SOURCE: Keiretsu Forum

Keiretsu Forum

Keiretsu Forum

August 02, 2012 10:30 ET

Keiretsu Forum Angel Investors Spread Their Wings Toward Green and Clean Technology Launching "Pitch Me Green" to Provide Mentoring and Resources to Early Stage Ventures

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 2, 2012) -  Keiretsu Forum, the world's largest private equity angel investment network, announces the launch of Pitch Me Green, commencing on Thursday, August 16th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Hanson Bridgett located at 425 Market Street, 26th floor, in San Francisco, California.

Pitch Me Green will provide resources and mentoring from angel investors to early-stage green and clean technology ventures in order to facilitate the growth of their businesses. Ten green and clean technology startups will present to a panel of Keiretsu Forum angel investor members. Entrepreneurs will give a two-minute core presentation, followed by a four-minute Q&A session, and a four-minute feedback and resource exchange. 

Pitch Me Green is an event designed to give burgeoning entrepreneurs the resources that they require to make their startups thrive. The program will focus solely on businesses that incorporate green and clean technology with innovative retail, industrial, or social applications.

"One of the differentiators of Keiretsu Forum is the quality deal flow in diverse industries with high growth potential," said Randy Williams, Founder & CEO of Keiretsu Forum. "Clean technology is a vital component to not only the investing environment but the global environment, as well."

"Pitch Me Green will become a key program for clean technology startups in the San Francisco Bay Area," said Alison Wellsfry, Keiretsu Forum member and Chair of the Clean Tech Committee. "This will be a great opportunity for seed stage clean technology companies to get the mentoring and resources they need from experienced angel investors."

Early-stage companies who would like to present at the inaugural Pitch Me Green event on Thursday, August 16th can fill out the Gust online application and find more information at the Pitch Me Green website. Application deadline is August 8th. Angel investors interested in attending may register online

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