Thursday, October 2, 2014

Sharetown in the NEWS: Rethink Las Vegas

Cox Communications and co-sponsored an incredible event, Get Started Vegas (#GetStartedLV) at the Rain Nightclub (Palms).
pitch-based competition for start-ups, entrepreneurs and small business owners to share their current business plan. Panel of expert judges select a winner who received a Cox Business technology and media package worth $15,000. The judges are from, Cisco Systems, Detroit Venture Partners and Trend Nation LLC.
This was the opportunity to network with a diverse group of Las Vegas entrepreneurs and witness the Shark Tank-inspired pitch event.


In episode 29 Dave takes his podcast on the road. Dave had the opportunity to cover the Get Started Vegas Pitch event held at the the Rain Nightclub (Palms). Dave started out the night talking with Cody Sims of Cox Communications. Cox and have teamed up to give one lucky business a $15,000 prize based on the best business plan/pitch.

Businesses (Pitchers)

Chef Mike Childrey - Michaela’s Decadent Desserts
Jorja Leavitt - Sharetown
R Blank – EM Shield
Rebecca  Zajac – Design by Numbers
Rachel Wenman- It’s on Me


Josh Linker – Author, Disciplined Dreaming; CEO and Managing Partner, Detroit Venture Partners
Tim Washer – Senior Marketing Manager, Social Media, Cisco Systems
Lindsay Blakely – Senior Editor at


Victoria Boyd –
Danielle Flinn –


R Blank – Judges winner of the $15,000 business pack
Jorja Leavitt - Crowd choice favorite