GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES. LOCAL FOCUS.
CONNECTING ANGEL INVESTORS WITH INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURS.
With more than 2,800 accredited angel investor members dispersed throughout 52 chapters on three continents, Keiretsu Forum is the world’s largest and most successful accredited investor – private equity community. Since Keiretsu Forum’s founding in 2000, its members have invested more than $900 million in 800+ different companies from a myriad of industries, including software, telecommunications, health/life sciences, biotech, real estate, mobile applications, Internet, consumer products and other high growth areas.
“Keiretsu” is the Japanese word for a family of affiliated companies that form a tight-knit alliance and work toward each other’s mutual success. Consistent with this definition, Keiretsu Forum is a conglomeration of serious investors, business leaders, venture capitalists, corporate/institutional investors and serial entrepreneurs bound by two overlapping and codependent goals:
- To work together for each other’s mutual benefit, forming strategic partnerships, enhancing each other’s knowledge and building an angel network of diverse skills
- To access promising angel investment opportunities around the world
Who is eligible for this funding option?
Entrepreneurs looking for their A or B Round investments who have or are about to transition from an R&D to a Sales and Marketing company fall directly into the Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic sweet spot. Exceptional Early-stage companies with a compelling management team and opportunity are also encouraged to apply.
Important features of this funding option:
There is no fee to apply or participate in the Keiretsu Forum Screening Process.