The State of FEMTECH: Femtech landscape webinar with Dr. Brittany Barreto

Dr. Brittany Barreto will reveal the latest findings on what is happening in the women’s health and wellness ecosystem, also known as femtech. As a leader in the femtech industry and having performed over 55 interviews with femtech experts she provides an overview of what is being worked on and what areas still need attention in women’s health innovation.

Walk away from this webinar knowing:

– Overview of what is femtech and the industry’s history and current state

– Which femtech companies have exited

– What are the general areas of focus in femtech

– Which of these areas have seen the most activity in terms of startup formation and funding

– Which of these areas are lacking innovation and funding and are prime for distribution

– How you can start a femtech company with the support of experts, mentors, peers and entrepreneurship superstars

Your Hosts

Brittany Barreto, Ph.D. is the Co-Founder, Executive Director, and Podcast Host of Femtech Focus.

Dr. Brittany Barreto is the unconventional serial entrepreneur that proves that anything is possible with hard work and heart. While finishing her PhD in genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, Brittany became the CEO and Co-Founder of the revolutionary dating app Pheramor. The ambitious venture was the first nationwide DNA-based dating app to hit the market, reaching an eager audience that resulted in 50% growth, month over month. Brittany was also successful in fundraising $1.3 million for her startup, her founder’s journey took a pivot three years later when she embarked on a new path as the Senior Venture Associate at Capital Factory, a notable innovation player in Texas. Under her leadership the Houston accelerator portfolio grew by an impressive 205%. It was also during this time that Brittany realized that Houston needed more former-founder mentors like herself to help usher in the next generation of Femtech startups. Dr. Brittany Barreto now has her sights on advancing the Femtech community through her latest world-changing venture – FemTech Focus. You can connect with her on Instagram and Facebook @FemTechFocus or @DrBrittanyBarreto

About GUILD Academy – Femtech Edition

The combination of smart entrepreneurs from all over the world looking to bring their ideas to market, together with experts building companies rooted in the world’s best known innovation center – Silicon Valley – AND the consumer demand for safe and innovative solutions create the perfect opportunity for the GUILD Academy – Femtech Edition.

The GILD Academy – Femtech Edition powered by a unqiue alliance of two power houses – the GUILD and Femtech Focus – is a 8-week intensive entrepreneurship course that takes you from idea to launch. Join the world’s first entrepreneurship online course focused on femtech.

You will learn the principles of building a sustainable business and learn from the best femtech entrepreneurs and experts how to take regulatory hurdles and create safe products and services with business models that work in a fragmented healthcare system.

Pitch your idea at the end of the program to a virtual room full of interested femtech investors.

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Aug 27 2020


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm



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