Innovative Health Diagnostics and AIMA Laboratories Collaborate to Develop New, Revolutionary At-Home Test to Detect Endometriosis

Both laboratories join forces to expand access to an important and reliable endometriosis blood test that can be self-administered anytime, anywhere IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Innovative Health Diagnostics (IHD), a CLIA- and FDA-certified lab that empowers every person by providing access to accurate, clinical testing, announced today a new partnership with AIMA Laboratories (AIMA), a preclinical FemTech company dedicated to […]

Meet the Bay Street Bull 30X30 Class of 2022

Simone Godbout, Harit Sohal, Kiara Botha, Nadia Ladak (Co-founders, Marlow) Canadian brand Marlow is transforming the way people experience menstrual health. Dedicated to changing the uncomfortable conversations and experiences around menstrual and sexual wellness, the female-led team (comprised of four young and dynamic Western University grads) saw a glaringly apparent gap in the market and […]

PODCAST: Find the Right Birth Control Option For You with Reya Health – Episode 158

FemTech Focus is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded to empower, equip, and bring together healthcare professionals, life-science entrepreneurs, and forward thinking investors to revolutionize women’s health and wellness. FemTech Focus elevates the FemTech industry through increased awareness, providing resources to FemTech founders, & creating opportunities to support FemTech startups through exposure, networking, and access to […]

These 3 Women Are Shaping The Future Of Women’s Health By Bringing Next Generation Of Femtech Products To The Market

It’s not a secret that finally, after years of being overlooked, women’s health is having its moment. According to Frost & Sullivan’s report, the femtech (female technology) market revenue is expected to reach $1.1 billion by 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.9%. The report states that, through solutions targeting early diagnosis and leveraging […]

Is Social Egg Freezing The Future Of Motherhood?

As a rising number of young women seek to preserve their fertility, Sirin Kale investigates the risks and rewards of “social” egg freezing – and what it could mean for the future of motherhood. Thirty-one-year-old Alice, a public health consultant from London, has an unusual birthday present lined up for herself this year: a course […]

Koble and CBC – The importance of funding women-led startups

In this segment for CBC, our CEO, Swati Matta, had the opportunity to share her insights on women-led startups. Here, Swati shares her story: she talks about how Koble was founded with the mission to improve the health and well-being of parents. Thanks to investors and angel collectives like Backbone Angels, who support BIPOC and […]

Kt launches a crash course in menstruation for teens with their Period 101 Guide

Kt by Knix, little sister brand to Global intimates and apparel brand Knix, is excited to announce Period 101: A Crash Course in Menstruation for Teens – a free guide to provide accessible period education and fight period stigma among teens and their peers. This guide is built on the premise of removing all taboos and […]

Interview with Rachel Bartholomew, Founder & CEO at Hyivy Health

Rachel Bartholomew has been involved in the start up community for the past 10 years working in various roles in small businesses, venture capital, innovation labs and ecosystem partnerships. She is currently working on her second business, Hyivy Health, focused on creating a medical device for women with pelvic floor conditions after her own cervical […]

Undu Wearables Launches Its Sustainable Menstrual Pain Solution in Canada

Toronto-based femtech startup Undu Wearables has recently launched their unique wearable menstrual pain management products across Canada. Period pain impacts 84% of women resulting in 9 days of productivity lost every year. Yet people looking for relief from menstrual pain have felt that this problem hasnot been adequately addressed and are looking for non-invasive options. […]

How This Canadian Intimates Company Is Proving That Women Have What It Takes

Women have struggled with our periods for years. When Joanna Griffiths, Founder and CEO of Knix, created the world’s first leakproof underwear in 2013, you bet she had our attention. Since then, Joanna has built an entire intimates company based on empowering women in all stages of life, regardless of age, body size, color, race, […]