Pitch Day 2018 chance for hotshot entrepreneurs to strut their stuff

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Mark your calendar for Silicon Couloir’s signature annual event, Pitch Day 2018, at the Center for the Arts in Jackson, Wyoming on August 9 from 4-7pm. Pitch Day showcases select local entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas to attending accredited investors and a general public audience of over 200 people. Prizes will be awarded in a number of categories. Reception to follow.

Free to attend, and open to the public, Pitch Day provides insight into the innovative and creative businesses developing in the greater Teton region. This event supports local entrepreneurs, at every stage of growth, to take their business or idea to the next level by gaining coaching, valuable pitch experience, and the opportunity to get in front of active investors and mentors.

Selected entrepreneurs participate in 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 improve their presentation and understand insights and information investors need to evaluate a deal.

Pitch Day is a celebration of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Tetons. It inspires audience members and others in our community to begin their own entrepreneurial journey.

Who will be there

Bob Fuziak

Bob Fuziak: Arms Reach Industries

The Night Caddy, ArmsReach Premier product, is the solution to bedside organization. Keep all your bedside essentials in arm’s reach and charge your most needed devices.

Greta Eagan

Greta Eagan: Beauty Scripts

Beauty Scripts is a digital monetization tool that allows beauty professionals to leverage their expertise while deepening client relationships by making personalized product recommendations. Think of us as Pinterest meets the Rx pad.

Kailey Tuthill
Karissa Atkin

Iksplor: Kailey Gieck and Karissa Akin

From sleeping in the nursery to adventures in the Tetons, our 100% Merino Wool children’s clothing and accessories are designed to keep little ones comfortable and parents confident. We are passionate about connecting parents through outdoor exploration and the benefits of wool for our children and mother earth.

Irene Griswold-Prenner

Irene Griswold-Prenner: Nitrome Biosciences

In the US, nearly one million people live with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Currently PD drugs do not slow the course of disease; they only alleviate symptoms. When Nitrome Biosciences is successful, we will have developed a novel drug that improves lives not only of PD patients but also their families and caregivers.

Ian McIver

Ian McIver: Job Applix

Job Applix is a web based human capital tool helping small to midsized business increase staff retention by improving the employee selection process.

Story Clark

Story Clark: Travel Storys

TravelStorysGPS uses its patented mobile technology to capture travelers while they travel by presenting inspiring and informative local audio storytelling about their surroundings—hands-free. Nonprofits, agencies, and businesses create quality geolocational audio content using TravelStorys digital storytelling tools and TravelStorysGPS distributes this content and hands-free technology to the travel industry, establishing a mobile commercial messaging platform to reach travelers on the go. TravelStorysGPS is working with nonprofit, agency, and business content creators and travel industry partners in 16 states.

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