3 episodes

Innovation in women’s health has long been ignored and as the numbers show things are slowly starting to change. Femtech is on the rise, so let’s talk about it! The femtech sector is expected to grow to 50 billion USD by 2025, and investments in femtech are expected to cross the 1.3 billion dollar line in 2020. In this series Kathrin Folkendt, the founder of Femtech Insider, talks to the makers and shakers, who push the boundaries for advancements in women’s health every day, but also to those who are a little more skeptical. Tune in and learn more!

Femtech Insider Kathrin Folkendt

    • Entrepreneurship

Innovation in women’s health has long been ignored and as the numbers show things are slowly starting to change. Femtech is on the rise, so let’s talk about it! The femtech sector is expected to grow to 50 billion USD by 2025, and investments in femtech are expected to cross the 1.3 billion dollar line in 2020. In this series Kathrin Folkendt, the founder of Femtech Insider, talks to the makers and shakers, who push the boundaries for advancements in women’s health every day, but also to those who are a little more skeptical. Tune in and learn more!

    Megan Capriccio: The ins and outs of femtech in APAC

    Megan Capriccio: The ins and outs of femtech in APAC

    Femtech Collective's Sydney ambassador Megan Capriccio talks with Femtech Insider's Kathrin Folkendt about the femtech ecosystem in Asia-Pacific. She shares her learnings as a femtech community manager in Sydney, talks about trends and opportunities for femtech companies in APAC and gives an overview of recent funding rounds and regional differences. Plus: Why is femtech so controversial? What are the differences between APAC and the US, when it comes to doing business?

    Featuring:
    Megan Capriccio, Sydney ambassador, Femtech Collective

    Host:
    Kathrin Folkendt (@kathaka), founder, Femtech Insider

    More to explore:
    Megan Capriccio (Linkedin)
    Femtech Collective Sydney
    Femtech in Australia
    Modibodi
    Caia
    Femcy
    Seem

    About Femtech Insider:
    Femtech Insider is the #1 source for all things femtech.
    Newsletter: The Femtech Insider Weekly Brief
    Twitter: @femtechinsider

    • 45 min
    Monica Karpinski: What fundraising as a solo femtech founder is really like

    Monica Karpinski: What fundraising as a solo femtech founder is really like

    The Femedic founder Monica Karpinski talks with Femtech Insider's Kathrin Folkendt about her journey as a solo femtech founder. Monika recently raised a seed-round and shares how she did it. She talks about what it was like to learn about fundraising as a first-time entrepreneur, what motivated her to keep going in moments of doubt and why she thinks peer support is important. Plus: Which gaps does she see in women's health today? Should we be using the term "femtech"?

    Featuring:
    Monica Karpinsiki (@monkarpi), founder, The Femedic

    Host:
    Kathrin Folkendt (@kathaka), founder, Femtech Insider

    More to explore:
    The Femedic
    Jobs @ The Femedic

    About Femtech Insider:
    Femtech Insider is the #1 source for all things femtech.
    Newsletter: The Femtech Insider Weekly Brief
    Twitter: @femtechinsider

    • 39 min
    Breaking the stigma: Why Ann Garnier is building an app for women going through menopause

    Breaking the stigma: Why Ann Garnier is building an app for women going through menopause

    Lisa Health founder Ann Garnier talks with Femtech Insider's Kathrin Folkendt about her decision to create a product for women going through menopause. She shares how Lisa Health came to be, why diverse teams build better products and why some investors still have a hard time understanding the femtech business opportunity. Plus: What is menopause, anyways? Why don't we talk more about menopause?

    Featuring:
    Ann Garnier, founder, Lisa Health (@lisahealthapp)

    Host:
    Kathrin Folkendt (@kathaka), founder, Femtech Insider

    More to explore:
    Lisa Health
    Lisa Health Blog
    Femtech Collective
    Healthcare Businesswomen Association
    North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

    About Femtech Insider:
    Femtech Insider is the #1 source for all things femtech.
    Newsletter: The Femtech Insider Weekly Brief
    Twitter: @femtechinsider

    • 30 min

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