You never know: it may be the worst pain in your life or barely "an inconvenience". Many believe the pain is worth it – set it and forget it, up to 10 years of birth control. But is that whole pain trully indespensable? Or is it there because women's pain has not been taken seriously enough?
You’ll hear about inserting IUD, an Intrauterine Device,
Mathieu Horras is the CEO of Aspivix. An engineer turned international marketing and business leader in medical device turned femtech entrepreneur. He joined the two brothers to make the gynecological proceedures less painfull.
Aspivix is a Swiss startup that aims to finally replace the forceps bullet extractor used in gynecology for over a hundred years – a tenaculum. They developed a gentler, suction-based cervical stabilizer, clinically proven to reduce pain and bleeding during transcervical procedures without compromising on performance.
Here's more about Aspivix:
0:00 Mathieu Horras and Aspivix
1:10 Male-Founded FemTech and Empathy
6:03 Bullet Extractor Turned Cervical Tenaculum
9:45 What is the IUD, IUD Pain
20:37 Engineer's Approach: There Are Technical Solutions to Every Problem
23:25 Carevix - New Cervix Stabiliser for Gynecologists
37:46 Where Is Carevix Available?
40:08 Building a FemTech Startup
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