Presenting Companies

The 2013 InvestMidwest showcased 41 companies from throughout the Midwest in the three industry tracks of life sciences, technology and food/ag/bioenergy.   Accredited investors are welcome to view information regarding theses companies--please click here to request this information.  Information on the 2014 InvestMidwest companies will be available after February 18.


Who should apply to present at the annual InvestMidwest?

Up to 45 companies seeking funding are selected to present. The conference showcases companies in three industry tracks: life sciences, technology/general business and food/ag/bioenergy. The InvestMidwest selection committee will consider companies that meet the following criteria:

  • Located within the center corridor of the United States
  • Seeking $1M to $20M in funding
  • Revenue projections of $20 million within five years (with the exception of life sciences companies)

When is the application deadline?

Applications are no longer accepted for this season. Please check back later for next season's deadline!

Is there a fee to apply?

There is not a fee to apply. If you are selected, the fee to participate in the program is $750, which includes two registrations to the event. Companies that are selected will have the opportunity to present a 10-minute PowerPoint presentation before a prominent audience of venture, corporate and angel investors.

The following venture capital firms have been represented at recent InvestMidwest conferences:

  • Midwest Venture Partners
  • Mimosa Tree Capital Partners
  • MPM Capital
  • MVC Capital
  • Nidus Partners
  • OCA Venture Partners
  • October Capital
  • Ohio Innovation Fund
  • Oklahoma Equity Partners
  • Open Prairie Ventures
  • PrairieGold Venture Partners
  • Prism Capital
  • Prolog Ventures
  • Quest Capital Alliance
  • Quivira Capital
  • RCT BioVentures
  • Reservoir Venture Partners
  • River Cities Capital Funds
  • RiverVest Venture Partners
  • Sage Capital
  • Sante Ventures
  • Seneca Partners, Inc.
  • SJF Ventures
  • Spring Mill Venture Partners
  • Taproot Ventures
  • TGap Ventures
  • Thomas McNerney & Partners
  • Tradebot Ventures
  • Triathlon Medical Ventures
  • Venture Investors LLC
  • AAVIN Venture Capital
  • Accuitive Medical Ventures
  • Advantage Capital Partners
  • Apjohn Ventures
  • Arboretum Ventures
  • ARCH Development Partners
  • Ascension Health Ventures
  • Austin Ventures
  • Baird Venture Partners
  • Blue Chip Venture Company
  • Brooke Private Equity Associates
  • Bush O'Donnell Capital Partners, LLC
  • Capital Innovators
  • Capital Midwest
  • Capital Resource Partners
  • Charter Life Sciences
  • Chrysalis Ventures, LLC
  • CID Capital
  • Compass Capital
  • Concerto Advisors
  • Consumer Growth Partners
  • Cultivian Ventures
  • DFJ Portage Venture Partners
  • Five Elms Capital
  • Heartland BioVentures
  • Heron Capital
  • JK&B Capital
  • Key Principal Partners
  • Lakeside Capital LLC
  • MB Venture Partners
  • Meakem Becker Venture Capital

For information regarding the 2014 InvestMidwest, please email your contact information to Christine Walsh, InvestMidwest Executive Director, at cwalsh@stlrcga.org