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Female Founders Fund launched in 2014 with one simple belief: women will build the companies of tomorrow. Since 2014 women’s health has outgrown its perception as a “niche” area of healthcare and developed into a key area of interest for investors, as well as the broader healthcare community. As a result of this shift, over $1 billion has been invested in women’s health companies over the last 5 years.

We invested early in Maven Clinic in 2014 and through our experience with Maven have become increasingly aware of both the need to create specific solutions for women’s health, and the opportunity to consumerize healthcare and put it in the hands of the user. We believe that women’s healthcare is a global market opportunity in a nascent stage, primed for exponential growth. …


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Co-Founders of Oula Health: Elaine Purcell (L) and Adrianne Nickerson (R)

Today, modern maternity center Oula Health announces their $3.2M Seed round with investors including Female Founders Fund, Collaborative Fund, Chelsea Clinton’s fund Metrodora, 8VC, Kapor Capital, individuals like Kate Ryder of Maven Clinic, among others.

Female Founders Fund has always believed in the opportunity to transform women’s healthcare by building the care model around the mother’s needs. We got excited about the team at Oula Health for a few reasons:

1⃣ Firstly, experience. It is so rare to come across a founding team with both the healthcare expertise as well as the technology background in scaling care teams with start-up experience, as well as healthcare investing experience.


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Daisy Auger-Dominguez

This Summer, we were fortunate to host Daisy Auger-Dominguez, VICE Media Group’s Chief People Officer, to speak with FFF Founders about ways we can support the movement to bring more diversity and equity to the investing and tech world.

Over the past two decades, Daisy has made it her mission to make workplaces more inclusive. …

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