Presenting Companies

InvestMidwest 2021  |  April 27-28  |  Virtual

What types of companies should apply?

InvestMidwest highlights the most-promising startups in the Midwest region. Up to 45 companies seeking funding are selected to present. The conference showcases companies in three industry tracks: life sciences, technology and food/agriculture.

Presenting Companies Criteria

Companies located within the central corridor of the
United States

Companies Seeking $1M to $20M in Series A or B investment

Companies with revenue projections of $20 million within five years*

What’s the application process?

Applications were accepted for consideration between November 2020 and February 8, 2021 at Midnight CST. Following a company’s submission, our selection committee will review each application to select the presenting companies for InvestMidwest.

Is there a fee to participate?

There is no fee to apply. If you're selected, the fee
to participate in the program is $250, which includes three registrations to the event.
Companies that are selected will have the opportunity to present an 8-minute pitch before an audience of prominent venture, corporate and angel investors.

InvestMidwest 2021 will be held online.

The following will apply:

Presenting Companies Criteria

The pitches will be recorded, integrated with the slide deck

Pitches will be posted on the event platform for 30 days

Multiple opportunities will be provided for meeting with investors

Selection Committee

InvestMidwest is grateful to the InvestMidwest Selection Committees that devoted their time and expertise to screen and select the companies. Members of the firms listed below participated in the selection process.

Abstraction Capital
Ag Ventures Alliance
AgTech Advisors
ARCH Venture Partners
Ascension Ventures
Bayer U.S. - Crop Science
BioNexus KC
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Cultivation Capital

Cultivian Ventures
Drive Capital
Exeteur Group
Finistere Ventures
Firebrand Venture Capital
Fulcrum Global Capital
Husch Blackwell LLP
Hyde Park Ventures
iim, LLC
Kingdom Capital

Lewis & Clark AgriFood
Life Sciences Consultant
Oklahoma Life Science Fund
Open Prairie Ventures
RiverVest Venture Partners
Thompson Coburn LLP
UNeMed Corporation
Unitypoint Health Ventures
Yield Lab