Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on “all things femtech and women’s health innovation”. This is the latest edition. If you’re interested in subscribing, you can do so at the bottom of this page.

Rae, a socially-conscious, women-led wellness brand dedicated to supporting the well-being of all, has announced the close of a $9.5 million Series A. (Image: Rae Wellness)

Highlights

Women’s supplement brand Rae closes a $9.5M Series A to accelerate growth and define a new enterprise model for consumer wellness.

Merck spin-off Organon launches as a new global women’s health company.

OvuSense Manufacturer Fertility Focus announces the launch of OvuFirst, a new skin-worn sensor for ovulation tracking.

Cigna now reimburses Gynesonics’ Sonata System and Hologic’s Acessa Procedure for the treatment of uterine fibroids.

Women’s health company Tia opens its third physical location in Phoenix (US).

Auransa and POLARISqb enter a research collaboration to find treatments for neglegted women’s diseases like endometriosis, PCOS, triple negative breast cancer or ovarian cancer.

#VulvaTalk: Period care company Callaly launches the “We Need to Talk about Vulvas” Campaign to Dispel the Myth of the Perfect Vulva.

Female-founded psychedelic biotech company Aphrodite Health launches with a focus on women’s mental and physical health.

Apple announces new feature to share health data with doctors and track trends over time.

Agendia’s MammaPrint spots ultra-low breast cancer recurrence risks helping to identify women who could skip chemo.

Softbank is launching an accelerator program for diverse startups in Europe.

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In the Know

Cambridge Femtech Society: An Interview with Emily Otterbeck & Lesley Farrah Dorwling-Carter, Founders of the First Femtech Society at a European University (Femtech Insider)

Report: CBD & Women’s Health – Rae Wellness & Radicle Science (Femtech Insider)

Event by Women of Wearables: Investing and Fundraising in Healthtech and Femtech (Femtech Insider)

“It’s infuriating and shocking”: how medicine has failed women over time (Guardian)

These innovative designs are tackling taboo issues for women (CNN)

Funding Surges for Startups Serving Older Adults (Crunchbase)

Woman Meets Sperm (Reuters BreakingViews)

How “cultural silence”  perpetuates  the apathy towards and gaslighting of women’s health (Salon)

Hormonal Health is a massive opportunity: Where are the unicorns? (Techcrunch)

“The more technology is available for women, the better”: Interview with Natural Cycles’ Co-founder & CEO Elina Berglung (EU-Startups)

Want to identify the biggest trends and opportunities in women’s health innovation?

Great! Our brand new Inner Circle premium subscription is your backstage pass to women’s health innovation. Here at Femtech Insider we talk about femtech & women’s health innovation all day every day and we want YOU to benefit from our insights and network.

Joining our Inner Circle allows you to have your finger on the pulse and to identify the latest women’s health trends before others in the industry. Building a business in this space? Looking to invest? Interested in healthcare innovation? This is your competitive advantage.

Who’s Hiring? 

Rory is looking for a Freelance Health Writer.

Origin is hiring a Growth Marketing Associate.

The Pill Club is looking for a Market Access Manager.

Thinx is hiring a Senior Data Analyst.

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