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.

“Tackling questions of ownership, power and financing is crucial to me as an entrepreneur. Business models create realities and extractive models do not only threaten the environment and health, but also reproduce exploitative standards and anti-democratic tendencies. We want to counter this with a model that promotes creation instead of consumption, quality instead of quantity and triple top line instead of hypergrowth.” Vyld CEO Ines Schiller. Image: Vyld


Vyld secures seven-figure funding for seaweed-based women’s health products using novel financing model.

NEXT Life Sciences secures $2.5M in funding to advance male contraceptive product Plan A.

Nest Collaborative secures $6M in Series A funding to scale its virtual lactation support platform.

3Daughters secures over $2M in seed funding for novel IUD development.

Diva’Me raises $1M pre-seed funding to advance menstrual health in Dubai and beyond.

FDA clears Osteoboost by Bone Health Technologies to address osteopenia in women.

Sexual healthcare provider TBD Healthlaunches B2B services; partners wtih FOLX Health and Wisp.

Teal Health‘s clinical trial advances cervical cancer screening with the Teal Wand.

Pandia Healthexpands services to include menopause care.

Daré Bioscience receives grant from Gates Foundation to develop biotherapeutic products for infant and women’s health.

Pvolve and University of Exeterrelease study on exercise’s impact on pre and post-menopausal women.

Chinese medtech company Landing Med surpasses 10 million AI-assisted pap-smear screenings.

Femtech Canadalaunches to support women’s health innovations.

In the Know

The Femtech Word of the Year: Momentum (Femtech Insider)

The Diagnostic Potential of Menstrual Blood (Femtech Insider)

Femtech Insider Partners with Jobbio’s Amply Network to Elevate Femtech Job Search and Talent Acquisition  (Femtech Insider)

New generation of female entrepreneurs tackles women’s heart health (The Washington Post)

But Where’s Our Little Blue Pill? (Cosmopolitan)

Shortcomings and opportunities for health equity in pediatrics (MobiHealthNews)

Breaking Down Barriers to Improve Women’s Health (Inside Presicion Medicine)

Who’s Hiring

Organon is hiring a US Pricing Lead.

Kindbody is hiring a Clinic Nurse.

Progyny is looking for a Senior Director, Health Plan Relationship Manager.

Inova Health System is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) Obstetic Emergency Department.

Carrot Fertility is looking for a Customer Success Manager.

Booz Allen Hamilton is hiring a Health Data Engineer.

Flo Health is hiring a Product Designer.

Hims & Hers is hiring a Sr. Engineer, Frontend.

Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute is looking for a Clinical Operations Leader.

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