Houston Entrepreneur Wins $23,000 In Business Pitch Competitions
Style Magazine Newswire | 1/5/2018, 9:55 a.m.
January 2017, entrepreneur Deidre Mathis, won her first business pitch of the year at the Texas Black Expo, taking 2nd place and $1,500. Soon after, she beat out dozens of teams to win 3rd place and $4,000 during the Houston Community College Business Plan Competition. She went on to take 1st place with both the Houston Liftoff Business Pitch Competition, winning $10,000 and the Urban League Pitch Competition, winning $7,500. The local entrepreneur has secured over $23,000 in local pitch competitions to help fund her business. Her company, https://www.wanderlusthouston.com/Wanderlust Houston, is a boutique hostel offering private and shared accommodations for millennial travelers eager to explore Houston’s myriad of nightlife options, festivals, and sporting events. Wanderlust Houston (www.WanderlustHouston.com) is set to open spring 2018 in Houston’s Museum District. Her opening will make history, as she will be the first African-American woman to open a hostel in the U.S.