InvestMidwest applicant deadline is Jan. 8

Companies that want to present their business plans at InvestMidwest's 2010 Venture Capital Forum have until Jan. 8 to apply.

The forum will be March 24 and 25 at Wells Fargo Advisors in St. Louis.

InvestMidwest's 11th annual forum is seeking applicants who have launched entrepreneurial growth companies in a range of industries. Separate presentation tracks for life sciences, technology-general business and alternative energy-clean technology will be featured.

The application can be completed online at

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is the funding educational sponsor for the forum. Organizational sponsors include the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, or KTEC.