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FemTech Forum Virtual Conference
June 25Free – £30
FemTech Forum – a celebration of innovation in women’s health, spotlighting tech-powered solutions and products that are disrupting the market and changing our everyday lives for the better. Virtual Conference; Jun 25, 2020
Investors are starting to recognize the value of this industry, which is estimated to be worth $50 billion by 2025, according to Frost & Sullivan. Women in the workforce spend 29% more per capita on healthcare than their male peers, and they’re 75% more likely to use digital tools to track their health. A decade ago, just $23 million worth of venture capital was invested in the global FemTech industry, according to PitchBook data. That figure grew at a modest pace until 2015 when there was a spike in funding that totaled $334 million. In 2017, VC investors participated in 49 deals in the FemTech space, totaling $354 million.
Join us on Thursday, Jun 25, 2020, to hear and learn from some of the most inspiring founders, innovators, investors and influencers in FemTech, on a wide range of topics, including fertility, sexual health, designing products for modern women, the gender gap in medical research and more.
The FemTech industry is booming, and we’re excited to see what’s to come!
Women of Wearables (WoW) is a leading global organization aiming to inspire, connect and support women and diverse founders and technologists in wearable tech, fashion tech, smart textiles, IoT, health tech, and VR/AR.
With headquarters in London (UK) and more than 20,000 members located around the globe, WoW has become a global movement that supports its growing community through events, mentorship, educational programs, and collaboration with its network of local ambassadors and partners. Our members are startup founders, designers, technologists, industry experts, researchers, bloggers, journalists, investors, and many more.
Our mission and goals are:
to EDUCATE our community about the latest innovations in the tech space and equip our members with knowledge and access to information;
to CREATE more jobs for women in emerging technologies and STEM;
to SUPPORT female founders and entrepreneurs in building and scaling their businesses, and showcase female role models in tech;
to ENABLE our members easier access to funding through mentoring, matchmaking with investors, and networking at our events.