Lions Den 2024

Do you want to receive up an investment of up to $1.5 million?

Read the following guidelines carefully and submit your pitch by January 31.

1. What our investors want to see

We’re looking for Adventist startups with impact. Each pitch gets evaluated on four levels.

Social Impact

  • Employee satisfaction
  • Customer service
  • Community impact
  • Social product

Spiritual Impact

  • Spiritual Customer Journey
  • Referrals

Environmental Impact

  • Product
  • Processes

Financial Impact

  • Profitability
  • Missional Investments
  • Donations
  • Remuneration

2. Do this before you submit anything

Please complete the followings steps before submitting your pitch:

1. Register for the event

You can register here. You can also join us as an exhibitor and purchase your 10×10 booth here. One booth ticket includes one free registration ticket and a meal & networking pass. 

2. Design your pitch deck

A professional pitch deck includes details about your finances, your team, your growth, your KPIs, and much more. Make sure to gather all your documents and design your slide deck well.

3. Rehearse your pitch

We need you to submit a short video, together with your PowerPoint presentation. Before you’re sending us your video, go through the pitch deck a few times. 

3. Meet the requirements

Please note that any application that does NOT meet ALL of the requirements listed below will be disregarded. If you don’t comply, you won’t be able to pitch. It doesn’t matter if you’re related to Elon Musk or know Jesse Zwiker personally.

PDF or PowerPoint Presentation

  • 16:9 format
  • Maximum file size: 100 MB
  • No animation
  • No music
  • No videos
  • Title: “your business name Lions Den 2024”

Video File

  • Horizontal video
  • No music
  • No stock footage
  • No camera movement
  • Maximum length: 4 minutes, 59 seconds
  • Accepted formats: .MOV or .MP4
  • Title: “your business name + Lions Den 2024”

Ready? Then submit it below.

If you get selected by our investors and meet all requirements, you will receive $500 as a token of appreciation for your hard work. We might reach out to you again to ask for further documentation (like financial statements). 

The last chance to submit your pitch is Wednesday night, January 31, 2024 at 11:59PM Pacific Time. We need some time before the event to go through all pitches.