|ZZIF Panel l-r: Mark Castelin, Troy Hartzell, Steve Mallouk,
Dale Vogel, Peter Weiss, Bob Wise (not pictured)
Our 7th annual ZINO Zillionaire Investment Forum was a BIG success. This sounds like a parody of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” but the numbers were impressive.
|Ron Merryman of REDpoint International and Bill Barnard
of dBMEDx receive their ZINO Life fund allocations.
There were . . .
*175 people attending.
*26 Judges judging.
*21 Entrepreneurs pitching.
*12 ZINO Annual Angel Fund Investors selecting fund finalists.
*10 interns taking care of business.
*7 moderators/speakers at the podium.
*7 ZINO Team members executing the event plan.
*6 panelists sharing stories.
*6 ZINO Annual Angel fund finalists selected.
*4 Wine and Beer Professonal members pouring their liquid assets.
*2 ZINO Zenith Award winners selected by the people.
*2 $100,000 investments made on the spot with more to come we hope.
*2 $25,000 fund investment checks presented to the ZINO Life fund winners.
*1 Judges’ Award winner for Best Investment Opprotunity selected by the judges which went to Ron Merryman of REDpoint International.
|ZZIF Fund Finalists from l-r:
Rick Hewitt of Emerald City Beer Co.
Mike Layton of Hydrovolts
Ryan Luce of Corengi
Vincent Bryan III of Whooshh
Mhairi Voelsgen of BroVo Spirits
Ron Merryman of REDpoint International
I have included some of my favorite photos in this posting, but to see more, please go to this link for the actual ZINO Zillionaire Investment Forum business session and this link for the After the Pitches Networking Reception.
Congratulations and thank you to all winners and to everyone who participated, pitched and pontificated at ZINO Zillionaire Investment Forum this year!