More Than Just A Period Tracker, Kindara Raises $5.3M To Understand Women’s Health

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Kindara, a startup that helps women track ovulation cycles and fertility, has raised $5.3 million in seed funding to bring big data to women’s health.

Boston Seed Capital led the seed round, with participation from SOS Ventures, Good Works Ventures, PV Ventures, MENA Venture Investments, and 62 Mile Ventures.

Husband-and-wife team Will Sacks and Kati Bicknell launched Kindara in 2012 as a fertility-tracking app that would prompt women to enter signs like basal temperature and cervical fluid measurements to determine when they’re ovulating.

Earlier this year, the company began developing a Bluetooth-connected basal thermometer, Wink, to make the intake process more simple. Slated to ship in December of 2015, Wink is the first in a line of connected hardware products that Kindara plans to roll out.

“The healthcare system is ill-equipped to give women good results about how their bodies work, because it doesn’t really give them any data,”…

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