Siloam Springs to Host G60 Pitch Contest

Leaders in the Northwest Arkansas startup community are putting on the next G60 Pitch Contest on Wednesday, June 11 in Siloam Springs.

It starts at 7 p.m. at 28 Springs, a downtown restaurant located at 100 E. University Ave.

The contest, which has two $1,000 prizes, is open to those who want to pitch their business idea in the required 60 seconds as well as those who want to attend and learn more about the Northwest Arkansas startup community. There is no cost to enter the contest or attend the event, but signing up to participate or watch can be accomplished at this link.

To learn more about the G60 Pitch Contests, which started in Northwest Arkansas in 2011 and have expanded to other regions in Arkansas, this website provides rules and other guidance.

The first G60 Pitch Contest was held in Northwest Arkansas in 2011. Past participants include several people who now run their own companies, including Ryan Frazier of Datarank, Douglas Hutchings of Silicon Solar Solutions and Keith Hoelzeman of Treatsie.com.