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Trout Tank Mobility: Pitch Event




Trout Tank Mobility

Mobility is an issue that effects all Coloradans, not just those in the Denver metro region. And, in order for Colorado to maintain its competitive advantage we need innovative businesses partnering across sectors to develop solutions to address our mobility challenges. 

Our failure to invest in our transportation system is costing Coloradans real money and time. Colorado drivers, on average, are in traffic for 52 hours and are paying more than $1,000 a year because of traffic congestion delays, damage to vehicles, accidents and lost gas efficiency. Those costs really add up — in total, Coloradans are paying $7.1 billion annually

Trout Tank: Mobility will showcase entrepreneurs and companies that are working hard to make travel around Colorado easier and position us as major player in the future of mobility

The Pitch Event will be followed by a happy hour and networking – don’t miss this unique and exclusive opportunity to see Colorado entrepreneurs share their ideas while you engage with the region’s funding, startup, and business community.

Meet The Finalists:

Scott Asherman - President, Bridge Diagnostics Inc. 

Kelsey Kerling - Swoop Rideshare

Jeffrey Mauck - Juggernaut Cargo Bikes

Learn more about all the finalists HERE.

Meet The Judges:

Jim Doyle – Managing Director, MobilityNEXT

Carla Perez - Senior Strategic Consultant, HDR

Amy Ford - Director of Smart Mobility, CDOT/RoadX

Chris Armstrong – Director, Panasonic CityNOW/Smart Mobility

Mike O'Donnell - Executive Director, Colorado Lending Source

December 18th, 2018 | 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Pitches, Connections, Happy Hour

Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

1445 Market St, 

Denver, Colorado 80202

Community Partner Sponsorship - $200.00 (includes 5 VIP tickets)
VIP Investor/Lender Ticket - $50.00
General Admission - $35.00
Bronze/Silver DMCC Members - $20.00
Gold DMCC Members - Complimentary

*all tickets include food and beverages

See a summary of the final event for Trout Tank H2O below!


"As an early-stage entrepreneur, it was extremely helpful to see where an idea needs to get to in order to be presentable and worthy of investment."
-Trout Tank Attendee  
Anyone that has a business and wants to see it succeed, you need to be here. There’s so many things that we didn't even know until we got here that they really helped establish what it takes to be a successful business. We don’t have holes in our business plan now.”
-Will Kelsay, Co-Founder of Dirt-Tri Magazine, Winner of Trout Tank Spring 2016

Competing in the Trout Tank is not just about getting in front of lenders and’s about the process of distilling your vision down to 10 to 15 slides and communicating your dream in a compelling fashion in five minutes. The most valuable part of the entire process is the journey you take to get yourself prepared. Give yourself and your business the gift of playing full out.”  
-Greg Durocher, Safe Ride 4 Kids, Winner of June 2015 Trout Tank 



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