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Series B | Alive

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$17M | 9 yrs ago

About Glow

Glow is an ambitious enterprise to apply the power of data science to health. It uses big data analytics to help women pinpoint the most fertile days in their cycle. It tracks menstrual cycles, sexual activity, cervical, mucus consistency, and more. It was founded in 2013 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Headquarters Location

580 California St Suite 1200

San Francisco, California, 94104,

United States


ESPs containing Glow

The ESP matrix leverages data and analyst insight to identify and rank leading companies in a given technology landscape.

Healthcare & Life Sciences / Monitoring, Imaging & Diagnostics Tech

The at-home fertility testing market offers solutions for women who are trying to conceive or manage their hormonal health. These products, such as urine strips and saliva tests, provide a non-invasive way to monitor hormone levels, predict ovulation, and reduce the risk of miscarriage. The companies in this market offer a range of products such as apps, ovulation tests, and devices that provide m…

Glow named as Leader among 12 other companies, including Legacy, OvuSense, and Proov.


Research containing Glow

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Glow in 1 CB Insights research brief, most recently on May 12, 2021.

Expert Collections containing Glow

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Glow is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Beauty & Personal Care.


Beauty & Personal Care

858 items

These startups aim to provide health treatments, diagnosis tools, and products that do not require a prescription or connection with a health professional to enhance personal wellbeing. This includes supplements, women's health maintenance, OTC medicines, and more.


Digital Health

10,714 items

The digital health collection includes vendors developing software, platforms, sensor & robotic hardware, health data infrastructure, and tech-enabled services in healthcare. The list excludes pureplay pharma/biopharma, sequencing instruments, gene editing, and assistive tech.


Women's Health Tech

516 items

This collection includes companies applying technology to address a spectrum of physical, mental, and social well-being concerns specific to women. Examples include companies in reproductive health, maternal care, fertility tracking, and menopause support.

Glow Patents

Glow has filed 9 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

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  • masonry
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Latest Glow News

Women's Health Apps Global Market Analysis 2023, with Profiles of Key Players Apple, Fitbit, Flo Health, Google, Glow, Natural Cycles, Ovia Health, Wildflower Health and Withings

Nov 15, 2023

News provided by Share this article Share toX DUBLIN, Nov. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The  "Women's Health App: Global Markets" report has been added to's offering. In this report, the global women's health apps market has been segmented based on type, application, service, age group and geographical region. Based on type, the women's health apps market has been categorized into fitness and nutrition, menstrual health, pregnancy tracking, menopause, disease management and others. Based on application, the women's health apps market has been categorized into smartphone, tablet and others. Based on age group, the women's health apps market has been categorized into 14 to 25 years, 26 to 50 years and above 50+ years. Based on service, the women's health apps market has been categorized into remote monitoring, wellness and fitness, diagnosis and consultation and others. By geography, the market has been segmented into the following regions: North America; Europe; Asia-Pacific (APAC); and Rest of the World (RoW). Currently, North America is the most dominant regional market for women health apps. The scope of this report is broad, covering several product areas. The individual product segments are presented in terms of market size and revenue trends. The revenue forecasts are explained in terms of the key market issues for that product segment and are projected through 2028. The report also offers an in-depth analysis of the competitive landscape within the women's health apps market, focusing on key dynamics that drive success. It examines critical factors such as research and development capabilities and the influence of ecosystems and partnerships. The report also profiles manufacturers of women's health apps, providing valuable insights into their strategies and offerings. Additionally, the report assesses both the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the market and the challenges and opportunities that have emerged. The revenue forecasts from 2022 through 2028 are given for all the segments in the women's health apps market, with estimated values derived from the revenue of vendors offering women's health apps. Key Report Highlights: An overview of the global market for women's health apps In-depth analysis of market trends, featuring historical revenue data for 2022, estimated figures for 2023, as well as forecasts for 2024, 2026, and 2028. This analysis includes projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2028 An evaluation of the current market size and revenue growth prospects specific to women's health apps, accompanied by a market share analysis categorized by type, application, service, age group and geographic region A discussion on aspects of women's health, such as menstrual cycle tracking, physical well-being, weight management and ovulation prediction Coverage of evolving technologies, product pipeline, ESG trends, and emerging technologies related to women's health apps Market share analysis of the key companies of the industry and coverage of events like mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, collaborations or partnerships, and other key market strategies Company profiles of major players within the industry Key Topics Covered:

Glow Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Glow founded?

    Glow was founded in 2013.

  • Where is Glow's headquarters?

    Glow's headquarters is located at 580 California St Suite 1200, San Francisco.

  • What is Glow's latest funding round?

    Glow's latest funding round is Series B.

  • How much did Glow raise?

    Glow raised a total of $23M.

  • Who are the investors of Glow?

    Investors of Glow include Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8 and Slow Ventures.

  • Who are Glow's competitors?

    Competitors of Glow include Clue, Natural Cycles, Ava, Onoco, Flo Health and 7 more.


Compare Glow to Competitors

Clue Logo

Clue focuses on health technology, specifically in the domain of menstrual and reproductive health. The company offers a period and ovulation tracking app that provides users with predictions and insights about their menstrual cycle, fertility windows, and cycle-related symptoms. The app is designed to help users understand their bodies better and make informed health choices. It was founded in 2012 and is based in Berlin, Germany.

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Natural Cycles

Natural Cycles provides a tested fertility app that uses women's unique temperature readings to inform when the user has ovulated and when is likely to ovulate in the next cycle. It uses an algorithm-based system that detects and predicts ovulation, fertility, sperm survival, temperature fluctuations, past cycles, and cycle irregularities into account. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.


Groove is a women's health startup. The company offers an app that provides services such as period and fertility tracking, trauma healing, shadow work, and breathwork, aiming to empower women to manage their fertility and overall wellness. Groove primarily serves the health and wellness sector. It was founded in 2013 and is based in Austin, Texas.

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Flo Health

Flo Health is a company that focuses on female health, specifically in the domain of reproductive health and wellness. The company offers a digital platform that provides services such as cycle tracking, pregnancy assistance, and fertility calendar. It primarily serves individuals seeking to understand and manage their reproductive health. It was founded in 2016 and is based in Wilmington, Delaware.


Bellabeat creates products that help women easily track their overall health and get connected to their body and mind throughout different stages in life. It was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Premom Logo

Premom is a mobile application. It helps women get pregnant sooner and naturally. It provides a knowledgeable reader for home ovulation and pregnancy tests. It allows women to view the quantitative results of their hormone changes visually, and the smart charting allows them to know their cycle progression. It was founded in 2013 and is based in Burr Ridge, Illinois.


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