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her1 Secures €5.5M Series A For Wellness Products to Support Women Through Different Life Stages

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Major investment for her1, the digital health impact company that's dedicated entirely to female wellbeing...

her1 Inner Beauty bowl recipeLeading Female wellness brand her1 has just announced a Series A investment of €5.5M, led by leading FoodTech investor Five Seasons Ventures. Previous seed investors in her1, Rheingau Founders and IBB Ventures have also reinvested 

Since being founded in 2017 by serial FoodTech entrepreneur Chanyu Xu, her1 has been on a mission to become the leading digital health impact company dedicated to female wellbeing. The company provides a range of natural and plant-based products to boost gut health and aid women’s health and beauty from within. 

This latest investment will enable the company to grow further in the European market, develop new products for different life stages, and expand its operational team.

Chanyu Xu, Founder and CEO of her1, commented, “My mantra for her1 is that you are what you eat and everything starts from within. her1 was created to accompany women through different life stages with essentially everything they need, focussing on the connection our general health and wellbeing has with what’s happening in our guts. From mood and sleep to cognitive performance and sexual wellbeing, everything is connected. With this investment and the support of Five Seasons Ventures, we’ll be introducing more products to an even wider market as we look to expand to help more women across Europe.” 

Previous seed investors in her1, Rheingau Founders and IBB Ventures have also reinvested in the company’s Series A. To date, her1 has raised €9M in funding. In the past year, the company has grown by 815 per cent and continues to grow by 55 per cent, quarterly.

210630_Chanyu Xu_her1_her1 was founded in 2017 by serial FoodTech entrepreneur Chanyu Xu. Its vision is to become the leading digital health impact company dedicated to female wellbeing. 

Chanyu Xu, Founder and CEO of her1, commented, “My mantra for her1 is that you are what you eat and everything starts from within. her1 was created to accompany women through different life stages with essentially everything they need, focussing on the connection our general health and wellbeing has with what’s happening in our guts. From mood and sleep to cognitive performance and sexual wellbeing, everything is connected. With this investment and the support of Five Seasons Ventures, we’ll be introducing more products to an even wider market as we look to expand to help more women across Europe.”

Saskia Hoebée, Senior Associate at Five Seasons Ventures, added, “her1 is our first portfolio company where the founder, the majority of the management team and a large part of the company is all-female – a true for women, by women approach! 

Fab news for a fab startup - this is one that’s most certainly worth watching!

 

 


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Published on: 22nd July 2021

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