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.

Salignostics flagship product is SaliStick, the world’s first rapid saliva-based pregnancy test kit. The kit has obtained European CE certification and Medical Devices and Accessories approval from Israel’s Ministry of Health.

Highlights

Israeli startup Salignostics raises $8M in Series A funding to take its saliva-based pregnancy test to market.

UK-based intimate care brand WooWoo raises £750K in seed funding to expand to the U.S.

Menopause support app Balanceadds new features to enable holistic care.

Maternal mental health company Canopie joins Techstars NYC.

Greece-based OMGYNO is a finalist at EU-Startups Summit’s pitch competition.

Sunny Periodlaunches pre-orders after going viral on TikTok.

Launched: Trailblazer, a new venture studio dedicated to women and sport


Highlights

May 26, 2022, 3-7pm GMT: Virtual Conference – How Innovation Is Transforming Women’s Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce stigma so many experience. In this half-day conference we want to explore the intersection of women’s mental health and innovation, invite researchers, entrepreneurs and investors to share their thoughts.

What we’ll cover:

➡️ Digital Therapeutics & CBT

➡️ Vices x Mental Health: Psychedelics & CBD

➡️ Novel Mental Health Biomarkers

➡️ Precision Medicine meets Mental Health

Get your discounted ticket using the code earlybird, when signing up today! The conference is free to attend for our Inner Circle Members.


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In the Know

Recommendations for Investing in Menstrual Health in Africa and Asia (Femtech Insider)

The Vaginal Microbiome: A Deep-Dive with FemTec Health’s Chief Science Officer Dr. Kimberly Capone (Femtech Insider)

Dr. Jane van Dis on the Future of Telehealth, the Role of Medical Advisors and the Need to Prioritize Holistic, Equitable Care (Femtech Insider)

If there is a digital health bubble, does it really matter for entrepreneurs? (STAT)

‘A little bit sci-fi’: How robots can make a dent in nurses’ workloads (MobiHealthNews)

R&D For Women’s Health: Much More Is Needed (Crunchbase)

Period Apps: Friend, For, Or Frenemy? (Nylon)

Women and Pain: A Special Report (Health Central)

After My Isolating Fertility Experience, I Started a Non-Profit for Black People (Refinery29)

3 Ways Hospitals Are Tackling Maternal Health Innovation (American Hospital Association)


Who’s Hiring? 

Maven is hiring a Director, Engineering.

Aunt Flow is looking for a Sales Development Representative.

Babyscripts is hiring a Customer Success Associate.

Allbodies is looking for a Research and Copywriting Intern.

Dotlab is hiring a Software Engineer.

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

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