SBDC logo eCommerce software provider Wampei won the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Small Business Development Center’s Trout Tank accelerator and competition. Sponsors of Trout Tank include Colorado SBDCColorado Lending Source , Mission Yogurt IncRockies Venture ClubP2B InvestorPitch Deck FireBrainSpire, and Insync Photography + Design.

Russell Castagnaro, Wampei’s CEO, who moved the company from Honolulu, Hawaii to Denver, CO this August said, “The Trout Tank Accelerator and Pitch Competition were a great way to connect with fellow entrepreneurs, get access to phenomenal business resources and meet with potential customers and investors.”

Wampei’s core belief is that eCommerce technology should be available to all. Wampei helps customers accept cryptocurrency payments like Bitcoin directly without discrimination and with or without the use of a bank. Our initial target customers include Charities, Cannabis businesses, and eCommerce platforms.

The four finalists were:








Wampei was also a participant in the East Meets West 2017 pitch competition in Honolulu Hawaii, WebSummit 2017 ALPHA startup program which took place in Lisbon, Portugal and the TiE Rockies Propel business accelerator and in Denver Colorado.