Area ag tech firm TechAccel expands to St. Louis

Area ag tech firm TechAccel expands to St. Louis
June 19, 2017 Jerry Vallely

This story was originally published in Start Land News on June 16, 2017.

By Meghan LeVota|

“TechAccel announced Thursday that it will expand to St. Louis, Mo., opening office space within the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, a nonprofit research center.

Based in Mission, Kan., TechAccel is a venture and research firm that invests in advanced agriculture and animal health technologies. The development marks the first time the company has established a presence outside of TechAccel headquarters.

St. Louis County is responsible for over $17 billion in sales in agriculture, forestry and related industries, according to the Missouri Department of Agriculture. TecAccel CEO Michael Helmstetter said that this expansion to St. Louis will allow the firm to tap more resources, furthering its mission of becoming a Midwest hub for ag tech…”

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