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PET COMPANY ALERT: VC OPPORTUNITY: KC INVESTMENT FORUM APPS DUE JUNE 25

The KC Animal Health Corridor is now accepting applications for the second annual KC Animal Health Investment Forum on August 31, 2010, in Kansas City, Missouri.

The forum will showcase animal health and nutrition companies from throughout the world. The selection committee will consider companies that meet the following criteria:

* Seeking $500,000 to $20 million in funding
* Revenue projections of $20 million within 5-7 years

If your company meets these criteria and you would like to apply to present, please go to our application web site at www.kcanimalhealthforum.com. Applications must be submitted by June 25, 2010. All companies will be contacted by July 23, 2010 regarding their acceptance.

About the Investment Forum

Kansas City is home to the KC Animal Health Corridor. Because of its significant animal health industry concentration, The Corridor offers a uniquely supportive environment for early stage entrepreneurs in the animal health and nutrition industry. The KC Animal Health Investment Forum offers the only opportunity in the world for early stage companies in the animal health sector to present their vision and business plan to potential investors. The forum also provides a unique opportunity for venture capital, investment firms and animal health companies to hear from emerging companies with the newest technology.

Of the companies presenting at last year’s forum:
· 67% made investor connections
· 100% made other industry or collaboration connections
· 100% would recommend the KC Animal Health Investment Forum to other entrepreneurs *2009 Animal Health Investment Forum Presenter Survey

Contact:

For inquiries about the application process, email Chris Walsh at cwalsh@stlrcga.org.
All other inquiries can be directed to Lynn Parman at parman@thinkKC.com.



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