Women’s Health

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…

The Vaginal Microbiome: A Deep-Dive with FemTec Health’s Chief Science Officer Dr. Kimberly Capone

Unarguably the vaginal microbiome is getting quite a bit of press and attention lately. And rightfully so given how critical it is to overall vaginal health. A number of companies are now recognizing this opportunity, are starting to educate women, developing products and tests, and advocating for more research about how the vaginal microbiome can eventually be used as a diagnostic biomarker.…

Dr. Jane van Dis on the Future of Telehealth, the Role of Medical Advisors and the Need to Prioritize Holistic, Equitable Care

Dr. Jane van Dis got her start in telehealth long before the pandemic turned remote patient visits from a nice-to-have into a life-saving necessity. It was back in 2012 when Dr. Van Dis, a board certified OB/GYN and Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester, first joined HealthTap, a Silicon Valley-based company pioneering virtual primary care and got her start in digital…

Visana Health Joins Rosenman’s ADAPT Program to Accelerate Commercialization of Its Women’s Health Offering

The UCSF Rosenman Institute is QB3’s health technology initiative. Based at the University of California, San Francisco, it is a community of investors, clinicians, and technology entrepreneurs who create solutions for unmet clinical needs. Its mission is to drive innovation and education and improve patient care by helping entrepreneurs from concept to commercialization. Rosenman has now announced that four early-stage health care companies…

Meet 15 Startups from Y Combinator’s W22 Batch We’re Watching Closely Right Now

Yes.. It is indeed that time of the year again… As always we made time to look through hundreds of startups who just graduated from Y Combinator (Batch W22) to share with you who we believe can truly make an impact in the women’s health space (either directly or indirectly). Here we go! 👇 BBy: BBy powders breast milk that’s immunologically active…

Carlyle and PAI Partners Agree to Acquire Women’s Health Pharma Company Theramex

Global investment firms PAI Partners and Carlyle have agreed to acquire Theramex, a global specialty pharmaceuticals company focused on women’s health, from CVC Capital Partners VI. The details Theramex was created following the carve-out of a portfolio of women’s health pharma products in 2018, and has subsequently developed into one of the largest specialty pharma platforms dedicated to women and their health.…

Frost & Sullivan: A High Oestrogen Surge Is Transforming the Femtech Landscape

The following is a guest post authored by Reenita Das, Partner & Sr. Vice President, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Frost & Sullivan and Suchismita Das, Lead Femtech Analyst, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Frost & Sullivan. The healthcare industry has traditionally been built by men for men. Although women comprise 50 percent of the global population and take 80 percent of healthcare decisions…