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Trout Tank Sustainability Pitch Accelerator Applications NOW OPEN

Wed 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
8 sessions ending Wed, Apr 13

Trout Tank Sustainability: Pitch Accelerator is about highlighting entrepreneurs and businesses involved with water and other environmental sustainability industries. 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 sustainability community.

Companies in the following industries are invited to participate:

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

Sadly, we only have room for 20 companies per program, so be sure to apply early! Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Email Madalyn Robbins at for questions or to express interest.

Course Sessions

February 23, 2022- April 13, 2022 | Wednesdays from 4:00pm-7:00pm

How it works:

  • Fill out an application telling us about you and your product. It's free to apply!

  • Participants will go through 8 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.

  • 20 companies will be chosen to participate by our selection committee.

  • 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


(No previous pitching experience necessary)

What To Expect:

  • 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


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

Standard Trout Tank Fee $300.00

Chamber Members $150.00

Trout Tank Retake Fee $150.00


(No previous pitching experience necessary)

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 303-620-8076


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