Sponsors & Partners

Founded in 2007 by world renowned snowboarder Jeremy Jones, Protect Our Winters (POW) helps passionate outdoors people protect the places and lifestyles they love from the effects of climate change. In the future they envision, the world embraces renewable energy, electric transport, breakthrough technologies and market policies to achieve carbon neutrality by the mid-century. POW believes innovative businesses are essential to this future vision by rapidly developing and deploying the technological solutions and financial capital to advance a clean energy transition. Thus, Protect Our Winters is looking forward to working with Progression 2024 to put a spotlight on six companies that they believe will truly help progress the clean energy transition.

The Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association’s mission is to build the most robust venture capital network in the region with community, connections and trust at the heart of the organization. Through its flagship events, the RMVCA seeks to cultivate new connections and deepen existing relationships. The membership includes both seasoned and emerging venture capital funds and partnership with the service provider firms that support the industry. The RMVCA is excited to work with Progression and Protect Our Winters in selecting six companies to present at Progression 2024.

In partnership with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team, Progression will be held at the USANA Center of Excellence in Park City, the training ground for all of the team’s Olympic athletes. As a long time supporter of Protect Our Winters, The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team is committed to advancing sustainability initiatives and is excited to host Progression 2024.

Since 2013, Freshwater Advisors has transformed the landscape of corporate innovation and investment. Over the past ten years, they’ve worked with nearly two dozen Fortune 500 companies to forge partnerships between major public organizations and bold emerging startups. Freshwater is excited to support Progression 2024 and to provide a stage for six startups in Clean Energy that deserve a fundraising spotlight.

Founders N' Funders is a pioneering networking and events platform dedicated to fostering meaningful connections between startup founders, angel investors, VCs and others within the startup ecosystem. They are a proud sponsor of Progression 2024, helping to bring the local Park City community together to support Protect Our Winters and the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association.

High West Distillery was founded in 2006 by David Perkins and his wife, Jane, and began with humble roots, opening a small, 250-gallon still and Saloon in an historic livery stable and garage. What was once a small operation in downtown Park City has grown to be an internationally-recognized, award winning brand. Today, High West is a proud supporter of Protect Our Winters and excited to sponsor Progression 2024 and the post-pitch networking reception.

Wasatch Audio Visual & Productions is a full-service audio-visual company offering rental systems for virtually anything from weddings and Sundance events to corporate meetings and private parties. Wasatch Audio Visual & Productions has been serving the Park City area for almost 30 years and they are excited to be a continued proud sponsor of the US Ski & Snowboard Team and supporting local events, such as Progression 2024.

RSM is the leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services to the middle market. With over 17,000 professionals across the U.S. and Canada, including a significant presence in the western US in Colorado, Nevada, California, Arizona, and Utah. RSM’s purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues, and communities. RSM has extensive experience in venture capital and private equity advising a wide range of renewable and alternative energy clients with substantial investments in solar, wind, hydroelectric, biomass, energy storage, fuel cells and hydrogen production. RSM is proud to sponsor the Future of Clean Energy Invest Panel at Progression 2024.

Forecastr offers a platform that allows users to create complex financial models with the help of an outstanding support team. Their platform helps companies identify the metrics that matter most to their respective businesses, ensures companies hit growth targets, and even assists with capital raising processes. Forecastr is a proud sponsor of Progression 2024 and the post-pitch networking reception.