Dave Shahroudi, Jeffersonville, speaks about the Pad Pouch while his son, Aaron, demonstrates the product during the 5 Across startup pitch event at Velocity in Jeffersonville on Wednesday evening. Five local teams and individuals were given five minutes to pitch their ideas, products and services to a panel of judges in competition for a $500 grand prize. Zack Pennington of Louisville took home the prize for his company US Chia, which produces chia seeds for equine dietary use.