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Student Ventures Win Accolades at 2020 Startup Yale

Student Ventures Win Accolades at 2020 Startup Yale

Two startups founded by Yale School of Management students were among the winners at Startup Yale, the annual showcase of entrepreneurial ventures and pitch competition, which took place online on April 16 and 17 2020. 

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WoW Women in FemTech | Markea and Debbie Dickinson, founders of Thermaband

WoW Women in FemTech | Markea and Debbie Dickinson, founders of Thermaband

Markea and Debbie Dickinson are the founders of Thermaband, a fem-tech company based in Florida aiming to reframe midlife and empower women to control their thermal comfort through the Zone device. This smart personal thermostat provides heating and cooling sensations, as well as digital health data.

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Evernow Peak Woman: Debbie Dickinson

Evernow Peak Woman: Debbie Dickinson

An experienced benefits attorney, lecturer, and entrepreneur. Debbie Dickinson has put her Harvard Law and Wharton Business School degrees to use by developing a solution for one of menopause’s most challenging side effects.

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Suffering in Silence: The Biases and Data Gaps of Menopause

Suffering in Silence: The Biases and Data Gaps of Menopause

Female Founders Fund launched in 2014 with one simple belief: women will build the companies of tomorrow. Since 2014 women’s health has outgrown its perception as a “niche” area of healthcare and developed into a key area of interest for investors, as well as the broader healthcare community. As a result of this shift, over $1 billion has been invested in women’s health companies over the last 5 years.

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