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What’s New in Femtech This Week? (Jan 13, 2022)

Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on “all things femtech and women’s health innovation”. This is the latest edition. If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so at the bottom of this page. Highlights Gameto raises $23M to redefine reproductive longevity with reprogrammed ovarian cells. Flourish raises $1M+ in pre-seed funding to launch its holistic women’s wellness platform. Future Fertility, a company using AI to…

Organon Completes the Acquisition of Forendo Pharma, a Biotech Firm Focused on Women’s Health

Women’s Health Pharma company and Merck spin-off Organon, has completed its recently announced acquisition of Forendo Pharma, a clinical-stage drug development company focused on novel treatments in women’s health. Forendo’s lead candidate, FOR-6219, is an investigational, potentially first-in-class oral 17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (HSD17B1) inhibitor entering Phase 2 clinical development for endometriosis. Forendo’s pipeline also includes a preclinical program targeting polycystic ovarian…

What’s New in Femtech This Week? (Dec 16, 2021)

Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on “all things femtech and women’s health innovation”. This is the latest edition. If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so at the bottom of this page. Highlights Medtech company Cooler Heads adds $1.5M in new funding after receiving FDA clearance to help save cancer patients’ hair. Babies on the Blockchain: Eggschain Founder Wei Escala stores her eggs on…

Hims & Hers Adds 10 New Members to its Medical Advisory Board

Hims & Hers, the multi-specialty telehealth platform, is expanding the size and scope of its Medical Advisory Board as it continues expanding more recent medical verticals such as mental health and primary care, and further growing early focus areas, such as sexual health, dermatology, and hair loss. The Medical Advisory board, which advises the company as it works to create access to…

Femtech Trendwatch: A Win for Femtech Advertising, Center of Intimacy Justice & Major Trends in Medicaid

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What’s New in Femtech This Week? (Nov 18, 2021)

Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on “all things femtech and women’s health innovation”. This is the latest edition. If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so at the bottom of this page. Highlights Dame settles with the MTA and launches its new ‘Get In Touch With Yourself’ campaign in New York Subways. Mayo Clinic’s Marani Health raises $7.6M in seed funding for its digital platform…

Leading Accelerators DigitalHealth.London and Cedars-Sinai Partner to Support Healthtech Companies’ Internationalization Efforts

Leading accelerators programs DigitalHealth.London and the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator have announced a new partnership supporting international adoption of some of the US and UK’s best healthtech companies. The partnership will also utilize the deep healthcare knowledge and networks held by both organizations, to support companies who have taken part in either of the accelerator programs, to navigate and gain traction in a new…

Mayo Clinic’s Marani Health Raises $7.6M in Seed Funding for its Digital Platform for Prenatal and Postpartum Care

Marani Health, a digital prenatal and postpartum care solutions innovator co-founded by Mayo Clinic has announced the closing of a $7.6 million seed round. Participants in the round include strategic investor OneAlphaNorth Capital, who joins existing investors SWL Healthcare Ventures and TFX Capital as investors in this round. OneAlphaNorth Managing Director Brady Lipp is joining Marani’s board of directors. The new funding…