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Maternova to represent RI at national InnovateHer competition

Maternova, Inc., the women owned start-up that distributes innovative medical devices to clinicians around the world, will represent Rhode Island at the national InnovateHer competition in Washington D.C.. InnovateHer was created by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a way to encourage entrepreneurs to develop businesses that directly benefit the lives of women.

"Maternova has evolved beyond products and e-commerce to become a solutions provider for a wide range of strategic partners. We currently have over 15,000 health care professionals within our network and it's growing exponentially" said Allyson Cote, CoFounder/VP. “We’re thrilled to win and excited to move on to the national level competition” said Meg Wirth, CEO and CoFounder (MPA '91).“Maternova has evolved beyond products and e-commerce to become a solutions provider for a wide range of strategic partners. We currently have over 15,000 health care professionals within our network and it’s growing exponentially” added Maternova’s CoFounder and Vice President, Allyson Cote.

To date, Maternova, Inc. has impacted the lives of over 200,000 women and children around the world. The time of childbirth is often the most risky for both woman and newborn. Improving women’s health before, during and after birth is critical to building economies—everywhere. “We have created a global solution for maternal and newborn health needs, and we’re also creating opportunities for entrepreneurs in the U.S. and in the markets we serve,” says Wirth.

To learn more go to http://maternova.net