With the #MeToo movement and the increasing number of women running for public office, 2018 may just turn out to be the year of the woman. And when it comes to technology, more girls and women are learning to code and launching their own startups with a focus on helping other women.
Here are five startups founded by women to pay attention to this year.
Certain aspects of women’s healthcare still to this day remain taboo talking points. Periods. Contraception. Fertility.
Maven was created to change this and to provide women with easy access to healthcare and a community of support.
Founded by Katherine Ryder in 2014, Maven is comprised of a group of doctors, nurses, mental health counsellors and specialists in all areas of women’s health. The app makes it incredibly easy to schedule a convenient appointment via video or private message.
iSonoHealth is a startup that is utilising the power of AI and 3D technology to help women with personalised at-home breast health monitoring.
Founded in 2015 by Maryam Ziaei and Shadi Saberi, the solution features a machine learning algorithm that helps doctors identify abnormal masses in real time and helps to provide a more accurate diagnosis. This is a game-changer in early R30;