Friday, October 21, 2022

4th Annual* Tahoe Pitch Showcase By Tahoe Silicon Mountain & Sierra Business Council


Tahoe Pitch Showcase is Back

November 14th at 6 pm

Six entrepreneurs who participated in Tahoe Pitch Camp this Fall were selected to present their innovative companies and ideas at the Tahoe Pitch Showcase during 5-minute pitches. Entrepreneurs selected to present their pitches are as follows:  

Business category

  • Ansley Fender, Atlas Solutions, Inc. 
  • Craig Rowe, Jaguar Initiative
  • Daniel Feldman, Aprés Pop

Student category

  • Emmy & Melissa, Smoothieverse 
  • Isaac, Tahoe-Truckee Pet Services 
  • Sophia, La Puentes Lingüísticos

Each entrepreneur will take questions from our expert panel of judges: Megan Bristol, Jamie Orr, and Mark Zimring. The event will conclude with voting and a winner in each category will be chosen by the judges....and there is a People's Choice, selected by YOU.


Dinner is included!

Date: November 14th
Location: Truckee Town Council Chambers, 10183 Truckee Airport Road
Doors open: 5:30pm
Event program: 6-8pm

The event will also be livestreamed and available online as it happens on YouTube:

Supported by: Plumas Bank, Town of Truckee, Truckee Chamber of Commerce, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, Holland and Hart, MOBO Law, McCullough Web Services, Lift Workspace, and Nina Miller Photography.

Cash Prizes for Judges' Choice Winners in each category and the People's Choice, memberships with the Truckee Chamber and Lift Workspace, and professional headshots.

Monday, October 3, 2022

2022 Pitch Camp Applications are Open

Tahoe Silicon Mountain and Sierra Business Council are announcing the return of Pitch Camp and Pitch Showcase. 

Tahoe Pitch Camp is designed for entrepreneurs to hone their skills, learn about successful pitch techniques, and craft a winning pitch.

Taught by SBC’s Kristin York and other seasoned mentors in collaboration with Tahoe Silicon Mountain, participants will hone their presentation skills and information into a five minute presentation, referred to as a pitch, identifying their value proposition and their organization’s capital needs.

Pitch Camp meets October 19th, October 26th, and November 2nd from 5-7pm at SBC’s Office: 10183 Truckee Airport Rd.

On November 14th at 6pm in Truckee Town Council Chambers, 6 finalists from Pitch Camp will present their pitch deck for the chance to win prizes and receive feedback from an expert panel of judges, as well as the audience of community members.

Entrepreneurs at any stage, startups, founders, and established businesses are all welcome to apply for Tahoe Pitch Camp. In addition to the classes, entrepreneurs are encouraged to take advantage of free one-on-one consulting with SBC’s Sierra Small Business Development Center staff.

Sign up for Pitch Camp here.