Keiretsu Forum NW & Rockies’ Inaugural Calgary Investment Summit Unlocks The City’s Potential For Deal Flows and Networking

On June 25th, 2024, Keiretsu Forum Northwest & Rockies marked a milestone by holding its inaugural Investment Summit in Calgary, Alberta. The event, hosted at the Calgary Petroleum Club's McMurray Room, brought together 80+ investors eager to explore investment opportunities in the city's flourishing entrepreneurial ecosystem. The event was a resounding success, showcasing Calgary's potential as a hub for high-quality deal flow and fostering valuable networking opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs.

The Summit commenced with a captivating keynote address on Lessons Learned for the NextGen of Investing delivered by Craig D'Cruze and Nick Rodrigues. This was followed by a series of presentations by five growth-stage companies showcasing their disruptive ideas across various sectors, including cleantech, IT, and finance. Each presentation was followed by an engaging Q&A session, allowing investors to gain deeper insights into the companies' offerings and investment propositions.

Commenting on the success of the Calgary Summit, Nathan McDonald, Chairman of Keiretsu Forum NW & Rockies, stated,

"We are delighted with the enthusiastic reception for our inaugural Calgary Investment Summit and the exciting opportunities for our members. We look forward to returning to Calgary and building upon the momentum established here."

Calgary’s business scenario has seen resounding progress in the last few years, with several government-driven initiatives inviting investments for the city’s budding entrepreneurs. It remained an untapped region for Keiretsu Forum NW & Rockies for a long time. However, the city has shown immense interest and potential to bring disruptive solutions and valuable opportunities for angel investor groups.

Keiretsu Forum Northwest & Rockies is dedicated to providing the best deal flows to all its esteemed members who want to support visionary entrepreneurs and drive positive change. We are gratuitous to our community, sponsors, syndicate partners, and network for their unending support.

About Keiretsu Forum Northwest & Rockies 

Keiretsu Forum Northwest & Rockies is a region within the global Keiretsu Forum investor network. It includes chapters in Vancouver (Canada), Denver/Boulder, Bellevue, Seattle, Salt Lake City/Boise, and Portland. Keiretsu Forum Northwest & Rockies has more than 400 members and has invested over $500 million since its founding in 2005. For more information, visit