June 24, 2019
Last year saw record amounts of investment be plugged into European tech startups, according to the 2018 State of European Tech from investment firm Atomico.
However, 93% of that funding went to startups with all-male founding teams, and the findings resemble data compiled by market research firm Pitchbook in the US, which indicates that women-led ventures secured just 2.2% of venture capital...
April 2, 2019
This morning London-based femtech company Elvie announced that it raised $42 million in Series B funding. The latest round was led by IPGL with participation from Octopus Ventures and Impact Ventures UK.
WHAT THEY DO
The women-led startup has developed two main products in the feminine care space; a pelvic floor trainer and a breast pump.
The first, called Elvie Trainer, was launched in 2014...
November 6, 2014
London-based Chiaro has launched a device, called Elvie, that aims to help consumers accurately do kegel exercises.
Up to one in three women will experience pelvic floor muscle problems at some point in their life, the company explains, but strengthening these muscles through kegel exercises could lead to better core strength and improved back and abdominal strength. Some reasons the pelvic floor...