The inaugral Pitch It Texarkana! Entrepreneurial Competition was held on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Crossties in Downtown Texarkana. The winning entrepreneurs were awarded $5,000 for first place, $2,500 for second place, and $1,000 for third place. The winners of the first-ever Pitch It Texarkana were first place, Jesse Darby-Tillis, Hypecon Events a sports gaming lounge; second place, Ren Overlock, TAGN a ratchet strap tie-downs with custom printed slogan "They Ain't Going Nowhere"; third place went to Brittney Haynes, that is a zero-waste refill store.
Our community’s success and ability to develop entrepreneurial synergy depend on working together anddoing strategically. Sometimes the first step is to simply pitch an idea and see where it goes!
1st place winner Jesse Darby-Tillis
Dr. Kasey Coggins with 2nd place winner Ren Overlock