InnoVenture 2008 is accepting applications from companies to present at a venture conference, which is set for March 25-26 in Greenville.

The event draws entrepreneurs and startups from across the Southeast as well as potential investors from across the country.

"InnoVenture showcases the region and how corporations can partner with entrepreneurs,” said Klathy Harris of venture firm Noro-Moseley Partners. "We look forward to participating in this year’s conference to get some great investment ideas and a great view of future opportunities."

Deadline for companies to apply to present is Jan. 25. Information can be submitted online.

Backers of the event include Michelin, Milliken, GE, BlueCross BlueShield, SC Launch!, Zeus Industrial, and the South Carolina Department of Commerce.