Springboard Corporate Innovation Programs

 

For over 18 years, Springboard Enterprises has created unique, impact-driven programs that deliver innovation and transformation to our corporate partners, including Aetna, Dell, Lilly, CA Technologies, AARP, Aon, and others. Springboard Enterprises develops high quality programming in many fields, such as enterprise technology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, fintech, insurtech, fashion technologies, emerging technologies, and more. 

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Access transformative technologies

As a company, you want the best access to transformative technologies that can increase your efficiency, revenue and market share. And, to take advantage of new technologies, you want a company culture that embraces innovative thinking.

“Springboard entrepreneurs are literally changing the world through technical innovation. Springboard programs have created a dramatic shift in the way we think about women role models at the CEO level, reminding us the face of corporate leadership needs to be diverse, and that we each hold the power to effect change, whatever our context.”
— Debra Danielson, SVP M&A Strategy and Distinguished Engineer, CA Technologies
 
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Achieve your innovation objectives with tailored programs

Our programs are tailored around your ideal industry focus and criteria, and developed for maximum corporate impact. Springboard helps you successfully incorporate innovation to solve your most pressing problems and create your largest opportunities.

“As health care becomes more consumer-focused, we look for innovative ways to use technology to personalize the consumer experience. Springboard is an amazing venue to interact with some of the brightest women entrepreneurs in life sciences and tech. We look forward to our annual meeting, where we not only get to hear enlightening presentations, but develop ongoing relationships with these inspiring leaders. As Aetna works to join individuals on their health care journey, we are pleased to join women entrepreneurs on their journey to building high-growth companies for an interconnected world.”
— Meg McCarthy, Executive Vice President, Operations and Technology, Aetna
 
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Harness the competitive advantage of diversity

Distinct competitive advantages are created by diversity. By partnering with Springboard you access solutions developed by a unique and diverse talent pool: women-led companies. These are companies hand-picked and carefully vetted for their high growth potential and ability to transform industries.

“Working with Springboard is consistent with Lilly’s mission of developing women in scientific leadership. We leverage our engagement as a mechanism to allow top diverse female scientific leaders to garner more external focus while leveraging their skills and expertise, all while experiencing the gratification of giving back. Finally, our engagement affords us an opportunity to see some very early innovation.”
— Amy Davis, Senior Director Clinical Development Organization, Eli Lilly & Company
 
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Expand your network

Springboard programs help you bring key innovations deep into your culture, expand your network, linking you to top women-led business entrepreneurial talent. Our interactive sessions facilitate discussions into practical applications of technologies to move your business forward.

 

Springboard Enterprises: two decades of results and impact

Since 2000, Springboard Enterprises has worked with 718 women-led companies that have raised $8.3 billion, had 177 M&A events, and 15 IPOs. Over 5,500 advisors and experts around the world contribute human capital to our programs, including corporate executives from our many partners. Springboard Enterprises has a truly global reach, with programs in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia

Our programs

We have a number of options to achieve your objectives. We tailor our programs to fit your unique innovation goals, timeline and commitments.

Corporate Meeting

Host one or more half-day Corporate Meetings with Springboard in your desired locations, focused on market-ready, women-led companies.

Innovation Lab

Host a full-day Innovation Lab Program featuring market-ready, women-led innovative companies building products and services addressing industry challenges. Following the in person session, personal advisory teams are assigned to each of the presenting companies.

Bootcamp

Host a two-day Bootcamp with Springboard, featuring company executives who share their expertise and insights with a group of early-stage companies.

Accelerator Program

Become a Corporate Partner to a Springboard Accelerator program and participate throughout the half-year schedule, including virtual and in-person engagements.

 

Get in touch

Interested in a corporate innovation program that delivers impact? Send us a message and let's connect. 

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