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Most of us know October as the month of Halloween and pre-Thanksgiving. But in the women’s health community, October is the month of Breast Cancer Awareness. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the breast tissues. And there are various types of breast…


Ah, the elusive “exit”. If you are an investor or entrepreneur yourself, you’re probably very familiar with the term. But for those who don’t, a start-up “exit” is when a business liquidates its assets or basically sells ownership of the company to investors or another company. And there are various types of exit strategies namely,…


Remembering RBG

“Women will have achieved true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020)  The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born on March 15th, 1933, and in 1956, she enrolled at Harvard Law School as one of the only women in the…


The FemTech Focus Podcast with Dr. Brittany Barreto is a meaningfully provocative conversational series that brings femtech experts – including doctors, scientists, inventors, and founders – on air to talk about the innovative technology, services, and products. All the speakers featured advocate for the improvement of women’s health and wellness. Though many leaders in femtech are women,…


For far too long, women have been left out of research and clinical trials. Women are 1.5 times more likely to develop an adverse reaction to prescriptions than men, according to a Northwestern University study. The exclusion of women has its roots dating as far back in history as the women’s suffrage movement in the…


Femtech or “technology, services, and products that are designed to improve women’s health and wellness” as our founder Dr. Brittany Barreto defined it in the FemTech Focus podcast is a fast-growing industry. The femtech market value will cross $48.5 million in the next five years. The industry is growing from female-prevalent verticals such as fertility,…