I believe in making the world a happier place through creation and bringing people together. I enjoy transforming ideas into reality.
Lance Zaal is an entrepreneur, investor, veteran, and business owner. Zaal owns and operates businesses in the tourism, hospitality, and software industries, including US Ghost Adventures, which includes the Lizzie Borden House and Brickhouse Inn Bed and Breakfast, and Junket.
Junket connects people and places around the world as they embark on digital themed adventures. Junket turns your phone into a tour guide or adventure game. Junket replaced iTourMobile as a rebranding and redesign, with new gamification features. In 2022, Junket grew to encompass a variety of in-person tour experiences including bar crawls, food tours, Instagram tours, and more.
King of Clubs was founded in May 2018 and makes the best coffee you’ll ever have, from freshly roasted wine and bourbon barrel-aged coffee, to cold brew. King of Clubs features a cocktail lounge and restaurant at the Premium Outlets, and a production facility where products are made, packaged, bottled, and distributed. The company serves a number of retail and restaurant partners.
In December 2021, Zaal made his exit from King of Clubs and donated the business to a local non-profit organization, which operates profitably today.
US Ghost Adventures is the leader in ghostly experiences in the travel and hospitality industry. The company focuses on storytelling delivered through ghost tours, haunted pub crawls, and overnight stays at some of America’s most haunted historic homes, like the Lizzie Borden House. The company operates in over 40 cities across the US.
Founded by entrepreneurs to help aspiring individuals form their business and reach their potential. Starting a business isn’t easy, which is why the Ignition Center provides free co-working space, education sessions, startup events, and more to aspiring entrepreneurs. Within the first six months of operation, seven of the Ignition Centers start-up companies generated more than half a million in revenue — illustrating the power of a community working together. In 2021, Lance made his exit from both Ignition and the Williamsburg area after five years to focus on his growing his business.
The first kombucha brewery in Virginia was sold in 2021.
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