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This German Women-Led Startup Just Closed A Seed Round To Make Periods More Sustainable With Seaweed Tampons

4 Mins Read Berlin-based Vyld, which makes seaweed-based menstruation products, has closed a seed round to take the startup’s stigma-busting seaweed-based tampons from small scale to mass production. Participants in the round included The Case for Her, Purpose Ventures and multiple business angels. The funding amount was undisclosed. Vyld was founded on the basis of revolutionising the menstruation […]

How This Startup Changed The Conversation About FemCare & Periods In Asia

4 Mins Read Founded in 2015 by Olivia Cotes-James, LUÜNA Naturals was born out of the founder’s frustration at the lack of non-toxic menstrual products on the Asian market. Based out of Hong Kong and Shanghai, the startup has differentiated itself not only as a femcare brand that not only offers 100% toxin-free, organic and natural cotton sanitary […]

INTERVIEW: Reemi Co-Founder Emily Au-Young On Fighting Period Poverty “If We Care About People, We Have To Care About The Planet”

8 Mins Read We recently sat down with Emily Au-Young, co-founder of menstrual care charity Reemi. Based in New Zealand, the organisation has developed the world’s first self-disinfecting period reusable underwear product, which will see 100% of the profits go towards benefiting women in Bangladesh through local partnerships that educate women on period care, breaking social taboos, and […]