On September 14 - 16, the seventh annual Ag Innovation Showcase filled the Danforth Center to capacity. More than 350 guests from 21 different countries attended the three-day event.
Three St. Louis companies specializing in biological solutions and renewables were selected to make their pitch - Forrest Innovations Ltd., Apse and GlucanBio. In addition, four women-owned startups were spotlighted - Mango Materials, WholeTrees Architecture & Structures, Stony Creek Colors and Micronic Technologies. Special congratulations goes to Amelia Swan Baxter, president and CEO of WholeTrees, who was chosen to receive the "Best in Show" award.
"Few forums exist where tech companies can rub elbows with investors and strategists and find both business partners and investors," said Ag Showcase advisory committee member and closing keynote speaker Jim Budzynski, founder and managing principal, MacroGain Partners.
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