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Trout Tank Food Frenzy

Jul
10
2019
Wed 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
5 sessions ending Wed, Aug 7

 

Trout Tank Food Frenzy Pitch Accelerator is a 5-week pitch accelerator that about highlighting food and beverage entrepreneurs and businesses in Colorado 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 investing community.

All food and beverage companies are welcome to apply!

It is free to apply but only 15 companies will be accepted, be sure to apply early!


What To Expect:

  • 5 three-hour sessions including pitch practice, expert panels, and interactive group work
  • Get paired with a rockstar mentor
  • Complete a pitch deck with expert help
  • Multiple pitching opportunities in a supportive space
  • Instant feedback and coaching
  • Face to face meetings with lenders and investors
  • Free registration to workshops at the Denver Metro SBDC
  • Access to a powerful alumni network of over 100 past Trout Tank companies.
  • VIP attendance to the Trout Tank Pitch Event with a demo booth for extra exposure
  • Private public speaking class and coaching
  • Special Rockies Venture Club Pitch Academy

IMPORTANT DATES
Trout Tank is held 3 times per year, in the spring, summer, and fall.


Registration Opens
May 31, 2019
Cohort will be announced on June 24, 2019


Course Sessions
July 10 - August 7
Initial Pitches and Final Auditions | 2:00-5:00 pm



Final Pitch Event
August 28, 2019 | 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Networking and Demo Day to follow

INVESTMENT
All interested companies can apply. If you are selected, your payment is due by the beginning of the program.

Standard Trout Tank Fee
$150.00

Chamber Members
$100.00

Trout Tank Retake Fee
$75.00

APPLY FOR TROUT TANK FOOD FRENZY
(No previous pitching experience necessary)

Interested? Email Morgan Alu at morgan.alu@denversbdc.org

 
 

TROUT TANK FOOD FRENZY
SCHEDULE
Week 1
July 10 | 2 - 5 PM

P itch for a feedback committee at the Initial Pitches
Meet the cohort happy hour
Week 2
July 17 | 4 - 6 PM

Private public speaking class and pitch practice taught by The Professional Communicators


Week 3
July 24 | 4 - 7 PM

Special Trout Tank edition of Rockies Venture Club Pitch Academy

Week 4
July 31 | 4 - 7 PM

VIP attendance to the Food Frenzy Access Panel


Week 5
August 7 | 2 - 5 PM

Pitch at Final Auditions for a chance to compete in the Trout Tank: Pitch Even t

TROUT TANK F AQS


Email Morgan Alu at morgan.alu@denversbdc.org for questions or to express interest.

See a glimpse at the last Trout Tank event where we focused on water challenges!













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Fee: No Cost

Trout Tank Food Frenzy Pitch Accelerator is a 5-week pitch accelerator that about highlighting food and beverage entrepreneurs and businesses in Colorado. Free applications close on June 24th!

Phone: 303-620-8076

Location

Denver Metro SBDC
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce 1445 Market St., 5th Floor Denver, CO 80202
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