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Chamber of Commerce Downtown Association
765-457-5301
700 E. Firmin Street, Suite 200
Economic Development Inventrek Technology Park
765-457-2000
700 E. Firmin Street, Suite 200
Visitors Bureau
1-800-837-0971
765-457-6802
700 E. Firmin Street, Suite 200

The Drive, A Business Pitch Competition

 
The Drive is a business pitch competition open to those with a startup idea or expansion of an existing business located within Howard County. Expansion could include increasing square footage, adding a product line, increasing geographical reach.
 
The event will be open to the public and will be 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019, in the Auditorium of Inventrek Tech Park, 700 E. Firmin St., Kokomo.
 
Contestants for The Drive:

TIM BRANYAN

Tim will be pitching his reputation management software that empowers businesses to increase their online traffic, boost sales and gain brand authority online.

KRYSTYNE WILSON

Krystyne wants to open a business that's an innovative pairing of a coffee shop for adults and imaginative play area for children.

CHRIS ROHALY

Chris owns a company that sells and installs PV solar systems and is looking to expand into car-charging products.

BRIAN MIKESELL

Brian wants to manufacture his patented lock for classrooms. The device can be placed within 10 seconds and requires no modifications to the door.

DAVID LOWE

David's live and online sales training business must make additional hires in order to continue growing.

DOMINIQUE WILLIAMS

Dominique will pitch his applicant-tracking software that was built to help small businesses recruit and connect with job applicants.

BRIAN MULA

Brian wants to expand the product lines of his business and has plans for an engineering and product development company.

Contact Information

Chamber of Commerce Downtown Association
765-457-5301
700 E. Firmin Street, Suite 200
Economic Development Inventrek Technology Park
765-457-2000
700 E. Firmin Street, Suite 200
Visitors Bureau
1-800-837-0971
765-457-6802
700 E. Firmin Street, Suite 200

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