Health Innovation Hub 2017

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About the Program

Springboard’s Health Innovation Hub is a program for women-led healthcare and life science companies seeking seed and growth funding and expert connections to develop solutions in pharma, including new drugs, diagnostics, pharma technologies, and drug-delivery devices.

Selected companies will be matched with a team of relevant, targeted advisors and participate in several in-person and virtual workshops and presentation sessions throughout the year that provide exposure to influencers, active investors, and potential strategic partners.

Areas of Focus
  • Novel Therapeutics
  • Small Molecule Therapeutics
  • Companion Diagnostics
  • Genomics
  • Imaging Tools
  • Clinical Trials Tech
  • Drug Development Tech
  • …and more


 Important Dates & Upcoming Events

Application Opens January 7
Priority Deadline February 2
Final Deadline February 6
Regional Interviews February 24 – March 15 New York, DC, Chicago, Toronto, San Francisco
Selection Notification March 17
Bootcamp April TBD Boston, MA
Advisory Period  May – June
Presentations June TBD San Francisco, CA

What makes Springboard different?

 

15-Year Track Record16-Year Track Record Peer NetworkPeer Network Tailored AdvisoryTailored Advisory
 Our 642 companies have raised $7.4B including 14 IPOs and 163 M&A Events  Alumnae community of 650+ founders and CEOs who’ve “Been There, Run That.”  Connections to relevant advisors based on your specific needs right now.
Equity0% Equity Required No RelocationNo Relocation Year-LongForever Program
Selected companies pay a $5,000 program fee. We welcome warrant donations. No need to uproot your company, we engage you virtually with our network. Ongoing opportunities for exposure and connections as an Alumna.

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Application Criteria

check A woman in senior leadership with a significant equity stake check A track record of milestone achievement which may include: grants, clients, revenue
check Strategic alignment and potential to partner with our corporate partners check A credible core management team or ability to attract one


 

Get Involved with Springboard

The Health Innovation Hub is a diverse network of experts that helps women-led drug, diagnostic, device, and health technology companies accelerate through an inflection point of growth. Our core differentiator at Springboard is our network, we’ve assembled an all-star team of industry experts, influential business leaders, investors, and a peer network of entrepreneurs that we leverage to support each new class.

We welcome additions to our expert network:

  • Corporate Partner Sponsors. Corporations that recognize the value of working with our expert network of advisors, and entrepreneurs commercializing new drug, delivery, and diagnostic technologies.
  • Event and Workshop Sponsors. Law firms, accounting firms, and banks can boost brand visibility and build relationships early on with companies on the fast track.
  • Investors. Investors get early access to applicants and selected companies as a qualified source of additional deal flow.
  • Industry Experts. Industry experts and advisors can become a part of our curated expert network.
  • Pipeline Partner. Entrepreneurial and sector-focused business organizations, startup accelerators, angel networks and other groups can get priority review for their entrepreneurs.

Contact mary@sb.co to get involved


Sponsors & Supporters

Springboard Enterprises Patron Sponsors


Corporate Partners

About Springboard

Since 2000, Springboard Enterprises has served as a resource hub of influencers, investors, and innovators engaged in helping women build big businesses. Springboard sources, coaches, showcases and supports women-led growth companies seeking investment of financial and human capital for product development and expansion.

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