“The patient experience today is slow, it’s incomplete, and ultimately it’s delivering not great outcomes. We are under-delivering as a country. Almond is coming in and modernizing the OB-GYN office.” Almond Co-founder Tara Raffi. (Picture with Co-founder Carly Allen. Image: Almond)


Y-Combinator Alum Almond raises $7M to pursue its vision of holistic OB/GYN care.

Parenting support platform Happity raises £800K to invest in growth.

UK-based Emm raises $1M in pre-seed funding to take its smart menstrual cup to market.

YourBio teams up with Turtle Health to introduce a new method for AMH testing.

Sexual wellness brand Lora DiCarlo quietly ends operations.

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UX design agency, Guidea, is proud to announce the names of the 30 FemTech companies chosen for UX research, design, and mentorship through our sponsorship program, Femovate.

The Femovate program was created to help FemTech founders launch or improve their UX to provide the best possible experience for users and improve traction with investors. 

While applications for Femovate are closed for the year, we encourage you to join the waitlist for next year or get in touch to learn more about working with a UX design team that has deep knowledge and expertise in HealthTech, MedTech, and FemTech.

Ready to find out who was chosen for Femovate ‘22?👇

In the Know

Innovation in Women’s Mental Health (Femtech Insider)

The growing menopause-at-work market (Axios)

Harassment in Economics Doesn’t Stay in Economics (The Atlantic)

The way we tell #MeToo stories is changing (Washington Post)

For-Profit Abortion Telemedicine Startups Are Proliferating in the Wake of Roe (Truthout)

Q&A: Caraway’s CEO on the ‘tsunami’ of healthcare need among young women (MobiHealthNews)

A History of Missed Opportunity (The Medicine Maker)

Activists Are Burning Out – No One’s Picking Up the Pieces (Refinery29)

Will sextech survive a tech crackdown and cost of living crisis? (Sifted)

Giving equal chances for everyone to become a parent. Interview with Jenny Saft, Co-founder, Apryl (EU Startups)

Who’s Hiring?

Inne is looking for a Medical Director.

Lvndr is looking for a Senior Backend Developer.

Mirvie is hiring a Clinical Trial Manager.

Tia is looking for a Sr. Growth Marketing Manager.

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

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