As a headwaters state and one of the most entrepreneurial in the U.S., Colorado is positioned to be on the leading edge of water innovation, technology, and problem-solving. This
is the only way Colorado will continue to be successful and thrive. Our quality of life and economy depend on it.
During the Trout Tank H2O: Pitch Accelerator, the Denver Metro SBDC, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and its partners will provide each company an expert mentor
, group and one-on-one pitch coaching, unlimited consulting,
a special Trout Tank version of the
Rockies Venture Club Pitch Academy
private public speaking class and pitch practice taught by
The Professional Communicators
, and expert panels with VIP access
This training is meant to hone and strengthen participants pitches and prepare them for the Final Auditions as well as provide opportunities to strengthen your business.
At the Final Auditions, each participant will get to show what they have learned and pitch one last time for a panel of judges. The top pitches will be chosen to present at the
Trout Tank H2O: Pitch Event
We want to show off the entrepreneurs who are stepping up to preserve and protect the things we love about living, working, and playing in Colorado are successful, which means we all get to continue to do the things we love.
Trout Tank H2O Pitch Accelerator Overview
Get paired with a rock star entrepreneurial mentor
Get assistance in completing a pitch deck and pitch packet through group and one-on-one consulting
Pitch for a feedback committee at the Initial Pitches - March 12, 2019 from 2:00-5:00 pm
A special Trout Tank H2O edition of Rockies Venture Club Pitch Academy - March 19, 2019 from 3:00-6:00 pm
A private public speaking class and pitch practice taught by The Professional Communicators - March 27, 2019 from 4-7 pm
VIP Attendance to the H2O Access Panel - April 2, 2019 from 4:00-6:00 pm
Pitch at Final Auditions for a chance to compete in the Trout Tank: Final Pitch Event - April 9, 2019 from 2:00-5:00 pm
Pitch or attend the Trout Tank H2O: Final Pitch Event - April 30, 2019 from 4:00-6:00 pm
A booth at the Trout Tank H2O: Pitch Event Happy Hour a Demo Day - April 30, 2019 from 6:00-7:30 pm
What businesses can participate in Trout Tank
Any business with a focus in water, new or old, can participate in the program.
Trout Tank H2O: Pitch Accelerator is about highlighting entrepreneurs and businesses with a water nexus and giving them opportunities to sharpen their pitching skills, gain exposure, secure funding, and build connections with lenders, investors, decision-makers, and key stakeholders within the Colorado business and water community.
d Fee - $150.00
Denver Metro Chamber Member Fee - $100.00
Trout Tank Retake Fee - $75.00