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The global virtual women's health conference

1-2 Dec 2020

COYA Partners presents

WHAT WOMEN WANT

THE RENAISSANCE OF WOMEN'S HEALTH

OUR MISSION

2020 has been a year of many challenges, but also a year of innovation, solidarity and collaboration. 

Innovative and digital solutions have been key to addressing many of women's needs during these difficult times. But, there is still a lot of work to do.

Our mission is to promote inclusiveness, change mindsets and overcome stigmas, and create an ecosystem that supports women's health innovation, discovery, partnership and growth. All to help improve women's lives.   

Meet our trailblazing Women's Health Leaders 

who are forging ahead by promoting and

supporting innovation in women's health. 

Jump in. The Renaissance of women's health is here.

THIS IS WHAT WOMEN WANT

WHAT TO EXPECT?

Insightful and inspiring discussions

 

We are wrapping up the year 2020 with in-depth discussions on the hottest topics in women’s health. 

Join top female and male FemTech founders from around the globe, Angels, VCs and accelerators from Europe and the USA, scientists and doctors as well as women's health influencers!

Startup 

Founders

VCs 

Angels

Accelerators

Scientists & Doctors

Women's health influencers

Networking, 1-1 meetings and more. 

Partnerships and connections are more important than ever. That’s why we're hosting WHAT WOMEN WANT as part of the larger GIANT Health festival held on 1-2 Dec. 

 

You’ll be able to engage with WHAT WOMEN WANT's and GIANT’s exhibitors, speakers and attendees via direct messaging, virtual meeting rooms and structured networking options.

WHY ATTEND?

  • Discover startups disrupting paradigms and breaking taboos

  • Learn about dynamics and technologies disrupting women’s health

  • Connect with founders, investors, doctors and women's health experts as well as influencers

  • Explore how to overcome challenges faced by gender and minority groups in women’s health

  • Create partnerships and explore global expansion opportunities

  • Scope licensing, investment and acquisition opportunities

"(GIANT is) Europe's largest most valuable health tech, innovation event"

Financial Times

177k+

 

GIANT's network of health tech stakeholders

200+

 

GIANT's expected number of exhibitors in Health Tech 

5000+

Number of attendees at GIANT 2019 

AGENDA

5:30PM GMT - Dec 1, 2020 

Deep Tech: adopting disruptive technology

Expert scientists and founders discuss diverse applications of the latest advancements in technology. Explore AI, big data and analytics, precision medicine, advanced materials and manufacturing and more.

Speakers

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Dr Piraye Beim,

CEO & Founder - Celmatix

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Lea von Bidder,

CEO & Co-Founder - AVA

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Olivia Ahn, CEO & Co-Founder - Planera

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Helene Guillaume, CEO & Founder - WILD.AI

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Register to join in and ask questions to our speakers!

Moderator

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Dr Brittany Barreto -

Femtech Focus/ Podcast Host

6:30PM GMT - Dec  2, 2020 

The year in review:

breakthroughs & challenges

 

From COVID-19 and its effects on women to gender inequalities and systemic biases in healthcare, hear what these top women's health doctors and founders from around the world have to say - what have we learnt? What are we doing now? What is still not being addressed?

Speakers

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Dr Jane van Dis, OB/GYN & Medical Dir. at Maven Clinic

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Dr Benjamin Vialis de Lesegno, OB/GYN & Co-Founder - Cellen

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Dr Dan Nayot, OB/GYN & Co-Founder - Future Fertility

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Dr Brooke Vandermolen,  OB/GYN - @theobgynmum

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Register to join in and ask questions to our speakers!

Moderator

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Mala Mawkin - Podcast Host at Royal Society of Medicine

6:30PM GMT - Dec 1, 2020 

Investing: transformation and trends

Global investors explain the trends and shifting attitude to investing in Women’s Health, providing insights into how they help take businesses to the next level and overcome hurdles and stigmas.

Speakers 

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Matt Penneycard,

Partner - Ada Ventures​

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Maren Bannon, Co-Founder & GP - January Ventures

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Frederike Rohr, Health Director - Plug and Play

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Trish Costello, Founder & CEO

- Portfolia

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Deepali Nangia -

Angel Investor

Moderator

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Charlotte & Alexandrine - Founders of COYA Partners

7:30PM GMT- Dec 1, 2020 

Power to the consumer: focus on women's needs

Femtech founders and execs discuss creating products with women’s needs in mind, ending the “one-size-fits-all” approach and putting the power back into women’s hands.

Speakers

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Billie Quinlan,

CEO & Co-Founder - Ferly

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Vernita Brown,

COO - Natalist

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Juan Pablo Segura, CEO & Co-Founder - Babyscripts

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Colette Courtion, CEO & Founder - JOYLUX

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Alli Kasirer,

Founder - Robyn

Moderator

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Rachel Braun Scherl - SPARK Solutions for Growth

PRE-EVENT & DEC 1-2, 2020

KEEP LEARNING 

Discover our knowledge corner below. Learn more about who is leading in Women's Health now: 

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Check out COYA's FemHealth Series

KNOWLEDGE CORNER  

From our Women's Health Leaders

Avestria Ventures seeds Women's Health & Life Science Ventures.

Learn more about their expertise, why they care and what type of startup they seek out : 

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Fish & Richardson is a premier global intellectual property law firm trusted by the world's most innovative and influential companies. 

Innovating in Women's Health? Learn more about the FemTech IP Landscape with Jacqueline Tio and Sara Fish of F&R: 

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Essity Ventures, the strategic initiative of Essity, is on a mission to break barriers. 

Ready to invent the future? Learn more about Essity Ventures: 

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Portfolia's new fund is here!

Find out more:

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MEET OUR SPEAKERS 

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Dr Piraye Beim

CEO & Founder

Celmatix

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Celmatix is transforming reproductive healthcare through genomics and big data. 

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Jane van Dis

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OB/GYN & Medical Dir.

Maven Clinic

Jane is an OB/GYN, a women's health advocate and medical director at MAVEN, US largest telehealth platform for women and family health.

 

She is also a special advisor to Portfolia's

Femtech II Fund

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Matt Penneycard

Partner 

ADA Ventures

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Matt has been a VC for over 10 years in the US and in the UK and is an investor in women's health. 

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Alli Kasirer

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 Founder

Robyn

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Robyn provides aspiring, expecting and new parents access to integrative wellness resources and specialists focused on fertility through early parenthood.


Register here

to see  full profile 

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Vernita Brown

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COO

Natalist

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Natalist provides 

fertility and pregnancy products with a net-zero plastic footprint.  

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Juan Pablo Segura

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President & Co-Founder

Babyscripts

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Babyscripts is a new model for digital prenatal and postpartum care. 

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Trish Costello

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CEO & Founder

Portfolia

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Portfolia is an investing community designed for women to back companies they want to see in the world.  

Recent Fund is

Femtech II Fund 

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Lea von Bidder

CEO & Founder

AVA

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Ava is a clinically proven AI-powered wearable bracelet for tracking your fertility window. 

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Billie Quinlan

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CEO & Co-Founder

Ferly

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Ferly is 

your audio guide to mindful sex, eroticism, and pleasure.  

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Maren Bannon

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GP & Co-Founder

January Ventures

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Maren is an engineer turned entrepreneur. She is the co-founder of January Ventures

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Colette Courtion

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CEO & Founder

JOYLUX

 JOYLUX, a consumer healthtech company re-inventing women's intimate health with patented and clinically-proven home-use devices.   

JOYLUX is

a Portfolia portfolio

company 

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Frederike Rohr

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Director of Health

Plug and Play

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Frederike is the head of the Munich office and director of health at Plug and Play, a global accelerator, corporate partnership platform and VC.   

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Dan Nayot

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OB/GYN & Co-Founder

Future Fertility

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Dan is an OB/GYN, epidemiologist and Co-Founder of Future Fertility, a Canadian AI startup focusing on reproductive innovations using image analysis software, Violet™.  

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Olivia Ahn

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CEO & Co-Founder

Planera

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Planera has developed the world’s only certified flushable and biodegradable sanitary pad.  

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Helene Guillaume

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CEO & Founder 

WILD.AI

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WILD.AI is a training app for women turning the menstrual cycle and key biomarkers to an advantage.  

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Deepali Nangia

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Angel investor 

Atomico Program

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Deepali is an active angel investor in women's health. She is also part of the Atomico Angel Network.  

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Rachel Braun Scherl

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MP & Co-Founder

Spark Solutions for Growth

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Rachel is a marketing strategist at SPARK, business builder, best-selling author, speaker and Vagipreneur ®.  

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Ben Viaris de Lesegno

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OB/GYN & Co-Founder

Cellen

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Ben is an OB/GYN with an expertise in genetics. He is the founder of Cellen, a healthtech company the quality of life of patients living with chronic pain.  

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Mala Mawkin

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Podcast Host

Royal Society of Medicine

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Mala studied medicine & is head of marketing development at CELLEN. She was Forbes 30 Under 30, Vogue UK 10 Rising Female Stars &
a Women of the Future UK Awards Finalist.   

Register here

to see  full profile 

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Dr Brooke Vandermolen

Doctor & Influencer

The OBGYN mum

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Dr Brooke is also a  serial entrepreneur, founder of @theobgynmum and the birth collective

Register here

to see  full profile 

  • LinkedIn

WOMEN'S HEALTH LEADERS

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As one of the world’s premier intellectual property (IP) and litigation firms, Fish & Richardson works with clients to protect and enforce intellectual property rights globally with offices in the USA, Munich and Shenzhen. With its deep expertise in life sciences, digital health, medical devices, clean tech and nanotech, Fish works closely with companies focusing on women's health, maximising the value of their IP and providing exceptional advocacy across the life cycle of IP needs, including patent, trademark, and copyright matters. Fish has been recognised as the Life Sciences Practice Group of the Year by Law360. Fish also has many programs geared towards advancing women in its workplace and has been named “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother magazine for three consecutive years

Learn more at https://www.fr.com

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Essity Ventures is a strategic initiative of Essity to lead the change towards a more digitally-advanced and sustainable health and hygiene ecosystem in collaboration with innovative startups. Essity is a global hygiene and health company with sales in approximately 150 countries under leading brands, such as Bodyform, Libresse, TENA, Plenty and Tempo. With innovative Feminine Care products and bold campaign, Essity is on a mission to break barriers to women’s wellbeing. With Essity Ventures, the company takes one step forward in this direction, collaborating with top-notch Femtech startups to reshape the future of Feminine Care.

Learn more at www.essityventuresilab.com

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Avestria Ventures is a woman-owned and -run venture firm investing in early-stage women’s health and female-led life science ventures. Avestria believe these areas are undervalued and ripe for innovation. Although women make up 51% of the population, make over 80% of household healthcare decisions and are the dominant healthcare users, life science research and standard medical practice remains based on men. Plus only 3% of venture capital is invested in female-founded companies. Unique within venture, Avestria’s co-founders Corinne Nevinny and Linda Greub each bring 30+ years of healthcare investment and operating expertise and extensive industry networks to the firm.

Learn more at www.avestria.vc

OUR PARTNERS

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Standard Ticket                    

with discount code 'COYA  

£69 incl. VAT*

Your ticket will include: ​

  • Full access to GIANT 2-day conference programme including WHAT WOMEN WANT

  • Access to GIANT health tech exhibition

  • GIANT 2020 event magazine

* approx. US$ 90

  • Access to GIANT 2020 event APP

  • £5 donation to the NHS Charities Together

  • GIANT virtual goody bag, including vouchers and discounts from sponsors & exhibitors

Register here if you've received a different discount code  (select Full Price - ALL ACCESS ticket).   

 

ATTEND THE CONFERENCE

ACCESS THE EVENT PLATFORM 

  • To access the conference, please go to this link - https://vep.giant.health/sign-in.

  • If you haven't received an email from GIANT HEALTH EVENT 2020 to set up your password:

    • Click "Remind password" underneath "Sign In Now" 

    • Enter your email address that you used to purchase the event ticket

    • You will then be sent a link to your email address to set your password. 

  • You can then sign in with email and password. 

CREATE YOUR PROFILE 

  • Once signed in, you will be directed to your 'Dashboard' page.

  • You can edit your profile here and select 'Tags' that will help you network and be discoverable by other attendees/speakers.

ATTEND "WHAT WOMEN WANT"  on CONFERENCE STAGE 2

  • If you are already signed in, click https://vep.giant.health/conference-room-2

  • Otherwise, sign in and click the 'Giant' logo on top left of page.

  • Select ''Agenda' from the menu bar.

  • In 'Agenda', click on WHAT WOMEN WANT: the Renaissance of Women's Health COYA PARTNERS. 

  • You will be redirected to the videostream of What Women Want (starts Dec 1 at 5h30pm GMT ends at 8h30pm GMT and Dec 2 starts 6h30pm GMT and ends at 7h30pm GMT).

NETWORK

  • Sign in and click on 'GIANT' logo

  • Click on 'Network' in menu bar to search for any attendees/speakers by name or tags

  • You can request live video meeting with any attendee

  • You can direct message any attendee by clicking on their profile and starting a chat using the envelope button on the right

  • Select your name on the top right screen and click on Inbox to see any messages

 

Want to sponsor the event?

We tailor sponsorship based on your specific goals and targets.

Please get in touch if you are interested in: 

  • securing a sponsorship package

  • discussing tailored packages

  • exploring speaker opportunities

  • sponsoring and/or exhibiting 

  • Promote your brand by engaging directly with the audience via speaker opportunities and the Lab trade show.  

  • Gain visibility through our newsletter, social media channels, event book and delivering messages between panel sessions

  • Position your company  as a leader and/or champion of women's health. 

 

ABOUT COYA PARTNERS​

Check out our FemTech Startup page

COYA Partners empowers life sciences innovation and decision-making. We answer your most complex and critical questions across the life sciences value chain with our unique blend of business, scientific and industry expertise and use of advanced artificial intelligence and data analytics.

 

Our fully integrated approach and novel linkage of interdisciplinary teams help you share knowledge across your organisation and work with you to deliver a comprehensive strategy that strengthens your R&D, commercial and BD&L strategy.

 

Throughout our process, we integrate patent intelligence and regulatory and legal expertise that supports privacy and intellectual property risk identification, and compliance while providing predictive insights and maximising your value.

 

COYA Partners was founded by Alex Huck-Ananou and Charlotte Knobloch.