Emerging Company Presentations

Kansas City is home to the 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, nutrition, diagnostic and technology industry. 

Why attend?

  • Hear directly from selected companies represent technologies for precision agriculture through the use of robotics; biosecurity management; improved wound care treatment; peptide nanocarrier platforms for vaccine delivery; plant derived, DIVA vaccine for Classical Swine Fever; technology that influences embryonating chicks to develop as females rather than males; method to suppress estrus in cattle; cancer diagnostic; first ever, zero-touch vital sign monitor and pet technologies.

  • Learn from industry leaders and join the conversation on the most pressing industry topics.

  • NETWORKING! Connect with global industry leaders and investors.

Why apply?

The Animal Health Summit offers one of the only opportunities for early-stage companies in the animal health sector to present their vision and business plan to potential investors. Companies presenting at the Summit have raised over half a billion dollars in addition many companies have secured licensing agreements, distribution contracts and/or been acquired. 

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

  • Seeking $500,000 to $20 million in funding OR strategic partnerships to advance a company’s technology

  • Revenue projections of $20 million within five to seven years

Unique Benefits Offered to Selected Emerging Companies

  • Access to industry experts
  • Assistance with development of company pitch deck

  • Individualized mentoring

  • Two practice pitch sessions with industry feedback in real time

  • Development of an investor profile

  • Promotion of company to qualified investors

  • Media promotion

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