Women’s Health
Innovation Program

Springboard’s Women’s Health Innovation Program is for women-led companies seeking growth funding and connections to experts and strategic partners for product development and expansion. The program combines high-value events and workshops with an impactful community.

About the Program

Springboard’s Women’s Health Innovation Program serves as a collective voice to drive women’s health innovation, investment and research. The Program gathers key industry leaders to promote greater gender-specific health data transparency and spur investment in women’s health innovation to produce better health outcomes for all.

Our program accelerates the growth of women led companies innovating in women’s health. Our mission is to address unmet needs in diseases, conditions, and indications that solely, predominantly, or differently impact the health of women.

  • Funding for femtech – defined as tech products or services which serve women’s health needs including fertility and sexual health — doubled in 2021 to $1.4 billion. (Source: Business Insider).
  • Only 5% of all digital health funding in 2021 went to women’s health tech companies (Source: Business Insider).
  • The femtech market is projected to exceed $60 billion by 2027 (Source: Emergen Research)

2023-2024 Program Timeline

Application Launch

July 1, 2023

Early Application Deadline

August 15, 2023

Final Application Deadline
Virtual Interviews

Q4, 2023

Intensive Bootcamp Week

Q1, 2024

Advisory Period

Q1, 2024

Presenting the 2024 Women’s Health Program Cohort

Co-founder & CEO, Multitude Health

Multitude alleviates the pain of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) through an app-based clinical program that teaches members Cognitive Behavioral Therapy skills, plus a tightly integrated therapist-led peer community to restore a healthy brain-body connection.

Founder & CEO, Navigate Maternity

Navigate Maternity has created a system that allows clinicians and care teams to remotely monitor prenatal and postpartum patients.

CEO, Bone Health Technologies

Bone Health Technologies (BHT) has developed the Osteoboost belt, the first and only safe and effective treatment for the 63 million people in the US with Osteoporosis or Osteopenia as well as a comprehensive digital therapeutic platform and services – a personalized digital health and telehealth solution for optimizing bone health.

Co-founder & President, Visana Health

Visana Health is a comprehensive virtual women’s health clinic, providing medical care and integrated whole-person support for the widest range of women’s health conditions.

CEO, Herself Health

Herself Health is a healthcare technology company designed to serve the unique needs of women on Medicare, age 65 and up.

Co-Founder & CEO, Marma

Marma is a platform that addresses a critical gap in maternal health by providing personalized nutritional guidance throughout fertility, pregnancy, and the years postpartum.

CEO, Kegg

Kegg believes in a world where women are empowered by knowledge they’ve been denied until now.

Founder & CEO, Myri Health

The Myri Health App is a comprehensive, evidence based postpartum resource for families.

Founder and President, CNTRL + INC.

Cntrl+ Inc. is a pioneering Canadian life science firm specializing in female wellness.

Founder & CEO, Ursamin

Ursamin is a SaaS based care coordination platform that helps providers more effectively manage patients living with multiple chronic illnesses (PLWMCC).

What is Women’s Health?

Springboard’s Women’s Health Innovation Program identified The Framework of Women’s Health, which includes innovative solutions in Cognitive and Brain Health, Cardiovascular Health, Reproductive Health, Gynecological and Sexual Health, Aging and Bone Health, Oncology, and Autoimmune.

2022 Women’s Health Innovation Forum Series

Watch our Springboard hosted discussions from last year:

Women’s Health Forum Event: Autoimmune

March 30, 2022

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Women’s Health Forum Event: Gynecology & Sexual Health

April 27, 2022

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Women’s Health Forum Event: Bone Health & Aging

May 25, 2022

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Women’s Health Forum Event: Cognitive & Brain Health

June 29, 2022

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Women’s Health Forum Event: Reproductive Health

July 27, 2022

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Women’s Health Forum Event: Cardiovascular Health

September 28, 2022

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Women’s Health Forum Event: Oncology

November 15, 2022

Watch the Recording

Women’s Health Program Sponsors

Women’s Health Program Community Partners

If you are interested in sponsoring or learning more about the program, please email:
Miranda Ewald, at [email protected]