Nodal, a platform connecting expectant mother and father with surrogate moms, raises $4.7 million

Nodal, a platform for surrogates to attach with expectant mother and father after reviewing their father or mother profile, launched on Wednesday with a $4.7 million capital increase.

Nodal was incubated by Pareto Holdings. The spherical was led by Amplo and supported by Chelsea Hirschhorn of child and being pregnant provide firm Frida, Scott Belsky of Behanceand Kate Ryder of Maven Medical, Enterprise Capital Nice OaksInteraction Enterprise Capital and others.


Nodal goals to hurry up the surrogacy connection course of by incentivizing surrogates to attach with meant mother and father after evaluating father or mother profiles on its platform.

People and {couples} pay a month-to-month price to Nodal to create a profile on the corporate’s platform that surrogates can view. In line with the press launch, Nodal screens each member on its platform by means of background checks and dwell interviews.

“For many individuals, surrogacy is the most effective and solely choice for beginning or rising a household, however potential surrogates and expectant mother and father discover the price of the business prohibitive, tough to navigate and, frankly, irritating. . That is what we’re working to vary,” Nodal Founder and CEO Dr. Brian Levine mentioned in a press release.

“Our aim is to make surrogacy a possible choice for extra expectant mother and father and to provide surrogates an distinctive expertise of training, assist and empowerment alongside the way in which.”


Kindbody has been an enormous participant within the subject of fertility/surrogacy investing, elevating a $62 million Collection C in 2021 and $32M Collection B Spherical in 2020.

Kindness, which gives fertility companies together with contraceptive care, egg freezing, fertility testing and digital wellness and training companies, introduced its acquisition of surrogacy company Various Reproductive Sources primarily based in Chicago initially of August this yr. This acquisition marked the third introduced by Kindbody in 2022 alone.

Legacya male fertility startup providing dwelling sperm testing kits, sperm evaluation, and cryopreservation, is one other fertility firm that introduced $25 million in Collection B funding in Might 2022.

Different fertility-focused corporations embrace Progyny, Proof, kegg and direct-to-consumer digital care firm Ro, which acquired each trendy fertility and begin of male fertility Grandmother.