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Connecting Emerging Ethanol Start-ups with Capital



Do you have a new product or service in the ethanol, SAF, or carbon realm and are looking to further your business with funding? Consider applying for and submitting a pitch deck for Pitch Day at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo.

On Wednesday, June 12th, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo will be hosting two 90-minute pitch sessions for startups in the ethanol industry. All pitches will be closed-door.

🡺 Please contact Marla DeFoe at mdefoe@bbiinternational.com by May 10, 2024.


A steering committee will select the six finalists who will be giving their pitches at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Those six finalists will be announced by May 24, 2024.

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Looking to invest in up-and-coming technologies, solutions or services in the ethanol industry? Consider attending our pitch day as an investor.

On Wednesday, June 12th, the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo will be hosting two 90-minute pitch sessions for startups in the ethanol industry.

To apply to sit in the room as an investor, you will need to meet the following criteria:
  • The federal securities laws define the term "accredited investor" in Rule 501 of Regulation D, in part, as: "a natural person who has individual net worth, or joint net worth with the person's spouse, that exceeds $1 million at the time of the purchase [of securities], excluding the value of the primary residence of such person, or a natural person with income exceeding $200,000 in each of the two most recent years or joint income with a spouse exceeding $300,000 for those years and a reasonable expectation of the same income level in the current year."
  • Individuals who represent an investment firm or state enterprise may also qualify. Consult your advisors to determine your status as an accredited investor.

🡺 Please contact Marla DeFoe at mdefoe@bbiinternational.com by May 10, 2024.


All pitches will be closed door.

A steering committee will select the six finalists who will be giving their pitches at the International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Those six finalists will be announced by May 24, 2024.

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