Women’s Health

Newly Launched Impact Fund Beyond Capital Ventures Invests in Kasha’s Series A2 Bridge Round

A few years ago Eva Yazhari, General Partner at Beyond Capital Ventures (BCV) witnessed how a close relative passed away during childbirth in Tanzania. The experience stuck with her and in 2021, backed by an 11-year track record in investing, she announced the closing of BCV’s Fund I. BCV’s mission is to bring change to East Africa and India, where 1 billion…

New Report: Zocdoc Shares Women’s Health Related Healthcare Appointment Booking Trends

Healthcare marketplace Zocdoc makes it easy for people to find and book in-person or virtual care across more than 200 specialties and 12,000 insurance plans. A few days ago the company has now released its first women’s health-focused report, a comprehensive data analysis, of women’s health-related appointment booking trends. For the report Zocdoc explored how American women are engaging with healthcare professionals, and how…

Tia Partners with UCSF Health Announcing Plans to Open 10 Brick-and-Mortar Clinics in the Bay Area

Women’s health scale-up Tia has opened its first Bay Area clinic at Mission & Van Ness in San Francisco and is planning to add another nine locations in the upcoming years to serve 40,000 women. The company is also announcing a new partnership with UCSF Health. Connecting Tia’s retail-style clinics with UCSF Health’s specialty and inpatient facilities, the two aim to fill…

Femtech Startup Kiira Goes Hybrid Opening Its First Brick-and-Mortar Clinic in Los Angeles

Women’s health startup Kiira Health, backed by over $4M in venture capital is launching its first brick-and-mortar flagship location in Los Angeles. The company’s mission is to increase access to medical care and other health resources for young women. According to recent national surveys, LA County may experience a shortage of qualified OBGYNs by 2025. Currently, women in Los Angeles are experiencing 20-day average wait times for…

Women’s Health Primary Care Company Alpha Medical Adds Diabetes Treatment and Care Services

Virtual primary care company Alpha Medical is expanding its services to treat Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Gestational Diabetes through affordable and flexible treatment plans. The new offering includes clinical care offerings to help treat and screen for Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and screen for Gestational Diabetes.  With this new service, Alpha now offers a full-service approach to diabetes treatment, including the…

Wellster Launches MySummer in Its Quest for Women’s Digital Health Market Leadership in Europe

About 3 months ago Wellster, the Germany-based telehealth company, made the news when it added $20M in new funding, to – as the company explained then – “launch a femtech vertically across Europe”. The time has come, today is the day and Wellster is introducing its new women’s health focused platform MySummer to the world. MySummer is positioned as a service that…

Equilibria Acquires Gen-Z Focused CBD Brand Fleur Marché

Equilibria, a functional wellness company that combines CBD e-commerce with wellness consultation services, has acquired Fleur Marché, a Gen-Z focued CBD brand. As the company looks to expand its offering of innovative, daily wellness solutions to women of all ages and stages, the acquisition brings together two female-led brands that share a mission of democratizing plant-based therapies such that all women have access…

Femtech Pulse: Canopie Joins Techstars, Sunny Period Launches Pre-orders and OMGYNO Is a Finalist at EU-Startups Summit

Femtech Pulse is a collection of short stories and wins from your favorite femtech startups, innovators, and investors! Wanna pitch us a story and feature in our next round-up? Get in touch! Canopie joins Techstars New York Techstars NYC recently kicked off its Spring 2022 cohort and among the participants is femtech company Canopie Health, a startup focused on promoting mental health…