SOURCE: Keiretsu Forum

Keiretsu Forum

February 01, 2010 21:27 ET

Keiretsu Forum Announces Call for Companies for the First China Business Angel Expo

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - February 1, 2010) - Keiretsu Forum, the world's largest private angel investment network , is announcing a Call for Companies for its first China Angel Capital Expo in Oakland, CA on March 18-20, 2010. Submissions from China are due Friday, March 5, 2010.

Building on the success of the Keiretsu Forum annual Angel Capital Expo, the China Business Angel Expo will bring to California Chinese entrepreneurs eager to showcase their new companies to California angel investors and entrepreneurs. In addition to Keiretsu Forum's Bay Area members, members from Keiretsu Forum Beijing, Seattle/Northwest, and Southern California will attend the full-day event.

China Angel Capital Expo will feature booths and presentations from early stage growth companies in China in technology, life sciences, consumer products, clean tech, real estate, financial services, social ventures, and other business sectors with high growth potential. Each entrepreneur will make a 5-minute presentation and will be available for additional discussion and due diligence at an executive booth throughout the day. Following the presentations, the attendees will vote and award the top three presenting companies the "Most Valued Company" award. All presenters will be pre-screened by a select committee of Keiretsu Forum members.

"Keiretsu Forum's China Angel Capital Expo will showcase emerging companies in Beijing by bringing a dynamic group of companies to California," said Randy Williams, Keiretsu Forum Founder and CEO. "This will be an opportunity for extensive networking between the Chinese companies and investors here. We look forward to awarding the first 'Most Valued China Company' award."

About Keiretsu Forum

Founded in 2000, Keiretsu Forum (www.keiretsuforum.com) is the world's largest angel investment network with 20 chapters and over 850 accredited investor members on three continents. Keiretsu Forum members provide early-stage capital in the range of $250k-$2 million to high quality, diverse investment opportunities and collaborate in the due diligence, but make their own individual investment decisions.

About the Angel Capital Expo

Organized by Keiretsu Forum, China Angel Capital Expo is the first showcase for Chinese companies presented by the Forum. Companies interested in learning more about application process to present should email Keiretsu Forum Vice President, International Judith Iglehart at ChinaExpo@KeiretsuForum.com. Deadline for China submissions is March 5, 2010. Deadline for US attendees is March 12, 2010.

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