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Fun Facts / Links: 

  • Favorite pastime: Experiencing and enjoying stories by reading novels, reading aloud to her children, and listening to audiobooks & podcasts.

  • Favorite way to begin the day: Sitting on her back porch reading scripture and a daily devotion through the First5 app while sipping a chai tea latte.

  • 2017 Adventure: Being featured on Episode 3 (Ride The Bull), of the A&E’s reality investor show Rooster & Butch.

  •  LinkedIn

  • FDE Blog - “A Journey of Entrepreneurship & Faith”

Angela Smith


Angela is the founder and CEO of Yip Yap, a mobile communication company that empowers parents to introduce their kids safely to mobile technology. Over a 6 year period Angela took Yip Yap from concept, to a fully custom hardware device, to a bring-your-own-device app based WiFi enabled communication platform.  

Prior to Yip Yap, Angela founded and operated Ultimate SoCal Vacation Homes, delighting families with three premium vacation homes in Anaheim, CA and building the business to $450k in gross annual revenue before exiting in 2014.

Angela is a graduate of Chapman University in Orange, CA with a BA in English with an emphasis in Communication.


Angela lives in a small lake town north of Austin, TX with her husband of 16 years Michael and their four children: Lincoln, Lilah, Lucy and Lazarus.

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