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.

“We are uniquely integrating data, science and the lived experiences from the patients that we serve into all ongoing product development efforts related to our flagship breast cancer program. Our objective is to detect earlier, diagnose easier and treat more comprehensively for the nearly 100M women who are currently underserved by existing standards of care.” Mammogen CEO, Elizabeth Cormier-May

Highlights

Women’s health startup Mammogen annoucnes a $2M seed round and the debut of its genTRU liquid biopsy platform.

Only days after announcing its Series C, Kindbody continues its expansion with the opening of a new state-of the art fertility clinic and IVF Lab in Austin, Texas.

UK menopause startup Bia Care launches a virtual clinic for remote care solutions.

Medicine360, a global nonprofit for women’s health pharmaceutical organization, appoints Dr. Tine Raine-Bennett as Chief Executive Officer.

Lupin announces FDA approval of a supplemental new drug application for SOLOSEC for the treatment of trichomoniasis.

Applications are open for Femtech Lab London’s second accelerator cohort. Read our interview with the founders here.

The Gates Foundation commits $2.1 billion to advance gender equality globally over the next five years.

Investigational pill for postpartum depression shows promise in clinical trial led by The Feinstein Institutes.

Maven expands its women’s and family health offering as Dr. Neel Shah becomes the company’s new Chief Medical Officer.

In the Know

New Report by Carrot Fertility & RESOLVE: Fertility at Work (Femtech Insider)

H12021 Digital Health Funding: Another Blockbuster Year… In 6 Months (Rock Health)

Black Female-Founded Companies Need Funding, Not Accelerators or Incubators (Forbes)

How women’s health startups could benefit from digital health’s wave of consolidations (Business Insider)

The pandemic’s new risk to women’s health (Politico)

Mad Men. Furious Women. (Zoe Scaman / Substack)

Spread of women’s health technology faces legal barrier in Japan (Mainichi)

From birth-control delivery to online pregnancy care, here are the 9 highest funded women’s heatlh startups (Business Insider)

The fatherhood penalty: how parental leave policies perpetuate the gender gap (even in our ‘progressive’ universities (The Conversation)

Sleep Apnea in Women May Be Undertreated (Forbes Health)

‘Nobody is catching it’: Algorithms used in health care nationwide are ripe with bias (STAT News)

Menopause: Speaking up to end the stigma (BBC)

Who’s Hiring? 

FemHealth Ventures is looking for an Investment Analyst.

The Lowdown is looking for a Social and Content Lead.

Hertility is hiring a Growth Strategy Manager

Saral is looking for a Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer.

Hers is looking for a Product Designer.

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