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Women’s Health Startup Maven Launches MavenRx, a Fertility Drug Delivery Service to Further Strengthen Its Fertility Program

Women’s and Family Health Startup Maven has announced the expansion of its award-winning fertility program with the launch of MavenRx. Through partnerships with two specialty pharmacies, Maven members can now receive industry-leading price discounts on their medications, complimentary same-day or next-day shipping nationwide, and on-demand, pharmacist-led unboxing and injection support. MavenRx adds a critical layer of support for all U.S.-based employees covered…

UK-based Femtech Startup Hertility Launches Tailored At-Home Testing to Address the COVID-Related Fertility Crisis

The knock-on effects of the pandemic that disrupted our lives in 2020 are still prevalent, despite the hopeful wishes of a “Happy New Year”. These disruptions, in particular, have affected those looking to plan a family. With many wedding plans postponed, dating lives interrupted or halted altogether, family plans have also been affected. Studies have shown that 6 in 10 women are anxious…

What’s New in Femtech This Week? (June 18, 2020)

Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on “all things femtech”. This is the latest edition. If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so at the bottom of this page. Highlights Madrid-based WOOM raises €2M to further grow its women’s health offering; Modern Fertility launches preganancy test, ovulation tests and a fertility app; Ro and Ribbon Health team up to bridge the gap between telehealth and…

Report: A Decade in Review – Funding to the Female Founders (Crunchbase)

Crunchbase has recently published the new report “A Decade in Review – Funding to the Female Founders”. Women received a record amount of U.S. startup venture capital in 2019, according to recent figures. But while female founders securing 2.8 percent of total startup investment in the United States may be lauded as a historic achievement, it’s not something we should be complacent about.  A…

What’s New in Femtech This Week (Feb 27, 2020)

Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on “all things femtech”. This is the latest edition. If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so at the bottom of this page. Highlights Maven raises a $45M Series C; Scotland is on course to passing a groundbreaking “period poverty law”; Google develops AI to support doctors in detecting breast cancer in mammograms; Bausch Health launches a new dermatology telehealth business;…

[M]otherboard: Building Relationships Between Care Providers and Birthing Parents

This article was originally published on Medium. We are sharing it here with permission of the author. You can access the original article here. 130 million people give birth around the world every year. Up to 50% of these will have surgical intervention. Medical procedures require consent — but how? Femtech startup founder Amy Haderer is on a mission to make sure that millions…