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InvestMidwest Now Accepting Applicants
By Sarah Mote
December 09, 2015

InvestMidwest: Now Seeking Ideas and Entrepreneurs

InvestMidwest Now Accepting Applicants

The 17th annual InvestMidwest is seeking applicants to present at the conference on March 23-24 in St. Louis. InvestMidwest continues to attract great investors to see presentations from the  best high growth companies in the Midwest—companies that have presented at InvestMidwest have raised more than $1 billion in funding and through acquisitions.

The main goal of InvestMidwest is to provide access to capital for emerging, privately held companies and to promote greater entrepreneurship, business growth and expansion in the region. The audience includes venture capitalists, private equity investors, corporate investors, private investors and business development, financial and legal professionals. 

Industry Tracks

The 2016 InvestMidwest will include three separate industry tracks presenting concurrently: a life sciences track, an IT/general business track and a food/ag/bioenergy track.

The presentations from 40 to 45 emerging businesses will each be 10 minutes in length. An opportunity for individual meetings with the presenting companies will be provided. P

High growth companies from throughout the Midwest are encouraged to apply to present at the conference. The selection committee includes venture capital professionals and select corporate, legal and financial professionals. 

Application Process

Visit Final application deadline January 8.

The InvestMidwest selection committee will consider companies that meet the following criteria:

1.      Seeking a minimum of $1M
2.      Projecting $20M in revenue within five years
3.      Located within the center corridor of the United States

Have questions?

Reach out to Christine Walsh, InvestMidwest Executive Director at:

Or view the video interviews from several of the 2015 InvestMidwest presenters.

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