SOURCE: Keiretsu Forum

Keiretsu Forum

March 02, 2011 17:41 ET

Keiretsu Forum Announces Northern California Angel Capital Expo

Providing Capital and Resources to Start-Up Companies

LAFAYETTE, CA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2011) - Keiretsu Forum, the world's largest angel investment community, will hold its annual Northern California Angel Capital Expo on Thursday, March 24th from 8:00am to 3:30pm at Microsoft in Mountain View, California.

The Northern California Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of angel investors and entrepreneurs seeking capital to grow their businesses. 

Bringing together Northern California's most active and respected angel investors to review presentations by early-stage entrepreneurs seeking funding capital to grow their businesses at the annual Northern California Angel Capital Expo held by Keiretsu Forum

The Expo will feature presentations from early stage companies in technology, consumer products, real estate, social ventures and other segments with high growth potential.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to test drive a Tesla Roadster and learn more about the innovative new company and their plans for the future.

"I founded Keiretsu Forum in September 2000 in the East Bay with the vision of providing a structured and disciplined approach toward angel investing," said Randy Williams, Founder and CEO of Keiretsu Forum. "Angel investing is a driving force in supporting the entrepreneurial community. Our members are actively funding deals and we are proud to be hosting this year's Angel Capital Expo."

"Keiretsu Forum is a well thought out organization that has brought together a world-class collection of private investors with domain expertise in a variety of industries to participate in, capitalize, and grow early stage companies," said Jeff Gray, CEO of Glue Networks, a company that was funded by Keiretsu Forum in 2010. 

Keiretsu Forum is proud to announce that members of Acumen Fund, an international non-profit that focuses on fighting global poverty with an entrepreneurial model, will be showcased as this year's Charitable Update presentation.

The Angel Capital Expo is supported by the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal and Tesla. An additional thank you to our Northern California sponsors, investor members of our community and all our affiliate partners, your support is greatly appreciated.

About Keiretsu Forum
Founded by Randy Williams, Keiretsu Forum has 21 chapters on three continents with over 850 accredited investor members. Keiretsu Forum is the world's largest angel investment network. 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
Hosted by Keiretsu Forum, the Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of the angel capital community. For more information, please visit www.angelcapitalexpo.com.

For more information about the application process and administrative fee associated with the presentations please contact Gene Chien, Director of Entrepreneur Services, gene@keiretsuforum.com or contact him at (925) 283-8829. Deadline for submissions is Friday, March 11, 2011. Accredited investors wishing to attend the Angel Capital Expo may register at: http://angelcapitalexpo2011.eventbrite.com/

Disclaimer:
KEIRETSU FORUM IS A FACILITATOR BRINGING TOGETHER INVESTORS AND EARLY STAGE COMPANIES OFFERING GENERALLY HIGH-RISK INVESTMENTS. KEIRETSU FORUM IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH THE PRESENTING COMPANIES AND DOES NOT ENDORSE, INVEST IN, ASSIST WITH INVESTMENT IN OR RECOMMEND ANY OF THE COMPANIES (OR THE SECURITIES OF SUCH COMPANIES) THAT MAY SEEK FUNDING THROUGH KEIRETSU FORUM MEMBERS, AND RECEIVES NO SUCCESS FEES OR OTHER COMPENSATION FOR ANY FUNDING THAT MAY OCCUR (ALTHOUGH KEIRETSU MEMBERS AND/OR VOLUNTEERS MAY HAVE AN ECONOMIC INTEREST OR AFFILIATION WITH PRESENTING COMPANIES WHICH KEIRETSU REQUIRES THEY DISCLOSE). ACCORDINGLY, ANY INFORMATION OR REPRESENTATIONS GIVEN OR MADE BY ANY PRESENTING COMPANIES MUST NOT BE RELIED UPON AS HAVING BEEN REVIEWED FOR ACCURACY OR AUTHORIZED BY KEIRETSU FORUM. ANY OFFERS TO, OR INVESTMENTS MADE, BY A MEMBER OF KEIRETSU FORUM WILL BE TO OR IN HIS, HER OR ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT ON BEHALF OF KEIRETSU FORUM. CONSEQUENTLY, INVESTORS MUST CONDUCT THEIR OWN DUE DILIGENCE IN CONNECTION WITH ANY INVESTMENT IN COMPANIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LEGAL, TAX AND INVESTMENT ADVICE.

Contact Information

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    Kristi Anderson
    Director
    Keiretsu Forum
    Email Contact
    (925) 283-8829