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.

“I’m proud of the impact Health In Her HUE has achieved thus far to ensure Black women and women of color have a safe space to prioritize their holistic health and well-being. I know first-hand the challenges women of color face to receive equal quality of care while not feeling seen and heard by the healthcare system.” Ashlee Wisdom, Founder & CEO of Health In Her Hue

This Week’s Highlights

Health in Her HUE secures $3M in seed funding to expand services for women of color.

Heranova raises $13.5M for novel non-invasice diagnostics and treatment of endometriosis and bacterial vaginosis.

Annabella secures $8.5M seed funding to introduce its breast pump tech into the U.S. market.

Hera Biotechis to acquire endometriosis diagnostic assets from Scailyte in a move towards non surgical diagnosis.

Cosette acquires HSDD treatment Vyleesi from Palatin for $12M amid market challenges.

Dr. Reddy‘s acquires menopause supplement brand MenoLabs from Amyris in Chapter 11 auction.

Qvin‘s Q-Pad makes history with first FDA approval for menstrual blood health testing.

Owlet introduces FDA-cleared BabySat for enhanced infant monitoring.

Garmin unveils new ‘Lily’ smartwatches focused on women’s wellness.

Vivoo unveils new at-home UTI test at CES.

ReproTech introduces Cryo-Logix to streamline cryostorage for IVF clinics.

Gynesonics non-invasive uterine fibroid treatment gains official recognition with establishment of new CPT code.

Contraline‘s first-in-human clinical trial shows promise for novel male contraceptive.

Bayer announces positive Phase III results for non-hormonal treatment for menopause-related vasomotor symptoms.

In the Know

In the Know

Eli Lilly’s LillyDirect: Implications for Direct-to-Consumer Women’s Health Startups (Femtech Insider)

Kindbody‘s Growth Ambitions Spotlight Tension Between Venture Capital and Patient Care (Femtech Insider)

What many companies still get wrong about parental leave (Fast Company)

The proactive fertility care industry is soaring. Is that a good thing? (BBC)

Toyota’s research hub tests seatbelt safety for pregnant women (Repairer Driven News)

When will women get real reproductive health care in America? (The Hill)

The Intersection of Women, Health & Work (Colorado School of Public Health Blog)

Being a chronically ill young adult is hard enough. Finding information about my fertility is even harder (STAT)

Who’s Hiring?

Below are some jobs we’ve curated for the women’s health innovation community.

Progyny is looking for a Senior Product Manager, Fertility.

AXA Funds Management is looking for a Portfolio Manager – Healthcare.

Circle Health Group is looking for a Registered Nurse – Fertility.

Valley Hope Associaton is looking for a Women’s Behavioral Healthcare Technician.

Origin is hiring a Clinic Coordinator.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is hiring a Partner Sales Manager, Nonprofit Healthcare.

Flo Health is looking for a Senior Medical Writer.

To view more roles or add your own, visit our job board.

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