7:30 am – 9:00 am
About Springboard
Springboard provides free assistance for life sciences and high tech companies in all stages of development, including concept, start-up, and critical inflection point.  Entrepreneurs accepted into the program spend 3 to 5 months in coaching sessions with CONNECT’s Entrepreneurs in Residence and marketing and finance mentors.

This unique program fosters entrepreneurship in San Diego by accelerating and supporting the growth of the most promising technology and life sciences businesses. Since its inception, Springboard has assisted over 400 technology companies in starting and funding their operations. Over $1.4B has been raised by these companies and more than half are still doing business in San Diego.

Springboard Mentors: Bruce Axtman (Entrepreneur In Residence) Bloomberg Profile

Yakov Kaplan (Industry Domain Expert) Linkedin

Mitch Rosner (Industry Domain Expert) Linkedin

Charles Bohle (Finance Domain Expert) Linkedin

Afraxis Panelist: Ron Demuth