Springboard Corner: July 2024

Jul 10, 2024


Welcome To The Springboard Corner

Welcome to the Springboard Corner, your go-to spot for the latest achievements in the life sciences and high-tech startups sphere. Here, we shine a light on the trailblazers and innovators who’ve journeyed through Connect’s Springboard Program. Dive in to discover the groundbreaking milestones of the companies at the forefront of shaping our future.

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CalciMedica – a clinical stage biotech developing novel therapeutics to treat acute and chronic inflammatory diseases focussed on CRAC (calcium release-activated calcium) channel inhibitors, the company recently announced positive topline results from their Phase 2b clinical trial of Auxora, their lead compound for the treatment of patients with acute pancreatitis. Additionally, CalciMedica, a publicly traded company, will be joining the Russell Microcap® Index. Inclusion in this index demonstrates the company’s continued growth since their IPO in 2023. (Highlighted June 2024)

Fenix Space – a low-orbit satellite launch startup developing the next-gen air launch platform for orbital and suborbital hypersonic launch missions, the company recently received investment from Innovating Capital. (Highlighted December 2023)

FuelRod – founded in 2011, the company has developed the first patented, portable charging system for mobile device users on the go. FuelRod kiosks are now found at over 500 locations throughout the U.S., including airports, convention centers, amusement parks, and other public venues. The company recently raised $514K through a crowdfunding campaign.

Fuse Integration – a service-disabled, veteran-owned company which is developing innovative communications solutions for our nation’s warfighters, CEO Sumner Lee was named a 2024 CEO of the Year Finalist by the San Diego Business Journal. (Highlighted May 2024)

Independa – is an award-winning leader who has developed an innovative and patented platform bringing remote care and education solutions to anyone with a LG Smart TV. The company was recently recognized as the Top Healthcare Remote Engagement Platform for 2024 by Healthcare Tech Outlook. (Highlighted May 2023)

Welby Health – a digital health company which has developed an automated care management platform for physician practices to effectively manage patients, the company recently received investment from ClearVision Equity Partners. (Highlighted August 2023)

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