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The Springboard Angels
Dr. Yoni Goldwasser

Dr. Yoni Goldwasser

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Harvard-MIT trained Yoni is a VC investor, founder of Berlin's Digital Health Initiative, and Nym Health co-founder. Brings a decade of global health tech experience

Dr. Ariel Stern

Dr. Ariel Stern

Co-Founder & Venture Partner

Ariel Dora Stern, Harvard Business School Associate Professor, teaches healthcare transformation. Former Director for International Health Care Economics in Germany. Advises numerous health-tech startups

Dr. Carina Ruwolt

Dr. Carina Ruwolt

Angel Investor

Carina, Director of Strategy at Bayer, ex-BCG with healthcare expertise. Mentors digital health startups via Berlin Institute of Health. Holds an MD and PhD

Audrey Tsang

Audrey Tsang

Angel Investor

Audrey, co-CEO of Clue, previously led product teams at Pinterest, HotelTonight, and Yelp. Trained leadership coach, angel investor, and Stanford CS and Kellogg MBA graduate

Jan Benedikt Brönneke, LLM

Jan Benedikt Brönneke, LLM

Angel Investor

Jan, Associate Lead Expert at BWI, oversees digitalization of German Armed Forces Medical Service. Ex-Director at Germany’s Health Innovation Hub, advised on healthcare system's digital transformation

Katie Baca-Motes

Katie Baca-Motes

Angel Investor

Katie Baca-Motes, co-founder of Scripps Research Digital Trials Center and CSO at CareEvolution. Former Disney Imagineer, innovating digital health and decentralized clinical trials. UCSD MBA

Dr. Hans-Martin Vetter

Dr. Hans-Martin Vetter

Angel Investor

Hans-Martin, business engineer/PhD, scaled TeleClinic's telemedical supply. Ex-McKinsey with 7+ years, co-founded an animal health tech startup and collaborated with Rocket Internet

Dr. Andreas Schmidt

Dr. Andreas Schmidt

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Andreas, Berkeley-trained immunologist, serial entrepreneur, and ex-Proteona CEO, now heads business development at Singleron Biotechnologies. Focuses on precision medicine, multi-omics, and data-driven technologies

Nicolas Weber

Nicolas Weber

Co-Founder & Venture Partner

Nic, co-founder of medneo and OpenRad, entrepreneur and business angel, board member of several early- and later-stage healthcare companies and the Entrepreneurs' Organization

Dr. Ole Dammann

Dr. Ole Dammann

Angel Investor

Ex-CEO of a German clinical research network, Ole now strategizes digital diagnostics and endpoints. Mentors startups at Startup Creasphere. Holds Ph.D. from University of Mannheim

Peter Schlecht

Peter Schlecht

Angel Investor

Peter is a health tech entrepreneur specializing in cognitive enhancement, with ventures in AI and brain-computer interfaces for Alzheimer's. He mentors at notable tech institutes

Dr. Kalon Hewage

Dr. Kalon Hewage

Angel Investor

Surgeon-turned-VC Kalon, MD, BSc, MSc, combines healthcare and startup expertise. Garnered $20M+ in funding, working with Pace Ventures on HealthTech and BioTech innovations

Dr. Florian Nickels-Teske

Dr. Florian Nickels-Teske

Angel Investor

Start-Up Founder, Digital-Hub Lead, COO Corporate Digital Spin-Off, Director Health Institute

Dr. Anne Latz

Dr. Anne Latz

Angel Investor

Anne Latz, MD and neuroscience Ph.D., co-founded several digital health companies, currently CMO at HELLO INSIDE. Holds Harvard post-grad certificate in Patient Safety, Quality, Informatics, and Leadership

Ali Ciger

Ali Ciger

Co-Founder & Venture Partner

Ali, Pfizer's Head of Vaccines and global COVID-19 rollout lead, partners with digital health startups. Newton Fellow, LBS-LocalGlobe JV, with experience in digital therapeutics

Till Erdmann

Till Erdmann

Co-Founder & Venture Partner

Till, serial founder and angel investor, secured over €40M in funding across biopharma, diagnostics, digital health, and med-tech sectors. Ex-Bayer Pharma and Thermo Fisher. Engineer, MBA

Joscha Hofferbert

Joscha Hofferbert

Angel Investor

Joscha Hofferbert, Neuroscience graduate, co-founded Hacking Health Berlin and Vision Health Pioneers. As Healthcore Studios' Founder, he aids businesses in healthcare innovation implementation

Michael Rosenstock

Michael Rosenstock

Angel Investor

Michael, Head of Digitalization at Sana Kliniken AG, specializes in digital health and data-driven medicine. M&A experience at KPMG and Rothschild. Master's from Rotterdam School of Management.

Dr. Florian Koerber

Dr. Florian Koerber

Angel Investor

Florian, digital health startup program lead at Flying Health, former CEO of Newsenselab and ex-GlaxoSmithKline. Passionate about healthcare innovation. Holds a PhD in health economics

Dr. Rafael zur Nieden

Dr. Rafael zur Nieden

Angel Investor

MD/PhD, former McKinsey consultant, broad network and experience in Pharma/ Medtech Commercial and medical affairs

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