– Mojo is a sexual health startup that offers men discreet help with the awkward issue of erectile dysfunction.
– It’s announcing seed funding to step on the growth gas.
– The £3.25 million ($4.4 million) round is co-led by London early-stage fund Kindred Capital and Octopus Ventures. Angel investors in the round include some familiar names in the European startup world, including Tom Blomfield (Monzo), Julien Callede (Made.com), Ian Hogarth (SongKick), Freddy Macnamara (Cuvva), Alex Rose (Let’s Do This) and Errol Damelin (Wonga).
– The company has built a subscription service to support men’s sexual well-being by providing on-tap access to dedicated therapies.
– It partners with professional psychosexual therapists to provide online courses that are billed as offering a longer-term solution to male sexual health problems versus just popping some blue pills.
– Gabbi, a Portland-based health care startup, has raised $1m in a pre-seed round of funding.
– Backers include WR Hambrecht + Co, Plug and Play Tech Center, StartUp Health, and OzoneX Ventures, and individual angel investors David Kidder, CEO of the information services company Bionic, and Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of 23andMe.
– The company is piloting a consumer-friendly breast cancer risk calculator that can propose a health action plan and link users to a network of women in the same risk population.
– Gabbi’s risk calculator prompts a woman to enter information such as her age, ethnicity, and age at first period, and then provides her with an assessment of her risk of breast cancer.