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ViVE Conference Breakfast & Networking Event

February 27 | 8:00 am

Los Angeles Convention Center

1201 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States

this will be an in-person event

Springboard is heading to ViVE! We will be hosting an invitation-only breakfast and networking event during the 2024 VIVE Conference on February 27th, 2024 from 8:00 AM- 9:30 AM in Los Angeles, California.

Join top women innovating in health and Springboard’s powerful network of entrepreneurs, investors and advisors for a breakfast reception, networking and a brief program. This is a great opportunity for you to host your key relationships, make new ones, and support the Springboard mission to accelerate the growth of healthcare companies led by women!

Please note that this is an event within the conference and you will need a ViVE event pass to enter. If you have not already purchased your ViVE conference badge use the Springboard Discount Code v24p_sb250 for $250 dollar savings!

Panel Discussion: The Power of Your Network

Join the Springboard Enterprises community for an engaging panel discussion centered around “The Power of Your Network.” In today’s dynamic marketplace, success isn’t solitary; it’s about leveraging the collective strength of your network. Learn how to propel your company and mission forward by cultivating meaningful connections and surrounding yourself with the right people. Discover the transformative impact of collaboration and community as we explore the essential role of building your village in achieving growth and realizing your goals.

Natalie Buford-Young, CEO, Springboard Enterprises

Natalie Buford-Young joined Springboard Enterprises as CEO in Jan 2021 and leads Springboard’s mission to accelerate the growth of entrepreneurial companies led by women through access to essential resources and a global community of experts. An accomplished and innovative corporate executive, entrepreneur, and community builder, Buford-Young joined from Deloitte, where she served as Managing Director of Market Development for Deloitte’s venture capital, private equity, and emerging private company practices.

Kristen Valdes, Founder & CEO, b.well

Kristen Valdes is a transformative force in today’s healthcare marketplace, spearheading the conversation on how empowering consumers can transform healthcare delivery. She is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 20 years in the industry and has dedicated her life to pioneering inventive solutions that challenge the status quo. This quest has been largely driven by her powerful personal story as the mother of a child suffering from a significant autoimmune disorder. That compelling journey, along with her deep knowledge of the industry itself, inspired her to create b.well Connected Health in 2015.

Peter Micca, Senior Partner, National Health Tech Leader, Deloitte, Springboard Enterprises Board of Directors

Peter Micca is a Senior Partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP with over 30 years of experience serving a broad array of organizations in all sectors of the healthcare, technology and life sciences industries; including significant experience with emerging growth private equity, venture capital and strategic investor financed companies. Practical, deep knowledge of industry business issues and emerging trends surrounding consumerism, convergence, cost considerations, regulatory and compliance issues and consolidation.

Lyndsey Harper, Ob/Gyn, Founder & CEO, Rosy Wellness

Dr. Lyndsey Harper is a Board Certified Ob/Gyn, Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn for Texas A&M COM, a Fellow of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health. Dr. Harper is the founder and CEO of Rosy, a women’s health technology company that connects women who have sexual health concerns with hope, community, and research-backed solutions. She has been named Forbes Top 53 Women Disrupting Healthcare, a Top Innovator in North Texas for 2020, a DBJ Top Woman in Tech and in 2023, Dr. Harper and Rosy were awarded the Women’s Health Innovation Summit (WHIS) Judge’s Choice Award.

Jessie Gabriel, Founder & CEO, All Places

Jessie stepped down as an equity partner and head of the Investment Funds practice at a major law firm in 2020 to launch All Places, a business and legal strategy firm seeking to create a more equitable world by actively helping women from all backgrounds and industries grow their business without limits. All Places is the only firm in the country focused primarily on female asset managers and entrepreneurs. In less than a year, the firm’s client roster has grown to include trailblazing consumer brands like Táche, Omsom, Rosy, Elims, and Lady Falcon Coffee Club, and funds like MPowered Capital, Turning Rock Partners, SoGal Ventures, Supply Change Capital, and Growth Warrior Capital, all led by women.

Special Thanks to Our 2024 ViVE Host Committee


Interested in partnerships or have any questions?

Email Rachel Rong, Director of Operations for Springboard Enterprises at [email protected].