Significant investments to be made by Keiretsu members and sponsors at the Expo
/EIN News/ — PHILADELPHIA, PA , Oct. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For Immediate Release
The Ezold Law Firm, P.C., a Sponsor of the Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic, will also sponsor the 2017 Keiretsu Forum 5th Annual Angel Capital Expo at the Union League in Philadelphia. The Ezold Law Firm is a boutique firm focusing on business, health and employment law; the Firm’s attorneys act as outside general counsel to its emerging to mid-sized client base, helping them clear legal hurdles and spur growth.
“The Ezold Firm is an active member of the entrepreneurial and investor community,” stated Christopher Ezold, Managing Partner of the Firm’s Business & Health Law Group, “and sponsoring the Keiretsu Forum and the Expo is a key part of supporting that community.”
The Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic Region (K4-MA) – with chapters in Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Pittsburgh, and New York, a part of the global Keiretsu Forum angel network strives to foster collaboration among early stage companies, angel groups and the larger investment community.
The Angel Capital Expo will take place on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 7:30am – 6:30pm at the Union League, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA. The Angel Capital Expo (ACE) was initiated in San Francisco as the signature event of Keiretsu Forum, (K4).
Attendees of the Angel Capital Expo will include approximately 150 accredited angel investors from the Mid-Atlantic Region and elsewhere in K4’s global network of 1500+ investors, accredited investors from other area angel groups, independent angel investors, VCs, and family wealth management professionals.
The featured presenters at the Angel Capital Expo will include 12 early stage companies in Internet-SaaS-cloud technology, healthcare-life sciences-medical devices, consumer products, cleantech/energy solutions, software-security-telecommunications technologies, and real estate.
There will also be six early–stage “Fast Pitch” presenters from various K4-MA partner technology transfer offices, college and university business plan/idea competitions, and local seed-stage programs.
“Keiretsu Forum member investors have regular access to many of quality angel investment opportunities” stated Howard Lubert, the Founder and Area President of Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic . “The Angel Capital Expo will provide access to enticing deal flow that should be of great interest to the angel investment community. Many of these entrepreneurs have presented to other chapters in the network and have generated interest from Keiretsu Forum members across multiple chapters. ”
Those who are interested in registering for the Angel Capital Expo should go to this link. Details on the Expo can also be found on the K4-MA website at www.KeiretsuForum-MidAtlantic.com/Angel-Capital-Expo or you can email Info@KeiretsuForum.net or call +1 (856)-371-3136.
About The Ezold Law Firm, P.C.
We approach our clients as team members, and not merely as legal vendors; our clients can expect us to understand their business, their industry, their vision and goals. As general counsel, we not only identify legal issues, we help our clients quantify those issues – how important they are, when to deal with them, cost and risk projections, etc. Our ability to reduce legal issues to straightforward business terms reduces the anxiety these issues create for our clients.
The Firm has been built to provide significant depth and ability in a small footprint; without the significant overhead of large firms, we are able to address a wide range of legal matters for our clients without undue delay or expense.
About Keiretsu Forum
Keiretsu Forum is a global angel investor network with more than 1500 accredited investor members throughout 52 chapters on four continents. Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic (http://www.KeiretsuForum-MidAtlantic.com) consists of four chapters that function as a single entity – Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Pittsburgh and New York. Keiretsu is a Japanese term for a group of organizations with interlocking business relationships, and Keiretsu Forum is a group of accredited investors with interlocking investment interests. Each chapter or region meets monthly to present rigorously screened candidates for investments. Keiretsu Forum’s mission is “Great Association with Quality Deal Flow.”
The Mid-Atlantic Region presents approximately five deals a month, 60 a year, to its members and accredited investor guests. In 2016 Keiretsu Forum Mid Atlantic funding about 25 entities that presented to the forum. Approximately 36 funding applications are submitted each month to the K4-MA DealRoom website, www.K4-DealRoom.com and vetted by industry specialists. About 10 are then vetted by members at monthly screening meetings where they participate in a highly structured presentation-and-feedback-learning session. Three to four of the screened companies are then invited to present at subsequent monthly Forum meetings. Entrepreneurs invited to move forward to the Forum meetings must participate in mandatory professional coaching sessions to optimize the delivery of their presentations and also agree to participate in the road show to all four cities in the region, with exposure to approximately 100 investors. Subsequently, information about their companies is posted on the organization’s online global deal room for reference by all 1500+ members. For global information visit: http://www.KeiretsuForum.com.
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