The life sciences industry has recently seen a proliferation of Contingent Value Rights (CVRs), the public M&A equivalent of the earnout used in private deals. Sally Wagner Partin, Sharon Flanagan, and Hannah Brown explain what you need to know about them.
Andrew Harper in San Francisco and Francesca Blythe in London look at some of the drivers that are fueling interest in digital health products aimed at women.
The term ‘Femtech’ was coined by the founder of a fertility app company in response to her experience that male investors often struggle with the specifics of discussing products focused on women’s reproductive health. However, Femtech covers a wider range of products than the purely fertility-focused, including all health software and tech-enabled products that cater to female biological needs and to the wider wellness market for all those who identify as women.