Medtech Startup Focusing on Menopause Raises $2.5M in Seed Funding

After raising $2.5M in seed funding, Lisa Health announced the launch of its new app, Midday, which has been created in collaboration with Mayo Clinic.  The app provides a personalized digital health solution that illuminates what is happening physically and emotionally during menopause and provides the right intervention at the right time to promote healthy aging. See this article in FemTech Insider to learn more.

Female-led Startups Bring Innovation to Reproductive Health

Reproductive health issues have certainly been a topic in the news over the past few weeks in the United States. At Johns Hopkins University, two teams led by female graduate students are bringing much needed innovation to the reproductive health product marketplace. One company, Ovubrush, is a technology-enabled toothbrush that monitors biomarker in saliva to identify ovulation windows for conception. Another company, NovvaCup is redesigning menstrual cups to have different collapsible states which will increase ease of insertion and removal. To read more about these companies and the women behind them, check out this article posted in Johns Hopkins HUB.