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.

HerMD Chief Strategy Officer Kathy Lai, HerMD Chief Growth Officer Komel Caruso and HerMD Founder & Chief Medical Officer Dr. Somi Javaid. (Image: HerMD)

Highlights

HerMD adds $10M in Series A funding to scale its physical clinics and launch virtual services throughout the U.S.

Nabta Health raises $1.5M in seed funding to transform women’s healthcare in emerging markets.

Aura raises $700K to help fertility clinics deliver whole-person care.

FemTec Healthlaunches its DTC brand Awesome Woman to personalize and transform the healthcare experience for women.

Ferringinvests in fertility platform Robyn with the option to acquire the company.

Renegade.bio and Metabolomic Diagnosticspartner to develop a novel preeclampsia risk screening test.

Bellabeat seeks FDA approval for its Ivy health tracker.


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On March 24 & 25, 2022 innovators from all corners of the women’s health innovation and femtech ecosystem are coming together in Edinburgh (UK) to share their insights on the state of women’s health and discuss how technology and innovation can support the health of women in Scotland and beyond.

Join entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, analysts, and other experts at this first Women’s Health Innovation Forum in Scotland organized by Goddess Gaia Ventures or catch the livestream on Day 1. 👇


In the Know

Femtech Trendwatch: Postpartum Hemorrhage, If Health Systems Could Talk & #Hillary4Femtech (Femtech Insider)

Hacking Mother’s Milk (Neo.Life)

Maternal Deaths Rose During the First Year of the Pandemic (NY Times)

The Wellness Vibe is Shifting (Well To Do / Substack)

20 years ago, a landmark report spotlighted systemic racism in medicine. Why has so little changed? (STAT News)

How Black Feminists Defined Abortion Rights (New Yorker)

Why America Has So Few Doctors (The Atlantic)

What New York women’s health startups are doing to improve Black maternal morbidity (Modern Healthcare)

How we found our way through our fertility issues in academia (Nature)

What We Can Get Wrong About Women (Ellevest)


Who’s Hiring? 

Alloy is looking for a CRM and Email Marketing Manager.

Ovia Health is hiring a QA Analyst.

Clue is looking for a Senior UX Researcher.

Seven Starling is looking for a Head of Clinical Operations.

O.School is hiring a Freelance Writer.

Visit the Femtech Insider Job Board to see more roles or to add your own! 

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