2022 Show-Me Innovation Pitch Competition Winners
1st Place Winner:
Andrea Ravelo (left), 1st place winner, currently operates Wild Sage Goods, a retail shop that focuses on plant and nature themed products but plans to expand by offering locally grown fresh flowers.
Ravelo will establish a local flower farm and eventually plans to hold events and workshops at the farm such as “You-Pick flowers”, where community members can create their own bouquet.
As the first-place winner, Wild Sage Goods will receive $3,000 in prize money, a Chamber membership, business cards, name badges, and additional prizes.
2nd Place Winner:
The Frozen Brain (right) was awarded 2nd place at the 2022 Show-Me Innovation Pitch Competition.
The Frozen Brain is a mobile business that offers shaved ice with candy toppings. Owners Eric and Uricka Parker were awarded $1,500 in prize money as well as a prize package. They plan to use these funds to improve their current mobile operation and increase their marketing efforts.