SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Built.io®, a technology provider with solutions that enable organizations to quickly create, integrate and scale applications across mobile, web and IoT, today announced it has been selected to join the Springboard Expert Network. Built.io was selected among high-caliber applicants spanning the enterprise tech and digital health spaces to join the Springboard portfolio which has raised a combined $7.4B in capital. Companies recruited and qualified by Springboard's network of advisors are among the most promising companies led by some of the most talented and accomplished women entrepreneurs.
As a member of Springboard, Built.io has the advantage of working closely with the Springboard Advisory Program, designed to surround each selected company with a team of relevant experts to help them achieve their vision for growth. Built.io's prestigious Springboard advisory team consists of individuals including Debora Bielecki, Bielecki & Associates; Cindy Jeffers, founder of a stealth mode startup (formerly CEO & CTO of Salon Media Group); Ingrid Rechtin, Covington & Burling LLP and Erin Valenti, Tinker Ventures.
"Recruitment to the Springboard Expert Network presents an exciting opportunity for Built.io to continue growing and expanding our customer base," said Neha Sampat, CEO of Built.io. "We look forward to the leadership, guidance, council and opportunities we will receive as a member of Springboard."
Since its inception in 2007, Built.io has helped customers fast track innovation and continues to deliver a new generation of digital experiences. Under Sampat's leadership, Built.io constantly pushes the boundaries of what's possible in today's evolving technological landscape. She is a proponent of diversity and an outspoken advocate for nurturing women leaders in her industry.
"Investors say they like to bet on the jockey, not the horse," said Kay Koplovitz, co-founder of Springboard Enterprises and Managing Director of Springboard Growth Capital. "This year we are betting our human capital on an impressive group of experienced entrepreneurial women who will not only benefit from the talent in our expert network, but also add immeasurably to it."
Since 2000, Springboard has become a human capital powerhouse connecting early stage healthcare and technology-oriented companies with investors, advisors and lucrative business opportunities. Built.io joins the ranks of globally recognized brands such as Zipcar, Constant Contact, iRobot, Blurb and MinuteClinic, all of which are or were led and founded by women and are part of the Springboard portfolio.
Built.io® – an official 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor – provides a digital business platform to help organizations accelerate their digital transformation. Built.io is trusted by Fortune 500 companies, game-changing startups and governments around the world to provide a new generation of digital experiences, powered by its three products: Built.io Flow, the award-winning integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS), unifies disparate IT systems and connects anything with a digital heartbeat and an API to unlock efficiencies and boost innovation. Built.io Backend, the leading enterprise mobile Backend-as-a-Service (MBaaS), advances mobile and IoT application development. Built.io Contentstack, the pioneering headless Content Management System (CMS) delivers content across all channels. Combined, Built.io's unique technology portfolio enables organizations to create, integrate, scale and manage applications and related content across mobile, web and IoT. Learn more at www.built.io and follow us @Builtio.
About Springboard Enterprises
Springboard accelerates the growth of entrepreneurial companies led by women through access to essential resources and a global community of experts. It is the leading network of influencers, investors and innovators dedicated to building high growth companies led by women. Since 2000, 642 Springboard portfolio companies seeking investment of financial and human capital for product development and expansion have raised $7.4 billion, created tens of thousands of new jobs, and generate billions of dollars in annual revenues. Over 80% of Springboard companies are growing as independent or merged entities, including 13 IPOs, more than 160 M&A, and many that are the technology engines of publicly traded companies. Springboard invites a select group of women-led healthcare and technology companies annually into the network to support these talented women innovators and to send a message that business success and investor returns all benefit from diversity in their companies and boardrooms.
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