What’s New in #Femtech This Week?

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.

(c) Kindbody

Highlights

TMRW Life Sciences, the company behind an automated fertility tissue management system for IVF clinics, closed a $25M Series B; Kindbody, a healthtech company providing fertility, gynecology, and wellness services, announces an additional $4.5M investment from Google Ventures; Apple now offers free genetic tests to its Silicon Valley employees; NYU Langone Health opens a biotech incubator in NYC; Femtech Insider joins the Health Podcast Network

Company Spotlight 

Kindbody raised an additional $4.5M in funding from Google Ventures bringing the company’s total funding amount to $32M. In lights of these news, we want to take the opportunity this week to introduce you to companies rethinking women’s access to specialized medical care.

Kindbody‘s mission is to make women’s healthcare more accessible for all with a national network of clinics.

Tia builds products, tools, and services designed to help every woman be her own patient advocate and get meaningfully better care.

Maven Clinic operates an on-demand digital care clinic that assists mothers and families during conception, throughout pregnancy, and postpartum.

In The Know

Should Femtech Be a Thing? 4 Founders Weigh In. – Femtech Insider

Kegg: “We’re on a mission to make fertility care affordable, personalized and stress-free.” – Femtech Insider

The Unexpected Freedom that Comes with Freezing Your Eggs – NY Times

Women’s Health Is About More Than Gynecology – Quartz

The 3 Things That Have Been Holding Back the Fertility Business – Fortune

Where Top VCs Are Investing in Digital Health – Techcrunch

Wisdom of the Ages: Ten Essays from 2019 that Every Health Innovator Should Read – Health Transformer

Poverty Impacts Access to Healthcare. These Women Are Trying to Change That. – NY Times

The Fine Art of Femtech – Building Relationships Between Care Providers and Birthing Parents (UX Planet)

Tune in!

Femtech Insider gets a podcast! Exciting, right?! We’re currently working on finalizing season #1 and will launch the first episodes in early 2020. The trailer is up and you can already subscribe on Stitcher and Spotify. Google Play and iTunes will follow shortly.

We’re also excited to announce, that we will be joining the Health Podcast Network, which allows us to share our excitement for women’s health innovation and femtech with an even broader audience of digital health enthusiasts.

Going forward we will be adding a “Tune in!” section to this newsletter and share what we’re listening to every week. We hope you like it!

Arielle Dreyfuss: Best Advice for Femtech Founders (Podcast: 50inTech)

Investing in Medical Devices: Dennis McWilliams, Venture Partner of Santé Ventures & Managing Director of SparkMed Advisors (Podcast: What 2 Know)

Entrepreneurs Playing Games with Alma and Patricia from Vibio (Podcast: Entrepreneurs Playing Games)

Who’s Hiring?

Maven is looking for an Engineering Manager.

Lola is hiring a Director, Media.

Steady Sense is looking to hire a Senior Performance Marketing Manager.

Alpha Medical is looking for a Product Manager.

Everly Well is hiring a Lead Biostatistician.

Unbound Babes is looking for a Chief Growth Officer.

Want so see more jobs? Click HERE!

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