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.

Baymatob Founder Dr. Sarah McDonald, Baymtob CEO Tara Croft, and Australian Unity Fund Manager Victor Windeyer. Image: Baymatob

Highlights

Australian medtech company Baymatob raises $3M for Oli, its AI-guided PPH monitoring device.

Carlyle and PAI Partners agree to acquire women’s health pharma company Theramex.

12 additional fertility clinics adoptTMRW‘s specimen management solution.

Willow launches Willow Go, a new in-bra wearable breast pump.

Vara teams up with Greek healthcare provider MITERA to launch decentralized breast cancer screening centers.

Round-up: New executive hires at Mosie Baby, EveryBaby, LEIA, and Cityblock Health.

Meet the 15 startups graduating from Y Combinator‘s W22 batch we’re watching closely right now!

UnitedHealth’s deal with LHC highlights broader interest in the home health industry.


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In the Know

5 Expert Branding Tips for Femtech Companies (Femtech Insider)

Femtech Trendwatch: SteelSky Ventures’ Inaugural Fund, Spotlight: Urinary Incontinence & The Digital Health Stack (Femtech Insider)

Women are calling out ‘Medical Gaslighting’ (New York Times)

Women’s Healthtech Has a Policy Problem (Crunchbase)

The bloody cycle of women’s health inequity (Apolitical)

Femtech, the growing market for women’s ehalth, explained (The Hustle)

“Vulva Spaceship” aims to counter prevalence of phallic spacecraft (Dezeen)

Endometriosis can end women’s career’s and stall their education. That’s everyone’s business. (The Conversation)

AI gone astray: How subtle shifts in patient data send popular algorithms reeling, undermining patient safety (STAT)

Birth Certificate Policies and LGBTQ+ Families (Public Health Post)

2021 Study of Gender Diversity on Private Company Boards (Crunchbase)

Changing the Landscape of Women’s Health: Founders & CEOs Sound Off (Forbes)


Who’s Hiring? 

Planera is looking for a Head of Production Operations (Supply Chain).

Rhia Ventures is hiring a Development Associate.

Seven Starling is looking for a Head of Strategic Partnerships.

Nurx is looking for a Senior Product Designer.

Alpha Medical is hiring a Senior Full Stack Engineer.

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

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