Contraception? Of course there’s an app for that, too!
Many apps offer family planning tools for couples looking to conceive. This Swiss startup, NaturalCycle, is using that data to help individuals engage in sex that does not result in pregnancy.
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Swiss founded startup NaturalCycle, which has been testing its contraception app in the Nordics since last December has now opened it up to the U.K. market, making its first move to scale the subscription service which aims to offer women an alternative to hormone based contraception methods such as the pill.
The app (on iOS and Android) works in conjunction with a basal body thermometer to give the user an indication of safe days to have sex if they’re not trying to get pregnant. It’s amassed around 10,000 active users since launching the service in Sweden last December.
NaturalCycles was founded in June last year by former CERN researcher Elina Berglund — who was involved with the search and discovery of the Higgs Boson particle — and her husband Raoul Scherwitzl, who also has a PhD in physics, attracting $500,000 in angel funding to get the business off the ground.
The startup told TechCrunch it’s now in…
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