Seattle, WA – July 28th, 2015 – Keiretsu Forum Northwest, a region of the world’s largest and fastest growing Angel Investing group, is hosting the Angel Capital Expo on Thursday, August 13th at Microsoft in Redmond, WA. The Northwest Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of the northwest investing community and will host 15 presenting companies and 250+ investors.
The Angel Capital Expo was created to bring together Keiretsu Forum members along with members of other angel groups in the northwest region and to connect them with high quality investment opportunities. “We are proud to play a seminal role in the growth of start-up businesses and job creation,” said Randy Williams, founder and CEO of Keiretsu Forum.
What sets the Angel Capital Expo apart from other funding events around the world is the percentage of presenting companies that receive funding as a result of being a part of this elite event. “The number of presenting companies that have received funding in our northwest region is over 70%”, said Nathan McDonald, Chairman of Keiretsu Forum Northwest and CEO of Keiretsu Capital, LLC. “This year in the northwest we have already exceeded our 2014 totals for the amount and number of companies funded,” said McDonald.
Keynote Speakers will be Roger Ressmeyer, Executive Director of “Visions of Tomorrow” and Tim Enger, Business Manager of Microsoft Ventures. The Angel Capital Expo is a community event and is co-hosted by the following community partners: Seattle U, SPAN, CleanTech Alliance, WBBA, Fledge, SVP Fast Pitch, WTIA, Seattle CFA Society, Seattle Impact Investing Group, Zino Society, Tacoma Angels, Puget Sound Ventures, TiE Angel Group Seattle, Seattle Angels, Vantec, Capital Investment Network, ACA Members, Unitus Seed Fund, Wings, University of Washington, Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Seattle Pacific University, Element 8, Impact Washington, Simon Frasier University, and Strategic News Services.
Keiretsu Forum is the largest global investment network with 39 chapters and over 1,500 accredited private equity investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors. Forum members invest in high-quality, diverse investment opportunities. The community is strengthened through its involvement in social and charitable activities.
Contact: Emily Jerome, Director of Operations & Events: (206) 529-3687 / firstname.lastname@example.org