Every Monday we share a quick “best of” from the week that was with our Inner Circle members. What’s trending in the Femtech Insider community and beyond? We’ve got you covered! In this week’s brief we talk about…

  • Spotlight: Eating Disorder Treatment
  • Analysis: Value-based care x MedTech
  • Report: The Cost of Child Birth in the U.S.
  • Startup Spotlight: Ester Care, Hoopsy & Nixxi
  • And more!

Spotlight: Eating Disorder Care

Last week Arise, a digital healthcare company enabling comprehensive care for eating disorders launched after raising over $4M in seed funding. The round was led by Greycroft and BBG Ventures with participation from Wireframe Ventures, and several notable angel investors. 

Arise plans to bring integrated community and clinical care to people living with disordered eating and eating disorders, which are a category of conditions that can show up in different ways for people. They include binge eating disorder, bulimia, anorexia, rumination disorder, avoidant or restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), and other conditions.

Despite their high prevalence (see stats below) only few companies have focused on innovation in eating disorder treatment so far:
 

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