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 […]

Why this Period-Care Brand is Offering a “Cradle to Grave” Analysis

Period-care company Aisle, which sells reusable pads, tampons and menstrual underwear, has created a reporting system to self-monitor its CO2 emissions, energy and waste and give consumers a “cradle to grave” analysis. “We believe in a world where everybody matters and that nothing and no one is disposable,” says Aisle founder Suzanne Siemens. “As a […]

Eli Raises $1.9 Million CAD in Seed Funding to Develop At-Home Hormone Monitoring Tech

Eli Science Inc. has raised a $1.9 million CAD ($1.5 million USD) seed round to target the historically underserved women’s healthtech market via its saliva-based daily hormone tracking technology. The round, which was co-led by Hong Kong’s Vectr Ventures and 2048 Ventures, closed in late December 2020. Other investors included Real Ventures, Techstars, Panache Ventures, Ramen Ventures, MEDTEQ+, and Steven Arless, who joined Eli […]