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.

“We are honored to partner with funds that recognize the life-saving potential of our groundbreaking devices and share our mission, vision, and values. We look forward to collectively advancing an exciting new chapter of value creation in women’s health.” Neil P. Ray, MD, Founder and CEO of Raydiant Oximetry


Maternal and fetal health company Raydiant Oximetry secures $7.5M in oversubscribed Series A extension round.

Femtech venture studio Daya secures strategic investment round led by international VC fund Nextblue.

Women’s health DTC platform Unfabled launches consumer insights platform; introduces new range of signature supplements.

Wisp expands into fertility; enhancing access to comprehensice reproductive care.

Founder Gina Bartasi returns as CEO to lead Kindbody‘s next phase of growth.

Playground teams up with Center for Intimacy Justice to destigmatize conversations about sexual wellness.

Bayer and Samsung collaborate to address sleep disturbances in menopause.

Wyss Institute researchers develop ‘Cervix-on-a-Chip’, a new tool for women’s health research.

Springer Nature joins the UN Women Media Compact in pledge to empower women in science.

Women’s Health Research Round-up  – June 10, 2024

In the Know

Moving Beyond Menopause: Innovating for Women 65 and Older (Femtech Insider)

This is the biggest health challenge women face in their 50s (National Geographic)

Menopause Is Fueling a Movement (Ms. Medicine)

Women’s health has been ignored for most of history. Here’s why that’s changing – and why it’s time to double down (Fortune)

‘A watershed moment’ for a shadow disease: first state-mandated endometriosis biorepository launches in Connecticut (Science)

Japan’s Fertility Rate Drops to New Record Low (Nippon)

A Cellular Roadmap for Fertility (The Scientist)

Employers seek to ease pressure of fertility treatment for staff (Financial Times)

An AI blood test purports to diagnose postpartum depression (The Washington Post)

Who’ Hiring?

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

The Blue Box Biomedical Solutions is looking for a Technical Product Manager.

Tia is looking for an OB-GYN.

Kindbody is hiring an Embryologist.

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

Flo Health is hiring a Growth UX Writer – Commercial.

Everly Health is looking for a Director of Product Design & Research.

Hims & hers is hiring a Sr. Technical Program Manager, Growth.

HerMD is looking for a Revenue Cycle Specialist.

Carrot Fertility is looking for a Business Intelligence Analyst.

Organon is looking for a Women’s Health Account Executive.

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

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