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A rise of apps that are changing how women handle their health.



Digital contraceptives, fertility & nursing care, periods tracker, fertility monitoring devices ... Closing the gender-gap in technology is also part of the discussion and the market of technology geared towards improving women’s life is rapidly growing.


Digital health start-ups have been shaking-up the long standing trend of women underrepresentation in the healthcare & technology sectors de-stigmatizing areas previously left in the shadow.


But according to Forbes, currently only 10% of global investment goes to female-led startups.


The TechFem trend has been focusing on reproductive health so far but is now expending to "women's health" in general. On the premise that there is a high prevalence of chronic disease amongst women, several companies are working towards making specialized solutions for women with chronic conditions based on their physiology and psychology.

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