The Rise of Femtech

A boom in technology for women is good for everyone. In 2014, Apple released its first Health app to much fanfare. It was designed to help people monitor things like weight, height, and sodium intake: “all of your metrics that you’re most interested in,” Apple exec Craig Federighi told The Verge at the time. And yet one basic […]

Facit’s Prospects Fund Fuels Women’s Health and Brain Cancer Therapies for Ontario Patients

Seed-stage commercialization realizes value in the Province’s health research and intellectual property. September 28, 2022 – FACIT congratulates Ontario-based start-ups Hyivy Health and HDAX Therapeutics as the latest recipients of capital through its Prospects Oncology Fund. Selected among a top-tier pool of applicants, these Ontario-based innovations illustrate excellent potential to benefit patients with cancer. Former […]

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 […]