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Trout Tank Sustainability Pitch Accelerator

Feb
17
2021
Wed 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
5 sessions ending Wed, Mar 17
Online
Facilitated by Denver Metro SBDC

Trout Tank Sustainability is about ensuring that 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.

All startups and existing businesses with a sustainability focus are welcome to apply.

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

We're seeking Colorado entrepreneurs and business with a sustainability nexus:

  • Water
  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Cleantech
  • Bioscience
  • Transportation and mobility 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Public Health 
  • Outdoor recreation and tourism

Entrepreneurs and businesses along with the range from early-stage startups to more established companies are welcome. If you have an idea, product, or service that addresses a water-related or environmental sustainability challenge, you are a fit for this program.

APPLY FOR TROUT TANK

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
Applications close on
February 12, 2021


Course Sessions
February 17 - March 17
Wednesdays | 4:00-6:00 pm


Final Pitch Event
April 21, 2021| 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Networking 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
(No previous pitching experience necessary)

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

 
 

TROUT TANK SUSTAINABILITY
SCHEDULE
Week 1
Pitch for a feedback committee at the Initial Pitches / Meet the chort
Week 2
Private public speaking class and pitch practice
taught by
The Professional Communicators


Week 3
Special Trout Tank edition of
Rockies Venture Club Pitch Academy

Week 4
VIP attendance to the Sustainability Access Panel


Week 5
Pitch at Final Auditions for a chance to compete in
the Trout Tank: Pitch Event


TROUT TANK FAQS


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!



 

 

Fee: $ 150.00

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