Women’s Health

Twentyeight Health Will Join Healthify’s SDoH Network to Provide Low- and No-Cost Birth Control to People in Need

Healthify, a company that works with managed care organizations to integrate social determinants of health (SDoH) into the healthcare ecosystem, has announced that Twentyeight Health, a femtech startup that provides affordable and convenient reproductive and sexual care, is joining its network of community-based organizations working to address social needs and improve outcomes for disadvantaged populations. “We are very excited to be partnering with…

Menstrual Health Startup Vulvani Launches New Period-Themed Stock Photo Library

Menstrual Health startup Vulvani has recently launched a library of free stock photos all about period related themes. By making their image database available to other companies and individuals the Vulvani hopes to contribute to the destigmatization of periods. The pictures are under Creative common License and can be used free of charge. “We know how difficult it is to find good…

Everlywell Raises $175 Million to Expand Consumer Lab Testing and Digital Health Offerings

Everlywell today announced an oversubscribed Series D financing of $175 million. New investors participating in the round include funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, The Chernin Group (TCG), Foresite Capital, Greenspring Associates, Lux Capital, Morningside Ventures, and Portfolia, as well as existing investors Goodwater Capital, Highland Capital Partners, and Next Coast Ventures. This investment brings the total capital raised by the company to…

EHE Health Partners with Femtech Startup Wildflower Health to Launch Their New App for Maternal and Family Health

EHE Health, a preventive and primary healthcare provider organization, launched Thrive Now, its first-ever, clinically-integrated, mobile health app last week. The app is designed to help women prepare for healthy pregnancies, improve maternal and infant health and minimize the risks and costs of preventable complications before and after delivery. Thrive Now offers a set of highly personalized tools and content, powered by femtech…

Antonella Santuccione Chadha: “The New Frontier of Medicine is Precision.”

It’s been a little over a month since TEDxPadova took place and today we want to take a recommend a talk by Antonella Santuccione Chadha, co-founder of Women’s Brain Project, to you. Antonella Santuccione Chadha, a medical doctor and a researcher with great experience in the field of mental and neurological disorders, is keenly interested in removing bias when developing solutions for…

Dame Hilda Lloyd Network: A New Group Promotes Multidisciplinary Research in Women’s Health

A new group, the Dame Hilda Lloyd Network, has just launched in the West Midlands. The women’s health research network aims to bring together researchers, clinicians & medical students to work towards improving women & children health through multi-disciplinary research embedded within excellent clinical care. The objectives of the network include: Providing opportunities to develop new research collaborations Embedding Patient and Public…

This is Not Allowed Showcases “Unacceptable” Content from Facebook & Co

We’ve talked about it many times on this blog before: The advertising and content moderation policies of some of the world’s most popular social networks clearly put femtech and sextech startups at a disadvantage, contribute to stigmatization, and make customer acquisition even harder for founders active in our space. Just a couple of days ago we talked about again after Aavia founder…

UTI Awareness Day 2020: An Interview with Uqora Founder Jenna Ryan

September is PCOS Awareness Month, October dedicated to breast cancer awareness and this November aka Bladder Health Awareness Month we are looking to femtech company Uqora, who have declared today, Nov 21, National UTI Awareness Day to put a spotlight on this major health issue that affects millions of women. Uqora makes innovative products for urinary health. It all started in 2014,…