JACKSON, WY--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2016) - DMOS, the innovative creator of light-weight, pro quality, packable tools that enhance outdoor experiences, won the Grand Prize and Audience Choice Awards at the Jackson Hole Pitch Day, a highly competitive pitch event. DMOS and its Stealth Shovel edged out six inventive companies that also participated in the competition.
"DMOS is based in Jackson, and because we are members of the community, this competition was extremely important to us," said Susan Pieper, Founder and CEO of DMOS. "Winning both the judges and audience award validates that our product and business plan are resonating with the investors and potential customers as we seek to disrupt the hand tool category. I am very thankful for Silicon Couloir and the opportunities they provide to local entrepreneurs; we have gained a valuable experience and I feel very inspired."
With Pieper's pitching efforts, DMOS won the Grand Prize which consists of $5,000 cash, five sessions of Silicon Couloir Board coaching and an invitation to attend a Hero Partners transformative business accelerator event. The innovative tool company also won the Audience Choice Award which includes a $2,500 cash prize.
The Jackson Hole Pitch Day is an annual event, organized by the nonprofit entrepreneurial hub Silicon Couloir, where selected local entrepreneurs are coached by successful investors and entrepreneurs alike. During the summer event, the selected finalists have the opportunity to pitch their businesses to a panel of seasoned investors and the general audience. The event supports start-ups and early stage entrepreneurs to take their ideas further and gain valuable experience from their hard work and effort. This year, more than 230 people attended the event.
Founded in 2015, DMOS, a Jackson Hole, Wyoming based company, was created with a simple desire to innovate outdoor tools for the backcountry to the backyard and everywhere in between. Its original product was a purpose-built skier and snowboarder cult hit for building snow jumps. Today, DMOS has extended into consumer's everyday lives from outdoor adventures to home and garden. DMOS' tools are thoughtfully designed, versatile, portable, and built to last. Whether used for home and garden, outdoor or extreme sports, they bring out the professional in everyone. For more information, visit DMOS.