LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — A business idea to put digital advertisements on the windows of rideshare cars took the top prize at Henderson's third annual "Start Tank" competition.
Ryan Miyaki of Rush Hour Media took home $2,500 to help with his business, which he plans to launch in Las Vegas this year, according to a spokesperson.
Las Vegas 30-year-old Ryan Miyaki won Henderson’s Start Tank entrepreneurship competition for his business selling digital advertisements to display on the windows of ride-hailing vehicles.
After finding out he won the competition, Miyaki — who runs Rush Hour Media out of his home — told the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “I’m still taking it in.”
Update: The deadline to submit Start Tank applications has been extended to Aug. 12.
Local entrepreneurs can soon pitch their business ideas for next month’s Start Tank competition.
The third annual business pitch competition is hosted by the city of Henderson and Moonshot, an entrepreneur program at the Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology. The competition will give locals the opportunity to win a share of more than $4,000 in cash and prizes, get feedback from top industry experts and gain exposure for their business.