Every Thursday we send out a curated newsletter on all things femtech and women’s health innovation. This is an excerpt from the latest edition. If you’d like to subscribe, you can do so at the bottom of this page.

“After witnessing a long-overdue focus on the female menstrual cycle in recent years, it is now time to consider the end of the cycle. The fact that Frieda has secured a significant investment and a strong partner on board is crucial and makes us immensely proud. We look forward to addressing the treatment gap in menopause and thinking beyond.” Valentina Ullrich, Frieda Health CEO & Founder. Image: Frieda Health


German menopause startup Frieda Health raises €2.5M in pre-seed funding.

Indian At-home hormone testing startup Inito raises $6M in Series A funding for global expansion.

Swiss medical device company Pregnolia raises $2.47M to advance premature birth diagnostics.

South Korean breast cancer diagnostics company Lunit secures $150M to accelerate growth.

Lilio Health secures €2.2M in seed funding for its baby sensor bracelet.

BeMe secures $1.5M in funding from BCBS Kansas to address teen mental health.

Movano Helathlaunches Evie, its smart ring focused on women’s health.

Hims & Hers unveils MedMatch in a bid to advance personalized healthcare through AI.

Mammogen achieves CLIA validation for its early detection blood test for Stage I diagnosis of breast cancer.

Behavioral health company Uplift acquiresMinded, an online psychiatry practice for women.

In the Know

Convergence: When Beauty Meets Women’s Health (Femtech Insider)

Polari Group‘s Bold Leap into Anorectal Health (Femtech Insider)

Dove and Open Source Afro Hair Library Release Pioneering Guide for Coding Black Hair in Gaming (Femtech Insider)

New Horizons in Birth Control for Men (Femtech Insider)

Setting the right standards to address gender bias in research, datasets and AI (Healthcare Transformers)

Ageism, menopause, and health disparities in Latin America (The Lancet)

Only 0.5% of neuroscience studies look at women’s health. Here’s how to change that (Nature)

Linking the vaginal microbiome to women’s health (Nature)

Packaging‘s Evolution from ‘Silent Salesman’ to ‘Brand Ambassador’ (Beauty Matter)

Who’s Hiring?

Below are some jobs we’ve curated for the women’s health innovation community. Use this link to submit a role if you’re looking to hire or contact us to be featured.

Bobbie is hiring a Sr. Director, E-Commerce & Growth.

Movano Health is looking for an iOS Engineer.

Oula Health is looking for a Business Development & Partnerships Manager.

Theramex is hiring a Global Senior Brand Manager – Menopause.

To view more roles, visit our job board.

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