When BRIDGE first launched in 2017, Founding Partner GenSpring Suntrust Wealth stepped up to help establish the newly formed angel fund. GenSpring understood the need for an investment fund geared to emerging startups that would diversify and spur economic growth through innovation. Since then, Supporting Partners continue to support the BRIDGE mission by helping to build deal flow and enabling educational forums for both entrepreneurs and investors. BRIDGE deeply appreciates their support and continues to actively seek other Supporting Partners to join us.
Community partners are organizations committed to the impact of investing in innovation in Florida on a local level in Sarasota - Manatee and on a national level throughout Florida and beyond. We partner with other Florida-based angel investment groups, local universities, economic development agencies and non-profits to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem.