Univfy, a San Francisco, CA-based predictive analytics and machine learning company focused on expanding in-vitro fertilization (IVF) access and affordability, closed a $6m Series A funding round.
The round was led by Rethink Impact. In conjunction with the funding, Heidi Patel, Partner at Rethink Impact, will join the Univfy Board of Directors, which currently includes co-founder and Stanford University Stephen R. Pierce Family Goldman Sachs Professor Wing H. Wong, Apple’s former VP of Retail James Bean, and co-founder and CEO Dr. Mylene Yao.
The company intends to use the funds to scale business by expanding the US national network of fertility specialists, developing additional partnerships with IVF centers, and investing in its data science and product teams and client services experts.
Launched in 2009 by Dr. Mylene Yao, CEO, Univfy applies machine learning, AI and fintech to allow couples struggling with infertility to make IVF treatment accessible and affordable.
Its scientifically validated B2B platform accurately predicts the probability of IVF success, enabling fertility centers to provide a personalized IVF prognostic report to support patient counseling and customize financing and refund warranty programs that qualify over half of their patients.