Springboard is currently seeking investment-ready women-led companies in the life science sector to participate in Springboard: Life Science 2014 – a four-month accelerator program that offers in-person and virtual coaching sessions with industry experts, investors, and seasoned entrepreneurs, as well as a two-day intensive Bootcamp workshop in Boston in May and a variety of presentation assessment opportunities that will provide multiple layers of feedback. Companies must have a woman in a senior position with a significant equity stake, demonstrate a qualified and profitable market opportunity, have a track record of milestone achievement, a credible management team or ability to attract one, and must be in the life science industry.
To apply or learn more about how to get involved go to http://sb.co/programs/lifescience-2014/
Venture-catalyst Springboard Enterprises (www.sb.co) is the premier platform where influencers, investors and innovators meet to help women build ‘big businesses starting small’. Springboard sources, coaches, showcases and supports women-led growth companies seeking equity capital for product development and expansion. 545 women-led companies have gone through Springboard’s accelerator programs; they have raised more than $6.2 billion in financing, have created tens of thousands of new jobs, and generate billions of dollars in annual revenues. More than 80% of Springboard companies are still in business, including 10 IPOs and many that are now the technology engines of publicly traded companies.