Originally published on Santa Cruz Tech Beat
September 13, 2017 — Monterey, CA
Keiretsu Forum, a world-wide angel investment group, will present at the Monterey Startup Investment Expo in October 26, 2017
Keiretsu Forum, with almost 3,000 members in 52 chapters world wide, will be one of the angel investment groups bringing a local company to present at the first annual Startup Investment Expo this fall.
Judith Iglehart, International Vice President of Keiretsu Forum will be the luncheon speaker, and will discuss how she has worked with communities all around the world to help them kick start their local economies by building their angel investment ecosystems. Along with her, Monterey Bay area Keiretsu Forum portfolio company LinqTo will be prese
nting details of its current investment round and growth in the fin-tech area. Also supporting the effort is Fred Cohen, the Pebble Beach chapter President, who will be acting as the moderator for presentations and panels.
There are a number of events happening to boost the local economy, and one of them is the Monterey Bay Startup Investment Expo. The Expo is an opportunity to learn more about the regional startup ecosystem. This is drawing Keiretsu Forum members from the San Francisco and Oakland areas as well as other angel investors and groups to the region, with the potential to fund startups and engage in community building across the tri-county region. The Expo is on October 26 from 8AM to 4PM, and is cosponsored by The MPCC and Management Analytics, a local company. The Expo will include representatives from local and regional funds, startups, incubators, accelerators, municipalities, law offices, Universities and colleges, financial institutions, and other organizations and institutions involved in funding and supporting startups.