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On Wednesday, March 6th, the International Biomass Conference & Expo will be hosting two 90-minute pitch sessions for startups in the biomass industry. All pitches will be closed-door.

The six companies selected to give an in-person pitch at the International Biomass Conference & Expo are:
  • Haffner Energy

    Haffner Energy is the designer and builder of HYNOCA, a disruptive carbon-negative solution for producing competitive renewable hydrogen. HYNOCA is a world game-changer for the renewable hydrogen market and related decarbonization, protected by 15 patent families, and over 100 international patents.
  • CapCO2 Solutions

    CapCO2 Solutions is building a network of small, modular green methanol factories distributed across the ethanol heartland. Their patented green fuel technology reduces ethanol plant CI scores by 25 points (GREET verified). They leverage the CO2 coming from ethanol plants to make valuable new products and deliver $100M new revenues. Their first customer is Adkins Energy in Lena, IL and will be in operation this summer. They are focused on green methanol now, with low carbon SAF in the future.
  • Trinity Drying Systems

    Trinity Drying Systems is introducing a patented design innovation for drying bulk materials. They have demonstrated on pilot level and filed for process patents.
  • Phoenix Energy

    Phoenix Energy builds, owns, and operates community-scale carbon removal plants that produce energy and biochar as well as provide jobs in some of California’s hardest hit communities. Having just completed a 2MW project in the Sierra National Forest they are now working to close financing on a 3MW plant at the intersection of the Stanislaus and Eldorado National Forests.
  • Prairie Clean Energy

    Prairie Clean Energy is a world-class aggregator of prairie-based straw waste, which they convert into pellets for the global energy markets.
  • New Legacy Technologies

    New Legacy Technologies uses proven, highly efficient processes and methodologies as the foundation for sustainable initiatives leveraging waste biomass to provide a perpetual source of low-cost sustainable fuels and renewable energy.
Interested in applying for the 2025 Pitch Day? Please contact Marla DeFoe at mdefoe@bbiinternational.com

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LLooking to invest in up-and-coming technologies, solutions or services in the biomass industry? Consider attending our pitch day as an investor.

On Wednesday, March 6th, the International Biomass Conference & Expo will be hosting two 90-minute pitch sessions for startups in the biomass industry.

To apply to sit in the room as an investor, you will need to meet the following criteria:
  • The federal securities laws define the term "accredited investor" in Rule 501 of Regulation D, in part, as: "a natural person who has individual net worth, or joint net worth with the person's spouse, that exceeds $1 million at the time of the purchase [of securities], excluding the value of the primary residence of such person, or a natural person with income exceeding $200,000 in each of the two most recent years or joint income with a spouse exceeding $300,000 for those years and a reasonable expectation of the same income level in the current year."
  • Individuals who represent an investment firm or state enterprise may also qualify. Consult your advisors to determine your status as an accredited investor.

🡺 Please contact Marla DeFoe at mdefoe@bbiinternational.com


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