Springboard Growth Capital is an investment partnership supporting visionary entrepreneurs and companies positioned to be market leaders.

We focus on companies at the Series C stage and beyond, with meaningful market traction and business models created with the digital consumer in mind. We leverage an extensive eco-system built by Springboard Enterprises to select and support women entrepreneurs poised to access institutional capital. As an independent sponsor, we can lead or co-invest, and we have the flexibility to “right-size” our investment to meet the needs of the company.

 
 
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Affiliated with leading accelerator for women-led companies

 
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Relationships with management bring unique access

 
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We tap our networks to support our portfolio companies

 

Portfolio

 
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The RealReal

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ClassPass

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HINT

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Aquis

Team

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Amy Wildstein
Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Amy has 25 years of private equity investment experience at The Blackstone Group, Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, Solera Capital and Boldcap Ventures. Current and former boards: American Italian Pasta Company, Compucare, Renaissance Media, Ross School Advisory Board, Springboard National Advisory Board, and New York Fashion Tech Lab Expert Network.

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Kay Koplovitz
Co-Founder and Chairman

Kay is the Founder, former Chairman & CEO of USA Networks (77-98, sold for $4.5B). First female network president in television history. Chairman & Co-founder Springboard Enterprises and New York Fashion Tech Lab, training over 700 entrepreneurs to raise capital.  Current and former boards: General Re, Nabisco, Oracle, Instinet, CA Technologies, Liz Claiborne, Kate Spade, Time Inc, ION Media, Veniam.

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Lori Wachs
Partner

Lori is a consumer analyst and fund manager with 25 years of investment experience: oversaw $4B at Delaware Investments; founded Cross Ledge Investments; risk arbitrage analyst at Goldman Sachs. Barbara Bush Foundation, Investment Committee; Chair of Trustees’ Council University of Pennsylvania Women, Member of New York Fashion Tech Lab Expert Network.

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