Tag: femtech

FemTech Focus FemTech Summit Speakers

March is Women’s History Month! We’re making history of our own by honoring the 100th episode of the FemTech Focus Podcast Hosted by Dr. Brittany Barreto. The FemTech Focus Podcast with Dr. Brittany Barreto is a conversational series that brings femtech experts – including doctors, scientists, inventors, and founders – to talk about innovative technology,…


What is Period Poverty?

Period poverty is a lack of access to menstrual products, facilities, and education. Globally, period poverty affects 1 in 4 women worldwide and is an international health issue. The lack of access forces women to use items like rags, newspapers, and plastic bags in replacement of sanitary products like pads and tampons. Even in the…


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…


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,…