(Kansas City, Mo. January 1, 2014) — The KC Animal Health Corridor is now accepting applications for the sixth annual KC Animal Health Investment Forum on August 26, 2014, 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
Applications must be submitted by April 18, 2014. All companies will be contacted by June 27, 2014 regarding their acceptance.
Meet the selection committee
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 one of the only opportunities 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 the first five Investment Forums:
- More than $120 million has been raised
- 100% made investor connections
- 100% made other industry or collaboration connections
- 100% would recommend the KC Animal Health Investment Forum to other entrepreneurs
*Animal Health Investment Forum Presenter Survey 2013
Once again, there will be an Innovation Award given to the best presentation of the day. Presenting companies will be judged by a panel of industry leaders who will select the strongest presenter of the day. The Award of Excellence will include a $2,500 check.
For questions or comments, please contact Kimberly Young.