Congratulations to our top 3 prize winners!
$5,000 1st Place Prize - Primal Health/Teef!
$3,000 2nd Place Prize - Roo
$1,000 3rd Place Prize - KwikVet
Our 10 Finalists!
Are you an innovative startup in the animal health or pet care industry?
Submit your application now for a chance to be a top 3 cash prize winner for addressing 2020’s unique challenges and opportunities!
In 2020 in the $90 Billion US Animal Health Industry, we see:
In order for the industry to recover, adapt and thrive, significant innovation is needed from established organizations and startups that can bring vital ideas, methods, and energy to the space.
Startups addressing the above challenges can earn recognition, mentoring, and cash prizes in the VIS Virtual Startup Pitch Competition. Hosted by the Veterinary Innovation Summit and the Pet Care Innovation Prize, with additional financial support Nationwide Pet Insurance and Purina and mentorship from Leap Venture Studio, participating startups will get an evaluation with feedback from industry leaders. Additionally, 10 finalists will be selected for an opportunity to pitch virtually in a session hosted by VIS. All 10 finalists will receive:
Startup companies in the VIS Virtual Startup Pitch Competition will be considered based on:
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