Our Practice Pitch Breakfast is not a competition. It is a time for entrepreneurs and investors to fellowship, learn from each other and build relationships with one another no matter where we are located. We come in as strangers and leave as family.
Practice Pitch Company
Zach Fay of Lightgliders
Lightgliders is a digital world of Christian faith, fun, and games that is available on phones, tablets, and computers. It includes both a desktop app and a mobile app filled with games, videos, and interactive activities. Lightgliders offers a fun way to encourage thought and discussion about what a biblical worldview is, how it credibly answers life's most important questions, and how it substantiates positive values. Using digital fun, we hope to encourage biblical faith, positive values, and meaningful conversations among kids, families, and faith communities.
Shawn Ring of Avodah.ai
Founder, CEO, and President of several technology-based businesses, domestic and international, with 25+ years experience
•History of building, implementing and maintaining high growth strategies
•Strategies have produced national brands, national franchise systems, startup growth to exceed $130m in annual revenues
•Developed and led Mergers and Acquisitions of more than 9 technology companies
•Developed multinational strategies, international banking and legal foundations in Singapore, South Africa, Fiji and the United States
•BS in Information Technologies; MBA in International Business & Cross-Cultural Leadership
Vip Vipperman of The Lion's Den DFW
Real estate, integrity, and experience are the cornerstones of Vip Vipperman, Senior International Real Estate Advisor.
Vip is a bilingual business leader and savvy real estate professional with a successful track record in the international environment. Having lived in Asia for 9 years, Vip speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently and has extensive experience helping local and international executives find homes, ranches, and investment properties
“The feedback was clear and concise. It was evident that the investors had a strong knowledge base.”
“I really enjoyed my first experience with Lion's Den”
" I get up at 5am to be in these meetings and it’s been worth it."
"Unfortunately I had to leave early in the breakout session but it exceeded my expectations in professionalism and core focus in Christ. Many thanks and looking forward to the next one."
"Vip did an excellent job of recapping the history of the Lions Den."
"Learned more about history of Lion's Den, and Artificial Intelligence. It was also comforting to see and hear how God is working through Lion's Den and the people involved. I sensed God's presence. "
"Good to have various views presented."
"Very encouraging and great learning opportunity for whenever I get to Pitch a project."
"Time well spent. I will be back! Thanks for pulling these together. Great job of facilitating."
"Loved it...thanks look forward to the July gathering. Thank You."
"Way better than I expected as a first timer. I wasn't sure how it was going to go, but came out feeling encouraged, connected and like I joined a new tribe!"