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Trout Tank Pitch Accelerator

Oct
20
2021
Wed 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
5 sessions ending Wed, Nov 17

TROUT TANK PITCH ACCELERATOR is about highlighting 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.

Apply now to push your brand forward! It's free to apply but only 20 companies will be accepted into the cohort.

ALL NEW AND EXISTING COMPANIES ARE WELCOME TO APPLY!

How it works:

  • Fill out an application telling us about you and your product.
  • 20 companies will be chosen to participate by our selection committee.
  • Participants will go through 5-weeks of training including pitch practice, expert panels, and interactive group work in the Trout Tank Pitch Accelerator.
  • Prior to the event, participants will deliver a 5-minute pitch to our panel. The panel will select companies to pitch at Trout Tank Pitch Event in front of an audience of investors, industry experts, and business leaders.
  • One winner will be selected at Denver startup week, but all participants will have an opportunity at the event to share their product and company with those in attendance

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 4 times per year, in the spring, summer, and fall with a special event for Denver Startup Week.

Registration
Applications close on
October 17, 2021

Pitch Accelerator Session
October 20 - October 17
Wednesdays | 4:00-7:00 PM

Final Pitch Event
December 8, 2021
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

Denver Metro 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

 
 

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

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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