We had a special guest for our September Coffee Chat; CoVenture Executive Director Mike Lowe led us in a conversation about navigating successful business growth over Covid-19. Michael introduced us to aligning resources to get set up for market opportunities. We also heard from pitch night participants telling us how they were able to secure funding and scale their business.

CoVenture is a business incubator focused on economic resiliency for the Roaring Fork Valley. In Spring 2020 alone, CoVenture has helped 50+ entrepreneurs and small businesses obtain over $1 million in funding and have been effective in helping local businesses pivot to strategies that are saving jobs.

Mountain Pitch Summit 2020 

Wednesday, October 28, at Noon

CoVenture has been working alongside six local businesses to help them to perfect their pitches and produce a cinematic event to capture the beautiful journey of growing a business in Roaring Fork Valley. Register to receive the live link for October 28th.


Revel Bikes (CEO Adam Miller): Striving to make the best full suspension bikes in the world by using legendary CBF suspension design, incredible carbon layup technology and top talent.

Campground Booking (CEO Heath Padgett): Helping campgrounds save time and boost occupancy through their campground management software and powerful booking engine.

QuikRStuff (CEO Bryan Wachs): The highest-quality aluminum receiver-hitch bike carrier available. It fits any kind of vehicle and is ready to carry your mountain, road, fat tire or e-bikes. With the optional add-on, you can bring the whole team by loading up to four bikes.

Gina Cucina (Founder Gina D’orazio): Delicious, all-natural soup, hummus, and more. Made from non-GMO, organic ingredients. Available in retail stores and online for delivery to your doorstep.

Mountain Flow Eco Wax (CEO Peter Arlein): Eco-friendly, plant-based ski and snowboard wax. High performance, biodegradable wax that works in all conditions. Just as fast as conventional wax. Great Glide. Easy to Apply. Go Fast. Be Green.

Beyul Retreat Center (Founder Abby Stern): Destination resort offering comprehensive wellness retreats, vacation stays, and corporate events at the Diamond J Ranch, a flagship property on the Roaring Fork River.


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