech company ASPIVIX has recenlty joined forces with Bayer Switzerland to introduce Carevix, a cervical stabilizer designed to minimize pain and bleeding during transcervical procedures, including IUD placement. This collaboration combines Bayer’s extensive expertise in contraceptive solutions with ASPIVIX’s dedication to modernizing gynecology. Their shared objective is to improve the gynecological experience for women, particularly by addressing the discomfort often…

Chiyo Raises $3M to Expand Postpartum Nutrition Support

Chiyo, a food-as-medicine startup, has successfully secured $3 million in funding to bolster its efforts in providing personalized nutrition support for postpartum mothers. Led by early-stage investor Bread & Butter Ventures, this investment round signifies a significant step forward for Chiyo as it scales its meal delivery service and digital health platform. Founded by Irene Liu and Jennifer Jolorte Doro, Chiyo offers…

Femtek Secures $1 Million in Funding for ‘Basal Body Ring’ Development

Australian women’s health tech startup, Femtek, has raised $1 million to drive the development of its signature product, the Basal Body Ring. Led by Arcanys Ventures and Techstars, with participation from angel investors, this funding round reflects a significant milestone for Femtek following a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over $133,000. Founded by Olivia Orchowski in 2020, Femtek aims to address the…

Gameto Study Shows Higher Patient Satisfaction with Minimal Stimulation In Vitro Maturation Solution

Gameto, a biotechnology company dedicated to advancing women’s healthcare, has unveiled promising findings from a recent study evaluating the impact of minimal controlled ovarian stimulation (COS) combined with their investigational in vitro maturation (IVM) solution, Fertilo, on patients’ egg retrieval experiences compared to conventional stimulation protocols. The study revealed that women undergoing minimal hormonal stimulation with Fertilo reported fewer side effects, less…