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Ask Me Anything: IP Law for Femtech Founders with Marshall, Gerstein & Borun’s Giordana Mahn

Remember our office hours with Marshall, Gerstein & Borun‘s Giordana Mahn where we asked you to ask every questions you’ve ever had about Intellectual Property? Yes? Well you’re in luck! Today is the day of the big reveal as we share Giordana’s answers to all the questions we received! As a reminder: Giordana is a US patent attorney and collaborates closely with clients to…

Rhia Ventures Invests in OCON Healthcare’s Ballerine, the First 3D Spherical Copper Intrauterine Contraceptive

Rhia Ventures has invested in Israel-based OCON Healthcare to assist the US launch of Ballerine, the first and only 3D spherical copper IUB (Intrauterine Ball). Ballerine’s unique shape reduces irritation to the endometrium with fewer malpositions and perforations, which are significant drawbacks associated with current T-shaped IUDs. The financing will also help expand Phase II clinical trials for OCON’s SEAD product, which offers point-of-care…

“Can Femtech Help the NHS?”: A New Femtech TV Interview Series with DigitalHealth.London’s Jenny Thomas

Avid readers of our blog will have already noticed… Yes! We’re starting a video platform and are incredibly excited to introduce our first themed channel hosted by DigitalHealth.London‘s Jenny Thomas, who will sit down with experts from across the NHS and UK digital health ecosystem to explore the question “Can Femtech Help the NHS?”. For those who don’t know, the National Health Service (NHS)…

An Inside Look at 50inTech and AXA’s New Femtech Accelerator

50inTech and AXA announced the launch of their “FemTech 2020 Accelerator Program” during Women’s Forum last week. The 10 startups selected for this program will have access to mentoring, learning and acceleration resources that are designed to support female founders uplevel their skills, gain industry exposure and raise funds. This accelerator is best suited for startups who  Have launched their product or…