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Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

In January, the app came under fire when a Stockholm hospital reported that 37 women seeking abortions were using Natural Cycles as birth control. But the Swedish Medical Products Agency concluded in September that the unwanted pregnancies were inline with typical use failure rates. Still, the discipline involved with the daily tracking of one’s cycle and temperature has some doctors ...

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How we chose the 2018 CNBC Upstart 100

A year ago CNBC launched the first Upstart 25 list with the premise that an increasing number of companies were racing out of the starting blocks to become impactful, revenue-generating ventures. And while many are a long way from becoming the next Uber or

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CNBC unveils its annual list of 100 promising start-ups to watch

The Upstart 100 is CNBC’s exclusive list of promising young start-ups, featuring a diverse group of companies that are building brands and breaking industry barriers on the path to becoming tomorrow’s household names. Selected from more than 500 nominees, each one was scored on eight equally weighted quantitative metrics (read more about our methodology here). <meta id="speakablemeta3" itemprop="… Health and ...

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