Angel Funding

Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic Region



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.