Tahoe Pitch Camp is Back!

Connie Gallippi

Connie Gallippi

SBC Board Member

Six local entrepreneurs will present their pitches at the 2022 pitch showcase on November 14 at 6pm in the Truckee Town Council Chambers for the chance to win prizes and receive feedback from an expert panel of judges, as well as the audience of community members. These six presenters are finalists from Tahoe Pitch Camp, a program designed for entrepreneurs to hone their skills, learn about successful pitch techniques, and craft a winning pitch.

Date: November 14th
Location: Truckee Town Council Chambers, 10183 Truckee Airport Road
Doors open: at 5:30 pm
Event program: 6-8 pm
Register here (dinner is included with $10 registration!)

Taught by SBC’s Kristin York and other seasoned mentors in collaboration with Tahoe Silicon Mountain, Tahoe Pitch Camp helps participants 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. 

Each entrepreneur will take questions from the panel of expert judges. The event will conclude with voting and a winner will be chosen by the judges and the audience. The event will also be live-streamed on Youtube. The winner selected by the judges and audience will receive a cash prize. 

Tahoe Pitch Camp is back after a two-year hiatus, The last pitch showcase winner was Landing Locals, a company that matches long-term renters with area homeowners in Lake Tahoe, Summit County, CO, and Idaho.  Pitch Camp and the showcase were a part of their successful start. 

Finalists (Business category):

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

Finalists (Student category):

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


  • Rachel McCullough
  • Megan Bristol
  • Mark Zimring

Thank you to our sponsors:

  • Tahoe Pitch Camp and Showcase is generously sponsored by: 
  • Plumas Bank
  • Town of Truckee
  • Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
  • Truckee Chamber 
  • McCullough Web Services 
  • The Lift Workspace
  • Nina Miller Photography
  • Holland & Hart
  • Mobo Law


To support the entrepreneurs, you can donate to Tahoe Pitch Camp here

We hope to see you there! Please reach out to jcarr@sierrabusiness.org with questions. 

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