FEMTECH

Pauliina Martikainen (Maki) on the femtech opportunity

Season 1, Episode 35.
May 26, 2021

Pauliina Martikainen, Investment director at the Helsinki based VC firm Maki. Pauliina is one of the industry’s strongest proponents for femtech, the abbreviation for technologies that aims to support women’s health. Paulina got into the space after being a professional athlete, where she saw the need for innovations supporting female athletes. 

In this episode, we talk about:

Breaking down femtech.

Femtech’s biggest opportunity, from an investors point of view, is that it’s in an early stage.

How the lack of support for women athletes got her passionate about finding solutions for women.

Moving from sports to the field of investing.

Have we been intentionally overlooked the field of Femtech, or are we under-informed?

Exciting new innovations that track hormonal changes in the female body from menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause. 

How Maki VC find initiatives they want to support.

Why does sex tech usually fall under femtech?

Rental fashion.

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