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.

“Our goal is making a positive impact on global public health by helping end the silent epidemic of sexually transmitted infections for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Through Testmate’s low-cost urine-based DNA platform detection technology, we’re empowering individuals to take control of their sexual health with accessible, accurate, and convenient testing solutions, from home.” Siew-Veena Sahi, Founder of Testmate Health


Testmate Health secures $6M in seed funding for game-changing at-home rapid STI test.

Dandi secures $1.3M in funding to enhance the fertility care experience with novel ‘IVF Care Kit’.

Hologic to acquire Endomag, a surgical guidance company, for $310 million.

Samsung acquires French fetal ultrasound AI software company Sonio.

HIV drug Biktarvy receives FDA approval for use in pregnant adults.

Teal Health receives FDA Breakthrough Designation for at-home cervical cancer screening device.

Hera Biotech reports positive interim results from endometriosis diagnostics study.

Remote pregnancy monitoring company Nuvo goes public through merger with LAMF Global Ventures.

Digital health startups keleya and Kinderheldin merge; introduce new integrated maternal health platform in Germany.

Gynoveda expands reach with new fertility clinic in Pune; aims for 100+ clinics across India.

Tower Capital sponsors global investment consortium dedicated to women’s health in partnership with the World Economic Forum.

Femtech Investment Round-up – April 2024

In the Know

The Biggest Women’s Health Investment Opportunities, According to Women’s Health Investors (Femtech Insider)

TIME100 Health List: 7 Women Leading the Charge for Global Women’s Health (Femtech Insider)

A Fundamental Stage of Human Reproduction Is Shifting (The Atlantic)

The AI health care revolution is already here. And its skeptics have some real concerns. (Women’s Health)

Women’s fertility is more complicated than you might have heard (BBC)

We need to talk about menopause (The Washington Post)

Fibroids: Not just a young woman’s problem (Harvard Health Publishing)

Football: The doctor ’empowering’ England women to success (BBC)

Safeguarding women’s health in the face of rising temperatures (PreventionWeb)

How women’s health startups can get VCs to take notice (Crain’s New York Business)

Who’s Hiring?

Everly Health is looking for a Senior Software Engineer.

Kindbody is hiring a Clinic Director.

Hims & hers is looking for a Product Manager, EMR Platform.

Inova Health System is looking for a Registered Nurse Supervisor – Labor and Delivery.

Flo Health is hiring a Senior Content Editor.

Progyny is looking for an Information Architect.

Carrot Fertility is hiring a Customer Success Manager.

Tia is looking for a Lead Clinical Assistant.

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