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Women’s Health Startup Tia Launches Virtual Care at Their Second Location in Los Angeles

Tia recently announced the opening of its second location in Los Angeles. While in-person care will officially start in March 2021, virtual care is available as of now. Tia is known for championing the concept of “Whole Person Health” and aims to recreate a healthcare system that was designed for specialties, body parts, and treating sickness. The company announced the close of…

Launched: Mae, a Maternal Health Tech Platform for Black Expectant Mothers

Last week Mae, a maternal health tech startup focused on providing critical resources to Black expectant mothers in the U.S. announced their soft-launch. ´The platform features a free birth planning tool that anyone can access, and free 15 minute consults with doulas for interested expectant mothers. The platform’s founder Maya Hardigan explains: “Mae is a digital health platform that elevates the standard of care for Black…

Female Founders’ Nina Wöss on Fundraising Challenges Faced by Underrepresented Founders and Running an Accelerator Program During COVID-19

Austria-based Female Founders may have only been around for a couple of years, but the impact the young organization has had moving the needle towards more diversity in the European entrepreneurial ecosystem cannot be denied. Thousands are part of the wider Female Founders community, 3 batches of female-founded startups have participated in Grow F, the organization’s signature accelerator program, and Lead F,…

Lips Launch: Building an Alternative Social Media Platform by and for Women, Non-binary Folks, and the LGBTQIA+ Community

San Diego-based Lips, an alternative social media and soon-to-be social commerce platform built by and especially for women, non-binary folks, and the LGBTQIA+ community, launches its public beta today. The idea behind Lips is to create safe space online for users to express themselves openly and honestly without biased censorship or harassment.  Lips was built together with artists, brands, sex workers, BIPOC,…

Lover’s Dr. Britney Blair: “50% of women and roughly 37% of men have a sexual problem. I then learned how effective treatment is and I was hooked!”

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share Lover‘s founding story as told by co-founder Dr. Britney Blair. Lover’s…

OvaryIt Launches Telehealth Platform to Help Women Choose the Right Contraception

Earlier this week OvaryIt announced the launch of its OvaryIt platform to provide telehealth solutions for women seeking focused specialty care related to hormonal and non-hormonal contraception. Using OvaryIt’s network of independent physicians and its proprietary platform (using the latest cryptographic safety and privacy features), women can safely and confidently engage through a telehealth interface.  From the moment you first log in,…

Kegg’s Kristina Cahojova: “Tenacity is your business card. “

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share kegg‘s founding story as told by founder Kristina Cahojova. kegg’s mission…

Alva’s Annie Coleridge: “Learning to lead a team is a time of intense personal development, reflection and learning.”

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share Alva‘s founding story as told by co-founder Annie Coleridge. Alva’s mission…