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Keiretsu Forum

November 04, 2015 12:00 ET

Angel Capital Expo November 18th Speaker Announcement: Dr. Astro Teller of Google[x] and Tim Enger of Microsoft Ventures

21st Bi-Annual Expo for Entrepreneurs and Investors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - November 04, 2015) - Keiretsu Forum announces that Dr. Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots at Google[x] will be the keynote speaker with Tim Enger of Microsoft Ventures as the guest speaker at Keiretsu Forum's 21st bi-annual Northern California Angel Capital Expo. The Expo will take place on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Microsoft, 1065 La Avenida Street in Mountain View, California.

Dr. Teller currently oversees Google[x], Alphabet's moonshot factory for building magical, audaciously impactful ideas that through science and technology can be brought to reality. Dr. Teller holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Stanford University, Masters of Science in symbolic and heuristic computation, also from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was a recipient of the Hertz fellowship. Through his work as a scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur, Teller holds many U.S. and international patents related to his work in hardware and software technology.

Mr. Enger is an entrepreneur and Marketing & Business Development Executive and is now focused on building Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in Seattle. Mr. Enger co-founded SocialNexus, Inc., a firm focused on a number of ventures nationally and internationally with a focus in Brazil. In addition to the ventures in Brazil, SocialNexus built a large digital asset touching more than 30 countries which was later acquired by a major digital agency. Mr. Enger ran all sales and business development efforts in New England for Property Solutions, a rapidly growing company that went from 400 to 800 employees during his time at the company. He added over $1M in ARR while at Property Solutions. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business from Brigham Young University.

Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of the angel capital community, bringing together investors and entrepreneurs looking for funding. Angel Capital Expo is organized by Keiretsu Forum, the world's largest angel investment network, and was created to foster collaboration among angel groups, as well as reach out to the larger investment community.

Register to Attend
Accredited investors are invited to register here to take advantage of the early bird special. For more information, contact Carla Selby, Membership & Finance Director, at carla@keiretsuforum.com or call (415) 573-0753.

Apply to Present
Companies interested in presenting at the November 18, 2015 Angel Capital Expo may complete the on-line application and contact Lauren Anderson, Entrepreneur Director, at landerson@keiretsuforum.com or call (415) 573-0755.

Become a Sponsor
If your company is interested in being a sponsor at the Angel Capital Expo, please contact Asli Gozoren at asli@keiretsuforum.com or call (510) 688-0729.

About Keiretsu Forum
Keiretsu Forum was founded in 2000 by Randy Williams in the San Francisco Bay Area. With 40 chapters and 1,500 accredited investor members, Keiretsu Forum is the world's largest by invitation only angel investor network. Keiretsu Forum members provide early stage capital in the range of $250k - 2 million in high quality, diverse investment opportunities and collaborate in due-diligence, but make their own individual investment decisions. Through the Keiretsu Forum, more than $600 million of capital has been invested into technology, consumer products, Internet, healthcare, life sciences and real estate companies. For more information, visit www.keiretsuforum.com.

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