Keiretsu Forum Northwest announced that their “Angel Capital Expo”, a gathering of their angel capital community of investors, will take place in Redmond, Washington on March 15th. The event features over 350 angel investors and a small group of diverse startup companies in real estate, consumer products, block chain, technology, and healthcare/life sciences from which the “Most Valued Company Award” will be selected.
As a part of the global Keiretsu Forum angel investment network, Keiretsu Forum Northwest has six chapters dedicated to early-stage angel investors. Globally, the Keiretsu Forum has over 50 chapters that invest $75 million annually into 180 select companies all around the world. Keiretsu Forum Northwest has funded 422 ventures since it began in 2005.
“Keiretsu Forum’s Angel Capital Expo provides a unique format for an exclusive group of investors and breakthrough startups to converge in meaningful conversations, education and exchange,” said Touchjet CEO and co-founder, Helen Thomas. “Touchjet’s participation in the Expo has proven invaluable to the direction and growth of our company.”
The invitation-only event runs from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, including exhibits, pitches, and presentations from leaders that includes James Gelfer, a senior analyst at PitchBook, Tim Enger, Microsoft for Startups’ head of business development, Leslie Feinzaig, CEO and founder of the Female Founders Alliance, and Mike Stevens, Keiretsu Capital’s Exit Team lead.