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Thursday, Feb 15, 2024 (first annual 10-40 Window Den)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST Check-In / Networking
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST Annual 10-40 Window Confidential Pitches (Invitation Only)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST Annual 10-40 Window Deep Dive (Accredited Investors Only: forms at Registration Desk)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST Breakout sessions and Networking (VIP Registered)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST Thursday Night Investor Dinner / Networking (Only for Pitch Finalists, Speakers, Sponsors, Investors, and VIP Registration)

 

Friday, Feb 16, 2024 (Main Event 8AM – 4PM)

7:30 am – 8:15 am EST Check-In / Networking
8:15 am – 8:30 am EST Announcements & Kickoff.
8:30 am – 11:00 am EST Guest Speakers 
11:15 am – 12:45 pm EST Networking Luncheon & Keynote
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST Annual Pitch Competition (Apply to pitch – Finalists to be announced.      Awards to be given.      (Judges listed below.)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST Deep Dive / Virtual Commentaries. (Accredited Investors only: forms at registration desk.)
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST Breakout sessions and Networking (VIP Registered)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST Friday Night Investor Dinner / Networking (Only for Pitch Finalists, Speakers, Sponsors, Investors, and VIP Registration)

GUEST SPEAKERS

Don Simmons
  • Author of “The Steward Investor – Investing God’s Resources for Eternal Impact”
  • Founder & CEO of Simmons Capital Group
  • Founder & CEO of Steward Advisor Group
  • Certified Financial Planner Professional for over 35 years
Krystal Parker
  • President of the U.S. Christian Chamber of Commerce
  • Best-selling author and professor
  • Former Executive for a Fortune 200 oil and gas company
Bob Pruitt
  • Director of Corporate Affairs, Senior Counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF)
  • ADF is the world’s largest legal organization committed to protecting religious freedom and free speech
  • Learn how to protect your constitutional rights of faith and Business as Mission (BAM) at work, in your startup, or with your investments
Mark Whitacre
  • Executive Director of the t-factor initiative at Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc.
  • Former executive for multiple Fortune 500 companies, including Ralston Purina, Degussa (Evonik), and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).
  • Considered the highest-ranked Fortune 500 executive to become a whistleblower in U.S. history.
Patrick Lai
  • Slave of Jesus Christ
  • Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Colorado Christian University
  • President at Amplimax (23 years)
  • Founder of The OPEN Network (23 years)
Tim Abels
  • Co-Founder, Lion’s Den Tampa
  • Co-chaired Dell patent committee for 7 years, filing over 100 patents
  • Startups resulting in two IPOs, 3rd sold to Sprint, initial Microsoft Visual Studio, 5 divisions at Dell, Intel Capital cloud startup in 2021, and international Christian non-profits
  • Evaluated over 600 startups for Intel Capital, Austin Ventures, and Dell Ventures, including VMware investment and later acquisitions

JUDGES

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