Kansas City, MO. April 2022.
“DAIRY FARMERS OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES STARTUP COMPANIES FOR 2022 CoLAB ACCELERATOR PROGRAM”
Travis Andren, CEO & Co-Founder, Lemna; taken at the DFA HQ in Kansas City, KS during the first day of the CoLAB Accelerator.
“A Dairy-Centric Program Focusing on Business Growth & Mentoring”
The DFA CoLAB Accelerator is a 90-day collaborative program focused on dairy product and processing innovations and new technologies for dairy farms. Startups will gain a thorough understanding of the dairy industry and will have the opportunity to work with top executives from DFA and other relevant investors and dairy industry leaders.
Throughout the program, participants will receive advice and participate in educational sessions on a variety of topics important for startup growth, including finance, business development, distribution and supply chain, product development, brand building, sales and marketing, packaging and pricing.
Lemna (Gilbert, Ariz.) – Provides a comprehensive nutrient management solution for agricultural wastewater through the use of duckweed (aquatic plants) in a controlled growth system. The duckweed also has the potential to provide farmers with a new revenue stream or to offset high-nutrient feed costs.
For additional information about the DFA CoLAB Accelerator, visit colab.dfamilk.com/. The 2022 DFA CoLAB Accelerator will culminate with a Demo Day presentation in late June, where the startups will pitch and showcase their ideas.
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