Ames EDC

Ames Seed Capital Annual Event to feature Entrepreneur Showcase, Annual Meeting & Luncheon, and Startup Ames Pitch Competition

April 5, 2019

The Ames Seed Capital will be hosting their annual event on April 23, 2019 at the Gateway Hotel & Conference Center in Ames. Registration is still open to attend the Entrepreneur Showcase and the Startup Ames Pitch Competition.

The Entrepreneur Showcase will take place from 9:00-11:00a.m, with nine entrepreneurs presenting their businesses for investment. Companies presenting include: Voxello, Pitchly, Viewpoint Molecular Targeting, Inc., SwineTech, Inc., Whirrx, ClearFlame Engines, VetMeasure, Inc., SydnerBio, Inc., and Etalyc.


The Ames Seed Capital Luncheon and Annual Meeting will be held 11:00a.m.-1:00p.m. to celebrate key accomplishments from the past year. This year’s luncheon features keynote remarks from Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen, University of Northern Iowa President Mark Nook and University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld. The luncheon will host 400+ attendees from across the State of Iowa. There is currently a wait list to attend the luncheon.

Following the Luncheon, a Pitch Competition hosted by Startup Ames will be held with eleven start-up companies presenting their business ideas to a panel of judges. A total of $4,000 will be awarded to top presenters in the Startup Ames Pitch Competition. Companies presenting include:  My Nest Egg Invest, Cardio Diagnostics, Lunchsox, True 360, Xilution, Inc., Stratafolio, NX Gen Care, Aloha Corporation, Insulights, Nova Home Control Technologies, and Ramdo Solutions, LLC.

The companies presenting span a wide range of industries including: Agriculture, Cancer Therapeutics, Electronics, Engineering, Health and Beauty, Medical Devices, Land Surveying, Software, and Transportation.

Please join us to support local entrepreneurs as they present their business ideas at the Entrepreneur Showcase and Startup Ames Pitch Competition. Registration for both events is free. To register or for more information, call 515-232-2310 or visit and go to “Chamber Events”.

Ames Seed Capital is a for profit investment group that is affiliated with the Ames Economic Development Commission.


For More Information:

Ron Hallenbeck | Executive Vice President | 515-232-2310 |

Andrea Hammes Dodge | Vice President | 515-232-2310 |

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