The Start-Up Stadium @ BIO World Congress provides high visibility to early-stage emerging companies. During the sessions, 32 start-up companies across 7 sessions will share their new technologies and value proposition through formal 8-minute presentations followed by a 6-minute Q&A to an audience of investors, analysts and strategists from across the value chain.
Application deadline is April 5, 2019 at 11:59pm EST.
Start-Up Stadium is accepting applications from early-stage companies based in the 6 industry categories below:
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Presenting companies seeking investment and partnership opportunities will showcase their latest technological advancements to investors. Innovative biobased companies will be selected to participate in this program based on the following criteria:
- Raised an initial funding round since inception
- Previous business or competition experience desired, but not a requirement
- Fewer than 20 full-time employees
- Must have specific focus in biobased technologies
The 2019 BIO World Congress Start-Up Stadium Advisory Committee is comprised of experienced leaders with perspective on current issues and priorities for the industry.
The 2019 BIO World Congress Start-Up Stadium Judges come from the public and private sectors with collective expertise in early-stage investing, entrepreneurship, the start-up landscape, industrial biotechnology, and GreenTech space. They will be evaluationg applicants and finalists.
BIO Prize: one-year membership to BIO for the four winners
Venture Investor Prize provided by
2018 Participating Investment Firms
Akoya Captital, Chicago, IL
ARCH Venture Partners, Chicago, IL
BASF Venture Capital, Cambridge, MA
BioCognito, Battle Ground, WA
BP Ventures, San Francisco, CA
Braemar Energy Ventures, New York, NY
Cargill, Inc., Minneapolis, MN
Emerald Technology Ventures, Toronto, Canada
Genoa Ventures, San Francisco, CA
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, Washington, DC
Marc IV, Kearney, MO
Spruce Capital Partners, San Francisco, CA
Sustainable Conversion Ventures, Sun Lakes, AZ
Tecton Captial Partners LLC, San Francisco, CA
Ultra Captial, San Francisco, CA
Xeraya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Example GreenTech Finalists from 2018
Biomere Tech, Worcestser, MA
DMC Biotechnologies, Inc., Boulder, CO
Global Bioengergies, France
Kalion, Inc., Milton, MA
Leaf Resources Limited, Australia
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