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Employer Health Innovation Roundtable (EHIR) Is Now Accepting Submissions for the Spring 2021 Cycle

Employer Health Innovation Roundtable (EHIR) is a coalition of the largest and most progressive employers collectively representing over 8M lives. Their mission is to accelerate the adoption of innovation for the sake of improving employee health, wellness and productivity. The group hold a series of events (Spring and Fall) where they curate innovative companies to pitch their solutions to our private group of employer…

Vulvani’s Britta Wiebe: “I never really planned to start my own business, but I was looking for a purposeful job that fulfilled me.”

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 Vulvani‘s founding story as told by founder Britta Wiebe. The goal…

Period-Care B-Corp Callaly Announce FDA 510(k) Clearance of Their Tampliner

UK-based Period care company Callaly announced it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Callaly Tampliner earlier this week. The Tampliner, which is designed and manufactured in the UK and launched in February 2020, was invented by Dr Alex Hooi, a senior British gynaecologist and Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and developed…

Advantia Health’s New Flagship Practice, Liv by Advantia Health, Is Set to Open in March 2021

Today, Advantia Health announced that construction is underway for its new flagship practice, Liv by Advantia Health in Washington, DC and released a video of its current storefront windows. The practice is slated to open its doors in March 2021. Liv plans to offer a new model of healthcare for women, with integrated care including gynecology, obstetrics, primary care, mental wellness, and more, in a U Street location. …

HyIvy Health’s Rachel Bartholomew: “There are 10000 different things, programs, people pulling you in every direction so it can be hard to navigate what will be beneficial and what will take up your time.”

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 HyIvy‘s founding story as told my founder Rachel Bartholomew. HyIvy Health…

Spotlight FemTech Lab: An Interview with the Founders of London’s New Femtech Accelerator Program

You heard it here first! With FemTech Lab London gets a new femtech accelerator, that is looking to help femtech entrepreneurs get their companies investment ready. But who’s involved? What can startups expect? And how does a virtual accelerator operate in times of COVID-19? We asked the two founders Katia Lang and Karina Vazirova to tell us more! Applications for the first…

A Closer Look at STATION F’s New Femtech Accelerator Program with Marine Wetzel

We broke the news in last week’s newsletter: Paris-based STATION F is organizing a (virtual) femtech accelerator program, that will kick-off in January 2021. But who’s behind the program and what can startups expect? We caught up with STATION F’s Marine Wetzel, who filled us in on all the details! Marine, can you tell us more about STATION F? How long has…