fertility tracking app

By Heather Mack November 30, 2016
Berlin-based Clue, which makes an app that tracks a woman’s menstrual cycle through machine learning, has raised $20 million in Series B funding in a round led by Nokia Growth Partners. Existing investors Union Square Ventures, Mosaic Ventures, Brigitte Mohn and Christopher Maire also participated along with new investors Giving Wings and Fabrice Grinda. Previously, the company raised $7 million...
By Heather Mack November 15, 2016
San Francisco and Zurich-based Ava, which makes a fertility-tracking wearable and companion app, has raised $9.7 million in Series A funding in a round led by VC Polytech Ventures. Additional funding came from new investors Blue Ocean Ventures and Global Sources as well as existing investors Swisscom and ZKB. This brings the company’s total funding to $12.3 million. The company, which officially...
By Heather Mack July 28, 2016
San Francisco, California-based Ava, a medical technology company focused on women’s reproductive health, announced the launch of its fertility tracking bracelet and companion app. Named simply “Ava,” the direct-to-consumer bracelet uses sensor-enabled technology to detect a woman’s fertility window in a given month. The company, which was founded in Switzerland in 2014 and has raised $2.6...
By Aditi Pai November 16, 2015
Switzerland-based Ava, which is developing a fertility tracking system, raised $2.6 million from ZKB and Swisscom as well as angel investors. The company, which has offices in Zurich and San Francisco, is working on creating a wearable device, worn only at night, that it claims can measure nine physiological parameters. The company lists seven such parameters on its website: neurological,...
By Aditi Pai October 20, 2015
There have been a number of digital health products that have launched on Indiegogo and Kickstarter in the last few weeks. These products, which all include a hardware element this time around, range from a mole -scanning smartphone peripheral, from a company that's been active in digital health for a couple years now, to a smartphone-connected spirometer. Notably, there are two women's health...
By Aditi Pai October 12, 2015
Germany-based Clue, which has developed a women's health app, raised $7 million from Union Square Ventures and Mosaic Ventures. This brings the company's total funding to $10 million. Clue's most recent round was announced in March. Existing investors include German private investor Brigitte Mohn; French investment firm Groupe Arnault, the controlling shareholder of LVMH (Moët Hennessy – Louis...
By Aditi Pai August 19, 2015
Boulder, Colorado-based Kindara, which offers fertility tracking tools, has raised $5.3 million in a round led by Boston Seed Capital with participation from SOS Ventures, Good Works Ventures, PV Ventures, MENA Venture Investments, and 62 Mile Ventures. The funding included the conversion of $1.9 million in convertible notes. This brings the company's total funding to at least $6.5 million to...
By Aditi Pai May 18, 2015
Ovia Pregnancy Of the nearly 100 iOS apps focused on tracking women's reproductive health, few have been assessed or recommended by reproductive health experts, a recent study of such apps and the corresponding literature has concluded. The study was published in Obstetrics & Gynecology and it included an analysis of 94 unique menstrual cycle tracking apps found in Apple App Store, as well...
By Aditi Pai May 6, 2015
Digital health startup Welltwigs has unveiled its fertility app, Fertility Monitor, along with two fertility-tracking devices at a TechCrunch event in New York this week. The company's app tracks a woman's fertility cycle, but also monitors the woman's basal body temperature (BBT) with a product called Thermotwig and hormone levels with a device called Labtwig. Although other companies, including...
By Aditi Pai March 17, 2015
Germany-based Clue has raised $2 million from German private investor Brigitte Mohn; French Groupe Arnault, the controlling shareholder of LVMH (Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton); the German pharmaceutical company DR. KADE; as well as executives from Spotify, Dropbox, and SoundCloud. This brings the company's total funding to $3 million. Existing investors include Christophe Maire, Joanne Wilson,...