Ameren Accelerator Demo Day- Experience the Excitement

Why should UMSL students come to Ameren Accelerator Demo Day? On Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 12pm to 5pm at Touhill, the this one of a kind event will offer students the chance to see some of the latest advancements in clean energy tech! What is Demo Day? Well, the Ameren Accelerator, seven companies were selected to participate in an intensive program to accelerate their clean tech product. At Demo Day, the seven companies will be showcasing their exciting accomplishments. The companies are /blossom, Hyperion Sensors, Omega Grid, Rebate Bus, SensrTrxSwitched Source and WIFIPLUG. Their products range from e-commerce instant utility rebates to creating fiber optic sensors for electric grids.

Are you interested in potentially working for a startup company in the future? During Demo Day, all attendees will have an hour to speak to the different companies and their teams, and to the others in attendance. Demo Day is a great way for students to see the opportunities that tech companies offer. Startups don’t only employ tech employees but also have a focus on advertising, product development, and many other fields. Meeting these companies also provides a time for you to ask questions about working for a startup, learn how to gain experience, and find out how to be a competitive candidate for future internships.

Are you interested in potentially having your own startup or already have one? This event allows you to see the growth that startup companies have made and the future opportunities for your own startup. The best way to get your questions answered is by asking the startup companies yourself!

The best opportunity that Demo Day provides for students is great networking opportunities! Demo Day is expected to be a huge event with many members of the St. Louis entrepreneurship community, venture capitalists, and Ameren’s senior leadership. During the free hour, students are encouraged to spend their time networking with the seven cohort companies and network with the kaleidoscope of attendees.

Overall, Demo Day offers students many opportunities! Students are encouraged to come check out the new technology, learn about the cohort companies, and network with other influential professionals in the St. Louis area. Demo Day is going to be a very exciting event for everyone that attends!

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