Pitch Day

Shark Tank, Teton Style. Pitch Day empowers entrepreneurs who are already on their way to growing sustainable businesses by offering a platform to gain experience, and feedback that will help hone their ideas. This free annual event at the Center for the Arts in Jackson, Wyoming, features a select handful of local entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas for cash prizes to a panel of experienced investors, and a general audience of several hundred. This event supports the need for local start-up, and early stage entrepreneurs to take their ideas to the next level and gain valuable experience from the effort.

Selected entrepreneurs will have three coaching sessions with a team of successful entrepreneurs and business operators leading up to the main event. Coaching is a critical feature of the program, as it helps entrepreneurs understand and highlight insights and information investors need to evaluate a deal. Coaching also provides an avenue for more seasoned entrepreneurs to give back to the community.

Additionally, this event inspires audience members to take the next step in bringing their own entrepreneurial dreams to fruition.

Pitch Day 2019

Mark your calendar for Silicon Couloir’s 8th Annual Pitch Day, our signature event of the year.  Held at the Center for the Arts in Jackson, Wyoming on September 5th from 4-7 PM, Pitch Day features local entrepreneurs showcasing their businesses to a large and interested audience of over 250 attendees.  Cash prizes will be awarded in a number of categories.

Free to attend and open to the public, Pitch Day stars a select group of innovative and creative companies developing in the Teton region.  This event supports local entrepreneurs to showcase and promote their business or idea.

Selected entrepreneurs will have three coaching sessions with a team of successful and experienced business experts leading up to the main event.  Coaching is a critical feature of the program, as it helps entrepreneurs hone their delivery and synthesize the information that is most likely to interest attendees.  

Pitch Day is a celebration of the highly successful entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Tetons. We hope to inspire audience members and others in our community to dream up or begin their own entrepreneurial journey.

The applicant pool this year was the strongest in the event’s history, with 13 passionate entrepreneurs vying for six spaces.  After much thought and deliberation from the Selection Committee, Silicon Couloir is proud to announce a diverse and compelling group of finalists. 

This year our presenters are: 

A blockchain technology company working with the pharmaceutical industry to track drugs from production to sales, thus reducing the risk of counterfeit products and potentially reducing costs through disruption of the supply chain.

A diverse media company that celebrates bicycling and its social impact through books, podcasts, local classes, regional events, and an online community.

A hardgoods company building the finest custom snowboards through a unique, personal and tailored experience.

An online company that rents curated outdoor action sports apparel and protective gear to women.

A social impact company that sells high-end water bottles and cups with 50% of profits directed to clean water projects around the globe.

A technology company created to improve brand performance and marketing by measuring and tracking brand visibility on the critical first page of online search results.