Samsung Ventures invests in Natural Cycles and brings cycle tracking to their Galaxy Watch 5 series

Our portfolio company Natural Cycles, a women’s health tech company known for basal temperature based birth control, has received funding from Samsung Ventures to intensify its AI/ML efforts and hardware development, including bringing cycle tracking to Samsungs’ smart watches in the Galaxy Watch 5 series.

The $7 million investment round also included contributions from all of Natural Cycles’ existing institutional investors: Bonnier Capital, Heartcore Capital, Headline and EQT Ventures.

In a press release, Dr. Raoul Scherwitzl, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Natural Cycles tells: “As a company that’s grounded in science and technology, we are excited to partner with Samsung to deliver a premium experience that pushes women’s health forward. The Natural Cycles app has helped millions of women around the world take control of their fertility and this partnership will allow Samsung to leverage our fertility technology to offer temperature-based cycle tracking through a smartwatch for the first time.”