Femtech Insider

Kathrin Folkendt

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!

All Episodes

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

Feb 2020

45 min 49 sec

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

Feb 2020

39 min 25 sec

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

Feb 2020

30 min 46 sec