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Elvie raises a £58M Series C to invest in product development and growth.
Medical device company Materna Medical raises $10M (Series A2) to accelerate growth.
U.K. based B2B women’s health platform Peppy raises a £6.6M Series A.
Female gut health DTC brand her1 closes a €5.5M Series A to invest in growth and product development.
Oova launches Oova Kit, its urine-based at-home fertility test.
Organon and ObsEva enter a global license agreement for preterm labor treatment.
Nurx launches urgent care starting with overnight delivery of emergency contraception.
Indian Inito launches its fertility hormone tracker in the U.S.
Ro now offers virtual mental health services.
In the Know
Islamic country Iran launches a new matchmaking app to combat declining fertility rates (Femtech Insider)
Digital Medicine Society: Healthcare Leaders Collaborate on Digital Inclusion Initiatives (Femtech Insider)
I get it, Elizabeth Holmes (Techcrunch)
Expanding opportunities for women and economic uncertainty are both factors in declining US fertility rates (The Conversation)
Prioritising Femtech in South-east Asia: Opportunities and Challenges (Forbes India)
Zoey Deutch Wants to Talk about Fertility (Vanity Fair)
How Health Data Gets Sold: Moving from Third-Party to First-Party (Out of Pocket)
Scientists Finish the Human Genome at Last (NY Times)
Women’s Health Has Been Ignored for Too Long. Can Femtech Be the Solution to Inclusive Health Care? (Ms. Magazine)
We Neet to Know How Menopause Changes Women’s Brains (NY Times)
Fifty Shades of SexTech: How Sexuality Meets Technology (Hackernoon)
Jada is hiring an Area Business Director.
Oura is looking for a Head of Business Development.
The Female Company is looking for an Influencer Marketing Manager.
Everlywell is hiring a Manager of Customer Experience.