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AllThingsMedia: 2010 Supporting Organizations
Using a community-building approach, we are reaching out to many sector and women’s business organizations across the country for support in identifying women-led companies to apply for the program. In return for helping promote the event to their membership and network, Supporting Organizations will be featured below, recognized on our printed materials, and will receive a complimentary pass to our regional in-person events including the Bootcamp in New York City.
List of Supporting Organizations
Why Become a Supporting Organization?
- Access to our National Network of Women Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Trusted Advisors – Springboard Portfolio companies include Athenix, Minute Clinic, Via Cell, iRobot, Zipcar and hundreds of others, which have generated positive returns for investors. 8 IPOs on the NASDAQ. 80% of portfolio companies still in operation as merged or independent entities.
- Participate at In-Person Events – Receive a complimentary pass to join our companies, investors and industry experts at our Bootcamp program in New York City and our other regional events.
- Visibility – Supporting Organizations receive recognition on our website and in printed program materials. If applicable, we are also happy to promote your upcoming events through our network.
Expectations of Supporting Organizations
- Promoting AllThingsMedia: 2010 to your membership via printed and online newsletters, blogs, and/or e-mail at least three times during the application period
- Making introductions to investors as potential program participants (as appropriate)
- Providing a link to www.springboardenterprises.org or www.springboardenterprises.org/vcf/atm from your own web site and adding us to your event calendar
Current Supporting Organizations
85 Broads is an exclusive women's network whose mission is to generate exceptional professional and social value for its members. Through their regional events and online community, members engage in a rapid, high-powered exhcange of ideas and information, which is what makes 85 Broads so unique.
Alliance for Women in Media
The Alliance for Women in Media is a non-profit, professional organization of women and men who work in the media and allied fields. The mission of the Alliance for Women in Media is to advance the impact of women in the media an allied fields by educating, advocating, and acting as a resource to our members, the industry, and the public
Canadian Women in Communications
Canadian Women in Communications (CWC) is a national, bilingual organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the Canadian communications industry through strategic networking, targeted professional development and meaningful recognition. There are currently over 1,200 CWC members in nine Regions across Canada.
The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School
The mission of The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center is to instill entrepreneurial thinking in all Columbia Business School students and to create a community of business practitioners with a lifelong commitment to achieving social and economic progress through entrepreneurship.
Ladies Who Launch
The mission of Ladies Who Launch is to make entrepreneurship accessible to every woman.
The goal of LatinVision Media is to assist start-up and existing businesses founded by Hispanics and Latin Americans in the United States to obtain capital.
Multinational Development of Women in Technology
The Multinational Development of Women in Technology was founded to accelerate growth in the global knowledge economy. By combining women's latent potential with innovative ideas enable through technology, all women and girls, their families and communities prosper.
National Center for Women & Information Technology
NCWIT is the National Center for Women & Information Technology. They are a coalition of over 200 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase women's participation in information technology (IT).
New York Women in Film & Television
The preeminent entertainment industry association for women in New York City, New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT) supports women calling the shots in film, television, and digital media. NYWIFT energizes the careers of women in entertainment by illuminating their achievements, providng training and professional development activities, and advocating for equity.
NewsonWomen reports on women moving up in corporate America, starting their own entrepreneurial ventures, working in government, in the arts, or becoming heads of major universities and philanthropic institutions. It showcases the depth, experience, and creativity of the high-achieving women leaders of today.
Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence
The Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence serves as a catalyst for developing leadership in the 21st century. The mission of the Butler Center is to develop leadership capacity through research, education, and collaborations that help advance inclusion and broaden representation. The Butler Center is especially committed to enhancing the success of Purdue women leaders.
Webgrrls International is an online and offline networking organization of professional business women focused on propelling their careers and businesses forward. They focus on networking and connecting with others, leveraging and learning about technology, learning new skills and finding jobs, finding mentors and interns, and gaining access to support and information.
Women's Association of Venture and Equity (WAVE)
WAVE is a non-profit organization, which was founded in 2003 and is committed to the development and advancement of women in private equity and venture capital.
WomenCanDoAnything.com is a free online resource and promotion website for any business woman who wants to promote her business online.
Women in Film and Video
Women in Film and Video of Washington, DC is dedicated to advancing the professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, television, video, multimedia, and related disciplines. WIFV supports women in the industry by promoting equal opportunities, encouraging professional development, serving as an information network, and educating the public about women's creative and technical achievements.
WITI (Women in Technology International)
WITI is the premier global organization empowering women in business and technology to attain their professional goals and dreams. With a global network of smart, tech-savvy women, WITI has powerful programs and partnerships that provide connections, resources, opportunities, and a supportive environment. Since 1989, WITI has delivered value to individuals, small businesses, and corporations.
www.witi.com Build. Empower. Inspire.
Women's Media Center
Women's Media Center (WMC) was founded in 2005 by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem to positively impact the visibility of women in the media, amplify women's voices on key issues in the national dialogue, fight sexism and bias against women in the media, and increase professional opportunities for women across all forms of media. Through training, advocacy, and the development of original content, WMC is breaking through the status quo so that media more accurately represents the perspectives, positions, and priorities of women.