Amy Rosen Wildstein has over twenty years of direct investment experience. Ms. Wildstein is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Springboard Growth Capital, launched in 2016 to invest in companies coming out of the Springboard Enterprises accelerator. Springboard Growth Capital leverages the strong brand, deep entrepreneur relationships and extensive mentor network built by Springboard Enterprises over 15 years. Ms. Wildstein started her career in the early 1990’s at the Blackstone Group, working on principal investments as well as mergers & acquisitions. Subsequently, she joined Morgan Stanley Capital Partners where she evaluated and structured investments for the firm’s $2.0 billion investment fund, focusing on buyouts and growth equity investments across a range of industries, including consumer, media and healthcare. In 1999, Ms. Wildstein joined Solera Capital, a newly formed investment fund run by a team of all women. She was involved with fund formation, capital raising and the development of the Fund’s investment strategy. In 2001, she Co-founded Boldcap Ventures, an investment club comprised of all women investors in and around the New York area. Ms. Wildstein has served as Fund Manager of Boldcap since its formation, focusing on early to mid-stage companies in the media/technology and life sciences industries.
Ms. Wildstein has played key roles in developing and executing financing strategies for portfolio companies, including public equity and debt financings, bank facilities, and private equity placements. She is also experienced in managing and monitoring existing portfolio companies and has served on the board of directors of companies in the consumer, healthcare, information technology, and media sectors. She has served on the National Advisory Board of Springboard Enterprises since 2004 and has been involved as a volunteer, screening business plans and coaching companies for Springboard Enterprises for over a decade. Ms. Wildstein received a Bachelor of Business Administration with Distinction from the University of Michigan.