SOURCE: Keiretsu Forum

March 21, 2007 09:30 ET

Keiretsu Forum Debuts All-Day Angel Capital Expo

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 21, 2007 -- Keiretsu Forum, the nation's largest investment community of angel investors, is inviting qualified investors to participate in the Angel Capital Expo (ACE) on Wednesday, April 25 from 7:30am-5pm at the Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens St., San Francisco.

Hosted by the San Francisco chapter of Keiretsu Forum, the event provides a unique opportunity for open access and collective collaboration to the world of angel investing. "Innovation is the lifeblood of the California Economy, and the more than 300 Keirestu Forum members who live in the Bay Area are very active in supporting entrepreneurs with innovative new business concepts," said Matthew Le Merle, San Francisco Co-President.

Some of the Bay Area's most active and respected angel investors will be in attendance. More than a dozen of the Bay Area's hottest start-up companies, pre-screened by a select committee of Keiretsu Forum members, will make brief, seven-minute presentations and be available for additional discussion and due diligence at their executive booths throughout the day. "We believe the Angel Capital Expo will be a valuable opportunity for both entrepreneurs and investors to come together," said Keiretsu Forum Founder and CEO Randy Williams.

Register at Admission is $350 for qualified investors registering by April 18th; $500 thereafter. Qualified investors for private equity investments of this nature must meet the security and exchange commission's definition for accredited investors. Accredited investors are those whose net worth is one million dollars or have an annual income of at least $200,000 ($300,000 for couples). For investors seeking more information on the Angel Capital Expo, please contact the Keiretsu Forum (925) 283-8829 or at investors@keiretsuforum.

"Keiretsu Forum welcomes participation from qualified investors who may want to begin participating in our angel investing activities, and we are currently in the process of screening for the entrepreneurs who will present at the Angel Capital Expo," said Colin Wiel, San Francisco Co-President.

Potential presenting companies and sponsors should email or call (925) 283-8829.

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