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Maternity management startup Dorsata closes a $5.2M Series A; The UN Population Fund warns the COVID-19 pandemic could have serious consequences for women’s health; Rhia Ventures presents a new issue brief about COVID-19 and Reproductive Health; Yes Health, a digital health service focused on nutrition counseling raises a $6M Series A; The FDA relaxes requirements for digital products helping patients with psychiatric disorders during the COVID-19 crisis; According to a recently published Crunchbase report, only 3% of business funding goes to women; With Covid-19 delaying routine care, chronic disease startups brace for a slew of complications; Rare disease drug research platform RDMD closes a $14M Series A
This week let’s talk fertilify benefits!
Carrot offers a fertility benefit for modern companies, focused on making fertility care easier, accessible, and more affordable. The company partners with modern companies to provide fertility coverage for the millions of employees.
Progyny is a leading fertility benefits management company that combines clinical and emotional guidance and support, science, technology, and data to provide comprehensive, inclusive, and effective value-based fertility solutions for self-insured employers
Fertifa is a UK-based fertility benefits company and helps employers support their employees through affordable, one-stop, bespoke fertility care enabling for a more positive outcome.
In the Know
Fertifa Founder Tony Chen: “The significant number of employees impacted by fertility Issues is a major challenge for employers. And yet it remains a taboo subject.” (Femtech Insider)
Call for Participation: Cambridge University Explores the Intersection of Women’s Health and Digital Tools (Femtech Insider)
COVID-19 is normalizing telehealth. And that’s A Good Thing (Fast Company)
Chaving Against Regulation, Silicon Valley Pivots to Pandemic (Wired)
‘A Lifeline’: The Doulas Guiding Clients Through Childbirth – From a Distance (Guardian)
How to Build an Ecosystem of Digital Health Partnerships. Interview with Eugene Borukhovich, former Global Head of Bayer G4A (R2G)
The Coronavirus Will Make the Digital Divide Even Worse (Bloomberg)
COVID-19 is Forcing Hopeful Parents-To-Be to Put Their Family Dreams on Hold (Well+Good)
Ovia is looking for a Digital Content Editor.
Clue is hiring a Senior Android Engineer.
Niramai is looking to hire a Senior Executive – Quality & Regulatory.
Alva is hiring a Product Designer.
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