Building a company during the pandemic is hard; raising $71.5 million in the fertility sector, an impressive feat at any time. Today, Oma Fertility co-founder Kiran Joshi and Root Ventures Partner Chrissy Meyer join TechCrunch Live at 12 p.m. PDT to talk us through: building in healthcare during a global pandemic and how they stood out in the virtual world.
Unlike many other fertility providers, Oma focuses on the male infertility side of the equation. The founders’ created a novel sperm identification and insemination tool that support embryologists in the their process. Building a company with this level of regulatory oversight during a pandemic is difficult. Co-founder and serial entrepreneur Kiran Joshi will be sharing how he and the team navigated turbulent waters with their investor, Chrissy Meyer.
Chrissy Meyer is a veteran investor and hardware expert. Hailing from the likes of Apple, Pearl Automation, Meyer brings a wise eye to the board of Oma Fertility. She will highlight the investor perspective: how they made the jump to virtual first investments, healthcare investment in a crowded market and how founders should best communicate with their investors.
TechCrunch Live is free. Come join us virtually at 12:00pm today and add your questions right in the chat! Register here. Got a startup? Pitch your startup to Chrissy Meyer from Root Ventures and Kiran Joshi of Oma Fertility.
Hear Oma Fertility and Root Ventures talk male IVF challenges on TechCrunch Live by Neesha A. Tambe originally published on TechCrunch
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