Winners of The Big Pitch Ada
- People’s Choice and 1st Place in the Idea Stage category awarded to Kinsey Bohan with Pampered Paw. Pampered Paw is a luxury pet boarding facility designed to give pets a special getaway when they are away from their homes by providing high quality grooming and doggy daycare.
- 2nd Place in Idea Stage category awarded to Pat Fountain with Soap N Stuff. Soap N Stuff is a soap-based fundraising solution service for high schools.
- 1st Place in Revenue Generating category awarded to Allison Poe, Poe Prepping LLC. Poe Prepping is a food truck that promotes healthy living by offering an intentionally curated menu of healthy food options and to-go meals at a reasonable price.
2nd Place in Revenue Generating category awarded to Akilah Johnson, Yes She Will Organic Hair Growth Therapy and Beard Growth Products. Yes She Will is an organic hair care therapy and beard growth product line that helps individuals achieve their hair growth goals.
“In it’s second year, The Big Pitch Ada event provided an opportunity to continue talking about growing entrepreneurship and innovation in Ada,” said Srijita Ghosh, AJF Entrepreneurship Specialist. “This event, along with the Startup Ada Bootcamp and the Ada Entrepreneurial Summit are fostering ways to collaborate and show support for start-ups in our community.”
Thank you to our sponsors LegalShield, First United Bank, East Central University Foundation, Citizens Bank of Ada, and Pontotoc Technology Center.