Heru Urban Farming at UMSL DEI Accelerator Demo Day 2021
On March 25, 2021, the UMSL Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Accelerator showcased its inaugural cohort of founders to investors, clients, customers, enthusiasts, industry experts, and media from across the country. Demo Day was a culmination of workshops, hands-on sessions, roundtables and mentoring the cohort participated in over the last eight weeks.
As part of the UMSL Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Accelerator, six founders each received $50,000 in non-dilutive capital, access to a best-in-class business development program, technology support, direct resources and more. Demo Day celebrated not only these founders but also positive strides toward diversity in the startup ecosystem.