Reproductive Health

TwentyEight Health Rebrands and Launches New Sexual and Reproductive Telehealth Services 

Twentyeight Health, a telehealth company increasing access to sexual and reproductive care, today announced the company’s rebrand as well as an expansion of its telehealth services. Twentyeight Health now offers prenatal vitamins, in addition to the pill, patch, ring, shot, emergency contraception, and internal condoms.  Twentyeight Health Co-founder Amy Fan explains: “Telehealth shows incredible promise to increase access to high-quality care, but…

Ovaterra Launches New Prenatal Vitamins 

Ovaterra, a brand by Fertility Nutraceuticals, a woman-led, leading lifestyle reproductive health company, is adding two new prenatal supplements to its product portfolio: Advanced Prenatal and Advanced Prep 35-39.  The company’s new prenatal supplements were developed in collaboration with Rebecca Fett, best-selling fertility author, whose books include It Starts with the Egg and Brain Health from Birth. Her background in molecular biology…

Israeli Startup Salignostics Raises $8M in Series A Funding to Take Its Saliva-based Pregnancy Test to Market

Israeli startup Salignostics, the developer and provider of rapid saliva-based tests for the early detection of pregnancy, as well as COVID-19, cardiac risk, malaria, and other diseases, has closed an $8M Series A financing round from private investors headed by angel investor Avigdor Orlinsky. The company has raised a total of $16M to date. The capital raised will support development, commercialization, and marketing…

Conceive Raises $3.7M in Seed Funding to Expand Its Fertility Platform

Fertility startup Conceive has raised $3.7M in seed funding led by Kindred Ventures, with participation from Founder Collective, Great Oaks, and 40+ founders and angels. The majority female and 42% BIPOC cap table includes the founders of Natalist, Tia, Forward, Cityblock, Pillpack, Dia&Co, along with the deep expertise from Inception Fertility, Alife, Spring Fertility, and Overture. Conceive is an outcomes-based health platform designed…

Fertility Company Kindbody Expands to Denver

Just a couple of weeks ago Kindbody became femtech’s latest unicorn following the acquisition of Vios, a network of fertility clinics. The acquisition doubled Kindbody’s footprint in the U.S. to 26 clinics and today follows number 27 as Kindbody is announcing the opening of its newest fertility clinic and IVF lab in Denver, CO. The opening of this brick-and-mortar location follows the…

Mind the Gender Health Gap: Reproductive Health Startup Hertility Hits the Streets of London with a New Awareness Campaign

Just last week we talked about the Vagina Museum’s reopening and celebratory women’s health awareness campaign in London here on this blog. And this week reproductive health startup Hertility is following in the organizations footsteps with “The Mother of All Movements”, a new campaign that celebrate reproductive hormones, and aims to demystify fertility for women everywhere. Please mind the Gender Health Gap…

Expecting Introduces a New Digital Database to Help the Fertility Industry Recruit Surrogates

We last spoke about Expecting last November, when the US/Israeli company announced it’s $1M seed round. Following the financing the startup is now launching a new digital database to address the shortage of surrogates, supporting the fertility industry and parents-to-be find and recruit surrogates. Expecting Co-founder & CEO Nadav Raanan shares: “In recent months, the number of available surrogates around the US…

Ro Acquires Sperm Analysis and Storage Company Dadi

DTC healthcare company Ro has acquired Dadi, a fertility company specializing in the facilitation of sperm testing, analysis, and storage. The deal follows Ro’s recent $150M raise and another acquisition in the fertility space (Modern Fertility) last summer. As part of the acquisition, today, Ro is launching the Ro Sperm Kit, an updated and rebranded offering powered by Dadi’s proprietary collection, testing,…