Presenting Companies

InvestMidwest  |  April 17-18, 2024 | Kansas City, Missouri

What’s the application process?

Applications will open on October 30, 2023.
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 $390 for presenting company attendees.
Companies that are selected will have the opportunity to pitch before an audience of prominent venture, corporate, and angel investors.

Presenting Companies Criteria

The forum will emphasize strengths of the Midwest innovation ecosystem that include thriving sectors in food and agriculture, healthcare and life sciences, and financial services among others. Technology-based, fast-growth companies that currently operate in the Midwest or those that seek to improve the overall well-being of communities in the “fly over” region are encouraged to apply.

InvestMidwest includes:

Presenting Companies Criteria

Opportunity to receive feedback on your pitch from investors, prior to event

Pitches will be delivered with your industry track directly to investors

Multiple opportunities will be provided for meetings with investors

Selection Committee

InvestMidwest is grateful to the InvestMidwest Selection Committees for devoting their time and expertise to screen and select the companies. Members from the firms listed below are participating in the selection process.

Ag Ventures Alliance
AgTech Advisors
ARCH Venture Partners
Bayer U.S. - Crop Science
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
Corteva Agriscience

Cultivation Capital
Farm Hand Ventures
Flyover Capital
Hyde Park Ventures
iim, LLC
Invest Michigan
Kingdom Capital
Oklahoma Life Science Fund
Open Prairie Ventures

Plains Ventures
Pluton Biosciences
Spatial STL Advisors
StartUp Partners International LLC
Thompson Coburn LLP
UNeMed Corporation
Washington University in St. Louis
Yield Lab