Springboard Enterprises

NE 2001

New England 2001

 About New England: 2001

Co-hosted by Springboard Enterprises, and the Center for Women & Enterprise, the Springboard: New England 2001 program featured 25 of the most promising high-growth, women-led companies in technology and life sciences from the New England and New York areas. The Forum was held on November 8-9, 2001 at Harvard Business School’s new Spangler Auditorium in Cambridge, MA, showcasing the entrepreneurs before an audience of the area’s top corporate, angel, and venture investors.

Stakeholders’ Briefing & Reception Sponsor:

Bootcamp Sponsor:

  • Hill & Barlow

Supporting Organizations:

Forum Committee:

Forum Committee Co-Chairs:

  • Myra Hart, Harvard Business School

  • Bob Higgins, Highland Capital Partners

Forum Committee Members:

  • Elizabeth Ames, Department of Economic Development

  • Beth Arnold, Foley, Hoag & Eliot LLP

  • Lakshmi Balachandra, Axxon Capital

  • Marcia Bates, BancBoston Ventures

  • Jill Card, IBEX Process Technology

  • Joseph Caruso, Bantam Group

  • Joe Casey, Venrock Associates

  • Lorrayne Dina Chu, New Basics, Inc.

  • Thomas Claflin, Claflin Capital Management

  • Karen Copenhaver, Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP

  • Angela Quinn Crispi, Harvard Business School

  • Martha Crowninshield

  • Roslyn Daum, Choate, Hall & Stewart

  • Anne Donnellon, Babson College

  • Margo Doyle, Kodiak Venture Partners

  • Daphne Dufresne, Weston Presidio Capital

  • Janet Dunlap, Goodwin Procter

  • Kathy Elliott

  • Cynthia Fisher, ViaCell, Inc.

  • Mary Fitzpatrick, Lanciare

  • Michael Greeley, Polaris Venture Partners

  • Karin Gregory, MTDC

  • Marcia Hooper, Advent International

  • Vincent Izzi, Lotus

  • Cynthia Larose, Mintz Levin

  • Joanna Lau, Lau Technologies

  • Lucinda Linde, First Light Capital

  • Amy Millman, Springboard Enterprises

  • Susan Mulder, McKinsey & Company

  • Susan Loconto Penta, Midior

  • Jeremy Perisho, Deloitte & Touche LLP

  • Joyce Plotkin, MA Software & Internet Council

  • Jill Preotle, Renaissance Ventures<

  • Jasmin Rodriguez, Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership

  • Jennifer Schmelter, Fleet Development Ventures

  • Sean Seton-Rogers, Commonwealth Capital Ventures

  • Andrea Silbert, Center for Women & Enterprise

  • Andrea Teichman, Hill & Barlow

  • Laurie Thomsen, Prism Venture Partners

  • Clark Waterfall, Boston Search Group

  • Sharon Whiteley, 8 Wings Ventures

Co-Hosts

Sponsors:

Partner Sponsors:

Supporter Sponsors:

Contributor Sponsors:

Venture Partners