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By  Mallory Hackett 02:33 pm May 3, 2021
Artificial intelligence fertility startup Alife announced today it has raised $9.5 million in Seed funding. Lux Capital led the round with participation from Amplo, IA Ventures and Springbank Collective. Also included in the raise were a number of angel investors, including Anne Wojcicki, the founder and CEO of 23andMe; Fred Moll, the founder of Intuitive Surgical and Auris; Amira Yahyaoui, the...
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By  Sara Mageit 07:24 am January 25, 2021
AI fertility company, Embryonics aims to use AI to improve the odds of successfully implanting an embryo during in vitro fertilisation. The team of algorithm specialists, data scientists and embryologists are developing an algorithm to predict embryo-implanting probability, through training with IVF time-lapsed imaging of developing embryos. An ongoing clinical study at the Nadiya Clinic of...
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By  Sara Mageit 06:36 am January 19, 2021
Netherlands-based global health technology company, Royal Philips has announced a multi-year partnership with US science and technology company, Merck to develop digital solutions for personalised fertility treatment. WHY IT MATTERS According to the National Health Service, roughly one in seven couples in the UK will have trouble conceiving. The platform will leverage advanced informatics and...
By  Dave Muoio 12:16 pm February 6, 2018
In-vitro fertilization-focused machine learning company Univfy has raised $6 million in Series A funding, according to a statement released today. The funding round was led by venture firm Rethink Impact, and will be used to scale operations. "We firmly believe that Univfy is poised to transform and dramatically expand the [in-vitro fertilization (IVF)] space,” Heidi Patel, partner at Rethink...
By  Heather Mack 03:20 pm June 30, 2016
New York, NY-based digital health care company Progyny, which focuses on in vitro fertilization and fertility, has closed its Series B round after raising nearly $15 million. The company also launched an app designed to deliver a comprehensive “shopping” experience for consumers seeking fertility services like invitro fertilization, egg freezing and doctor consultation.   The app, simply called...
By  Brian Dolan 07:35 am January 20, 2012
The Duofertility Reader Late last year the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared Duofertility, a computerized basal body temperature thermometer developed by Cambridge Temperature Concepts, with a 510(K). Cambridge Temperature Concepts developed the device, which is intended for use in measuring and recording basal body temperature as an aid in ovulation prediction to aid in conception,...