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LIONS-DEN Portland Annual Event Agenda

At Manna House church 14311 SE Mill Plain Boulevard, Vancouver, WA 98684 – 8 minutes northeast of PDX Airport


Thursday, June 15, 2023

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm PST Welcoming Investor Dinner (Invitation Only: for Pitch Finalists, Speakers, Sponsors, and Registered as Investors)


Friday, June 16, 2023 (Main Event)

7:30 am – 8:30 am PST Check-In / Networking
8:30 am – 8:45 am  Kickoff: MC: Deborah Naone of WayFM. Remote by Daniel Holmlund.

Why Market Place? Why the Northwest? Why now?

Derrill & Michal Corbin, Lead Pastor of Mannahouse, Fitness Studio owner, and Disciple Makers


8:45 am – 9:45 am Guest Speakers – Part I

  I. Biblical Entrepreneurship Essentials

Patrice Tsague CEO Nehemiah Entrepreneur Community

  II. Sustainable Innovation, Value, and Delight

Tim Abels, Serial Entrepreneur, Founder ACAID, Co-Founder LIONS-DEN


9:45 am – 9:55 am Break
9:45 am – 10:45 am Guest Speakers – Part II

III. What Global Ethics and Redemption I want to See in Companies

James Lockett, Founder of International Christian Chamber of Commerce and Lockett International LLC

IV. How can Companies be Ready for Deep Dives?

Rich Mason, Founder Alpha Kingdom Capital


11:15 am – 11:55 am Networking Luncheon
12:00 am – 12:45 pm Keynote

Out of the ashes of SVB, Signature Bank and First Republic; the Rise of Faith Driven Investing

Mary Naber, BAM Pioneer, Founder Sage Stone Wealth, former Senior VP Merrill Lynch


12:45 pm Introduce Pitch Judges
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Annual Pitch Competition
US Animation, Kicky, Techless, Monica Motivates, Quantum Interface, Hovr Studios, Parcel Path, VarIntel, Krew Social,  Gage Work


4:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST Deep Dive / Virtual Commentaries (Accredited Investors only – forms at Registration Desk)

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm PST  Friday Night Investor Dinner / Networking (Invitation only: for Pitch Finalists, Speakers, Sponsors, and Registered as Investors)


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