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.

Moxxie Ventures Founder Katie Jacobs Stanton plans to invest between $250K and $500K in underrepresented and underestimated founders. (Source: Techcrunch)

Highlights

Willow raises an additional $20M to fuel growth and channel availability; Intel extends its paid leave benefits and provides new moms with a breast milk shipping benefit from Milk Stork; #Angels Founding Partner, Katie Jacobs Stanton, Raises $25M for Debut Fund Moxxie Ventures, which will focus on “products that make life and work better”; Estrella Jaramillo shares her 2019 Femtech Highlights on Forbes

Company Spotlight 

This week in light of Intel and Milk Stork’s new partnership, we’d like to introduce you to some companies, who aim to make life easier for nursing mothers.

Milk Stork is the first breast milk shipping company for breastfeeding moms.

MyMilk wants to empower breastfeeding moms to understand their breastmilk cues and what it means for each unique mother-infant dyad.

Elvie is working on a silent breast pump, that eliminates noise and allows mothers to pump in peace anytime, anywhere.

In The Know

[M]otherboard: Building Relationships between Care Providers and Birthing Parents (Femtech Insider)

The Ideas That Will Shape Healthcare in the Next Decade (Fortune)

Pexxi Founder Says VCs are “Painfully” Clueless about Birth Control (Sifted)

The Fertility Industry Is Flawed. Here’s How to Change It. (Kindbody)

Alienated, Alone and Angry: What the Digital Revolution Really Did to Us (Buzzfeed)

The Nude Project: Heist to Crowdsouce a Skin-Tone Color Palette Index, with free and Open Access to All Companies (Leanluxe)

The Tech Trend of 2019 We Can All Be Proud of: Women-Led VC Funds (Medium)

Femtech: What Do Women Want? Venture Capital! (CTech)

A New Model for Investing in Health (StartUp Health)

The Strange Decade in Online Feminism (Vice)

2019: It’s a Wrap!

Year-End Message from Kathrin Folkendt, Founder & Editor at Femtech Insider

Tune in!

Grains of Salt: Hormone History in the Modern Age (Podcast: Hormonal by Clue)

Confronting Racial Bias and Disparities in Healthcare: Nikole Hanna-Jones, Investigative Reporter of the New York Times Magazine and Creator of The 1619 Project (Podcast: What 2 Know)

2019 Year-End Review: The Forces & Factors Reframing Healthcare with Dr. Zeev Neuwirth (Podcast: Creating a New Healthcare)

Femtech Insider gets a podcast! 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 StitcherSpotifyGoogle Play and iTunes.

Who’s Hiring?

Rory is looking for a Senior Product Manager.

Prelude is hiring a Laboratory Assistant.

Maven is looking to hire an Engineering Manager.

Lola is looking for a Director, E-Commerce.

Everly Well is hiring a Senior Brand Manager, Innovation.

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