SOURCE: Strategic News Service

Strategic News Service

December 05, 2011 09:07 ET

Strategic News Service Welcomes Keiretsu Forum as Alliance Partner

FRIDAY HARBOR, WA--(Marketwire - Dec 5, 2011) - Strategic News Service welcomed Keiretsu Forum as an Alliance Partner this week. The partnership represents a new level of support and interaction between the two organizations, as they seek to support and promote world-changing companies around the world as they make the transition from start-ups to thriving enterprises.

Keiretsu Forum is the world's largest angel investor network with 850 accredited investor members throughout twenty-one chapters on three continents. Since Keiretsu Forum's founding in 2000, its members have invested over $260m in companies in technology, consumer products, healthcare/life sciences, real estate and other segments with high growth potential. Forum members collaborate in the due diligence, but make individual investment decisions, with rounds in the range of $250k-$2m. Keiretsu Forum's community is strengthened through education on angel investing, as well as charitable giving. Forum members have donated over $1m to over 100 non-profit organizations.

"We are pleased to join as an Alliance Partner with Strategic News Service to provide this additional level of media promotion and exposure for our portfolio companies," said Randy Williams, Founder and CEO of Keiretsu Forum.

"We are terrifically excited to work with the Keiretsu global network of startups and investors. Combining their reach and good work in helping companies launch, with our strategic understanding of where technology has the greatest chance for success, ought to be a powerhouse combination," said Mark Anderson, FiRe Chair and SNS CEO.

The Strategic News Service provides a weekly online newsletter predicting global trends in technology and economics. It is the most accurate publicly-graded predictive newsletter covering the computer and telecom industries. Recent calls include the 2007 global economic meltdown, the emergence of "Currency Wars" and of "Economic Cyberwar," together with increasing global IP theft by China, among other major global trends. SNS is delivered each week to a subscriber base of C-level global technology and finance executives, and to thought leaders in technology, science and economics. Together with Accenture, SNS has just completed a London-based conference on "Economic Cyberwar" for international CIOs of major global corporations. It is also the host of the annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference.

FiRe attendees convene each year with the goal of solving major world problems; a goal that is consistently met through FiRe's collaboration across disparate industries and the intellectual and strategic guidance of FiRe Chair and SNS CEO, Mark Anderson. Now in its tenth year, Future in Review 2012 will take place May 22-25th at the beautiful Montage Resort in Laguna Beach, California. The Economist has called FiRe "The best technology conference in the world."

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Strategic News Service was founded by Mark Anderson in 1995 as the first paid online news service. Since its inception, SNS has proven the most accurate predictive newsletter covering the computer and telecom industries. Its subscribers include top managers at technology companies across the globe, including Microsoft, Dell, HP, Cisco, Intel, Sun, Google, Telstra, Orange and others.

SNS has been operating the annual FiRe Conference for ten years. The Economist calls FiRe "the best technology conference in the world." FiRe exposes world experts and participants to new ideas, producing an accurate portrait of the future and focuses on creating technology solutions to current local and global problems. FiRe 2012 will take place May 22-25, 2012 at the Montage in Laguna Beach, CA. For more information go to

Future in Review is a Strategic News Service conference. Future in Review™ and Strategic News Service are registered international trademarks. The SNS newsletter is the most accurate publicly ranked predictive newsletter in computing and communications.


Contact Information

  • Press Contact:
    Jennifer Lee
    Strategic News Service
    FiReGlobal : West Coast
    P.O. Box 1969
    Friday Harbor, WA
    Tel. 360 378 8628