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Check Out This Startup Funding Opportunity for Missouri Entrepreneurs

by Lauren Caldwell | Oct 29, 2018

Check Out This Startup Funding Opportunity for Missouri Entrepreneurs

Calling all tech entrepreneurs and startups: You don’t want to miss this funding opportunity.

Missouri Technology Corporation is accepting applications for Missouri TechLaunch and the Seed Capital Co-Investment Program.

But you’ll have to act fast. The deadline to submit proposals for consideration is Nov. 5, 2018. So sharpen those ideas and get to writing your proposals.

Just a few more details before you jump into things:

Missouri TechLaunch

Here’s the nitty-gritty:

The Missouri TechLaunch program aims to help high-tech entrepreneurs overcome the financing challenges of launching new startups that leverage discoveries and talent at Missouri’s world-class public and private universities and other research organizations.

This pre-seed funding goes to entrepreneurial startups for intellectual property development and evaluation, including things like in-depth analysis of market potential, conducting competitive analysis, establishing proof of concept of a scientific discovery, prototype design and development and related activities.

This fund is for high-tech startups focused on one of these clusters: animal health, plant science, biomedical science, applied engineering, or defense and homeland security.

Funding available: Chosen applicants could receive up to $100,000 in funding. Read the fine print here.

Seed Capital Co-Investment Fund

Here’s the skinny:

The Seed Capital Co-Investment Fund aims to speed up private investment in Missouri-based startups and to boost the overall impact of investments.

This fund is for high-tech startups focused on one of these areas: animal health, plant science, biomedical science, applied engineering, or defense and homeland security.

Funding available: Chosen applicants could receive up to $100,000 in funding. Read the fine print here.

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Lauren Caldwell, communications coordinator of MOSourceLink
Lauren Caldwell is the communications coordinator at MOSourceLink where she writes and shares all things Missouri entrepreneurship. She also writes and manages social media for SourceLinkKCSourceLink and NWMOSourceLink.

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