Swiss startup Ava raises $30 million for its fertility monitoring bracelet

Zurich-based Ava, a femtech startup that makes a fertility monitoring bracelet, has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round. The majority of the new financing came from existing investors Polytech Ventures, btov, and SVC. The company’s product, Ava Bracelet, detects the 5.3-day fertility window in a woman’s menstrual cycle in real time. While […]

Swedish femtech app Natural Cycles raises $30 million

Contraceptive app Natural Cycles has raised $30 million to expand globally. The Series B round was led by EQT Ventures alongside previous backers Sunstone Capital, e.ventures, and Bonnier Growth Media. The new funds will be used for further product development, clinical research, and recruiting as the company prepares to internationalise. The round brings the Stockholm-based […]

Women’s health tech startup Elvie raises $6 million in new funding

Elvie, a women’s health tech startup based in the UK, has raised $6 million in a Series A round from Octopus Ventures with participation from AllBright. Previous investors that also took part in the round include Lars Rasmussen, Google Maps founder; Michael Spencer, iCap founder; Nicole Junkermann, NJF Capital founder; and Alexandra Chong, Lulu founder. […]