2020 INVESTMENT FORUM: September 1, 2020

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.

Presenting companies are judged by a panel of industry leaders. The strongest presenter of the day receives the INNOVATION AWARD.

Why attend?

The KC Animal Health Investment Forum provides a unique opportunity for venture capital funds, investment firms and animal health companies to hear from emerging companies with the newest technology.

Why apply?

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. Companies presenting at the Forum have raised nearly $430 million. Several have also received licensing agreements or distribution contracts.

The forum showcases animal health and nutrition companies from throughout the world.  We are seeking companies that meet the following criteria:

  • Seeking $500,000 to $20 million in funding
  • Revenue projections of $20 million within five to seven years
Kimberly Young

Kimberly Young

President, KC Animal Health Corridor
Kim is the "go-to" person on life sciences and technology.
Emily McVey

Emily McVey

Director, KC Animal Health Corridor
Emily manages workforce development and assists with the implementation of strategic priorities.
Danni Hammontree_BW_web

Danni Hammontree

Danni coordinates marketing, web content, communication and events.
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