By Solving A Painful Problem For Women, This Couple Built A Fast-Growing Brand That Just Got Acquired.

For many women, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are an unmentionable but painful health problem that makes it hard to get through the day. Jenna Ryan, a sufferer herself, was determined to do something about them. “They can become severe if left untreated,” she says. “What’s often unappreciated is how chronic they can become. Bacteria can stay hidden and cause a relapse infection.”

The San Diego entrepreneur teamed up with her husband Spencer, whose background is in molecular biology, to found Uqora, a company that specializes in science-backed solutions to help women break the cycle of UTIs in 2017. Having worked at a direct-to-consumer business in the e-commerce space, Ryan tapped her

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