SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 14, 2013) - Keiretsu Forum, the world's largest angel investment network, announces its 13th biannual Angel Capital Expo on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 from 7:30am to 3:00pm at Microsoft, 1065 La Avenida Street in Mountain View, California.
Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of angel investors and entrepreneurs seeking funding capital to grow their businesses. On May 2nd more than 300 of the Bay Area's most active and respected angel investors will attend the Expo.
"Our Angel Capital Expo provides a unique opportunity for collective collaboration in the world of angel investing," said Randy Williams, Founder and CEO of Keiretsu Forum. "We are proud to play a seminal role in the growth of start-up businesses and job creation at a local, national, and international level."
Angel Capital Expo will feature a dozen presentations from early stage companies in technology, life sciences, consumer products, real estate, financial services, social ventures, and other segments with high growth potential. All presenters will be pre-screened by a select committee of Keiretsu Forum members. Each entrepreneur will make a 15-minute presentation and will be available for additional discussion and due diligence at their exhibitor booth throughout the day.
Following the presentations, the attendees will vote and award the top three presenting companies the "Most Valued Company" award. At the November 15th, 2012 Angel Capital Expo this award went to Sword Diagnostics, a detection technology used for disease diagnosis, treatment and monitoring. "The Expo has represented a great event to not only meet investors, but it also has been a great place to meet potential partners and network to resources that will help make us successful," said Dave Dingott, CEO of Sword Diagnostics.
Apply to Present
Companies interested in presenting at the May 2nd, 2013 Angel Capital Expo should contact Maria Pitt, Associate for Entrepreneur Services, at email@example.com or call +1 (415) 573-0755. On-line application is available at http://bit.ly/EXPOapp.
Register to Attend
Hosted by Keiretsu Forum, the Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of the angel capital community. Invitation to attend is extended only to accredited investors. On-line registration is available at http://sv-expo2013.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Nina Quasebarth, Associate for Investor/Member Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1 (415) 573-0753.
About Keiretsu Forum
Keiretsu Forum was founded by Randy Williams in 2000 and has 26 chapters on 3 continents, with over 1000 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 in high quality, diverse investment opportunities. They collaborate in the due-diligence, but make their own individual investment decisions.
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.