Iowa G2M Accelerator Public Pitch Day for Potential Investors/Partners/Customers
The Iowa G2M Accelerator will be completing its inaugural program with a public Pitch Day, featuring cohort companies, on October 5, 2021.
The Iowa G2M Accelerator will be completing its inaugural program with a public Pitch Day, featuring cohort companies, on October 5, 2021 from 3:00-5:30 pm (CDT).
This event will be held virtually. Free registration is required.
The Iowa G2M Accelerator is designed as a “second stage” program for high tech research-driven Iowa startups developing innovative products or services. The five companies listed below have participated in the program and founders will present pitches targeting potential investors, strategic partners or customers during this event. Each presentation will be followed by a 10 min Q&A.
A distinguished guest speaker, Iowa Economic Development Authority Director Debi Durham, will lead off the event providing her perspective on the recent evolution and growth of Iowa’s startup ecosystem, the G2M Accelerator’s niche in that ecosystem and the future evolution and importance of a vibrant startup ecosystem to Iowa’s economic development.
The following companies will be presenting:
CartilaGen is developing a medical technology, exclusively licensed from the University of Iowa, for the prevention of post-traumatic osteoarthritis.
Classroom Clinic is developing a telehealth platform and provider network to provide students in rural school districts with improved mental health services.
FBB Biomed is creating blood and saliva tests to predict critical health outcomes.
Mazen Animal Health is developing orally delivered animal vaccines produced in corn.
Eitri Automation (formerly Sushi 3D) is developing a service platform for rapid and cost-effective design, production, and delivery of machined 3D prototype parts.
3:00 – Greeting (Jim Register – President & CEO, BioConnect Iowa and Co-Director, G2M Accelerator)
3:10 – Introductory comments (Debi Durham – Director, Iowa Economic Development Authority, Iowa Finance Authority)
3:15 – CartilaGen (Jaison Marks, Founder & CEO)
3:40 – Classroom Clinic (Sue Gehling, Owner & President)
4:05 – FBB Biomed (Julien Rey, Chief Business Officer)
4:30 – Mazen Animal Health (Jennifer Filbey, CEO)
4:55 – Eitri Automation (Eric Weflen, Founder)
5:20 – Close (Jim Register)
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Zoom links and further event information will be provided to registered participants prior to the session.