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10 Companies to Pitch at Techstars Demo Day on Sept. 29

September 24, 2021

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Sept. 24, 2021) – The Techstars Iowa Accelerator is hosting its annual Demo Day and community celebration on Wednesday, Sept. 29. The Iowa entrepreneurial ecosystem will come together to hear from all 10 companies in the 2021 class. After an opening networking session, each of the 10 companies will give a 3-minute pitch on its product or service. Following the program, a celebration will follow with live jazz music and more business networking. Entrepreneurs, mentors, startup investors and community supporters are all invited. The event will take place at the Science Center of Iowa and is limited to 150 attendees. More details and free tickets can be found at bit.ly/TechstarsIowaDemoDay.

“It is incredible to have startups from across the country go through this program in Greater Des Moines. It really adds to the vibrancy of our local startup scene,” said Diana Wright, Startup Community Builder at the Greater Des Moines Partnership. “Demo Day is a wonderful opportunity for those who are part of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem to celebrate the success of these companies. It's also an invitation to continue supporting each of these startups moving forward, while inspiring more entrepreneurs to accelerate their own business.”

Kerty Levy, Managing Director of the Techstars Iowa Accelerator, said, “Attendees will be energized by this experience. Iowa’s statewide entrepreneurial ecosystem is remarkable and these startups have done incredible work. These founders are ready to pitch their businesses and we're excited to celebrate the tremendous progress each team has achieved over the last 100 days.”

The event is hosted by the Techstars Iowa Accelerator and its partners Grinnell College, the University of Iowa and Iowa State University. The Greater Des Moines Partnership is a partner and sponsor of the event.

The event is free to attend and registration is required. Register here.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.