Angel Capital Expo Northwest
EIRETSU FORUM NORTHWEST PRESENTS: ANGEL CAPITAL EXPO
THE PREMIER GATHERING OF THE ANGEL CAPITAL COMMUNITY
August 22nd, 2019; 7:30am - 6:00pm
Microsoft Building 33
16070 NE 36th Way
Redmond, WA 98052, USA
Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of the angel capital community, bringing together investors and entrepreneurs looking for funding. Angel Capital Expo is organized by Keiretsu Forum, the world’s largest angel investment network, and was created to foster collaboration among angel groups, as well as reach out to the larger investment community.
Attendees will include over 400 investors. If you would like to attend, please register online here or contact Claire Dillow at email@example.com or call (206) 529-3687. Invitation is extended to accredited investors only. Member registration is free.
The Expo will feature eighteen high-quality, diverse investment opportunities in technology, healthcare/life sciences, consumer products, real estate, and funds. Companies that apply to Keiretsu Forum are typically in their A or B rounds having already secured initial funding of $500k to $1.5 million from founders, friends, family, and individual angels. Keiretsu Forum is a global angel investment network and welcomes applications from international companies.
07:30am - 08:30 Breakfast and Registration
08:30am - 08:35 Welcome and Opening Remarks
08:35am - 09:00 Keynote Speaker: Dina Apostolou, Microsoft
09:00am - 10:10 Presenters - Block I
10:10am - 10:20 Keynote Speaker: Mark Anderson, Pattern Computer
10:20am - 10:45 Coffee Break and Booth Exhibitors
10:45am - 11:00 Sponsor Introductions
11:00am - 11:15 Keynote Speaker: David Drake, LDJ Capital
11:15am - 12:35 Presenters – Block II
12:35pm - 01:15 Lunch Break and Booth Exhibitors
01:15pm - 01:25 Raffle Drawings
01:25pm - 01:40 Keynote Speaker: Lisa Rich, Hemisphere Ventures
01:40pm - 03:15 Presenters – Block III
03:15pm - 03:30 Most Valued Company Overview
03:30pm - 04:00 Most Valued Company Award Competition
04:00pm - 06:00 Wine Reception, Networking and Adjourn
Global Director of Product Marketing, WW Business Applications & Industry
Bio: Dina Apostolou is an award-winning marketing executive with 20 years of experience driving product marketing strategy and cross company go-to-market initiatives at Microsoft including LinkedIn and Adobe. Apostolou currently is the global marketing leader of Dynamics 365 applications that power businesses to engage customers throughout a digital lifecycle. Her team is responsible for the go-to-market development, execution and growth of in-market products and new AI applications working across the corporate engineering, sales and partner organizations.
Managing Partner of Hemisphere Ventures
Bio: Lisa Rich is a lifelong, serial entrepreneur, strategist and active venture capitalist. Lisa is Managing Partner of Hemisphere Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm she founded in 2014, with her business partner and husband, Jeff Rich. Hemisphere is focused on frontier technologies - synthetic biology, robotics, drones and space; the firm has invested in 200+ early stage companies, including 17 in the space sector and 25 in biotech. Recent investments include Finless Foods, Clara Foods, Axiom Space, PlanetIQ, Elroy Air. Lisa works closely with early-stage companies to build their strategy, partnerships and funding rounds. Together with Jeff Rich, the two built BrainyQuote.com, the largest quotation resource on the internet. Separately, she is co-founder Xplore, a privately-funded space exploration company focused on expanding knowledge of our solar system. Lisa holds a B.S. in English from Loyola University Chicago and M.S. Marketing Communication from the Stuart Graduate School of Business at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. She is a member and supporter of the Planetary Society, B612 and The Keck Foundation and serves on the Board of Patrons at the Commercial Spaceflight Federation.
Founder and Chairman of LDJ Capital
David Drake, through his family office LDJ Capital, has acted as GP and LP investor with his partners in fund-of-funds, realty funds, venture capital funds, and hedge funds. Drake's investments currently have 50+ global directors that maintain relations with institutions and family offices with access to over a trillion in assets. Drake, through LDJ Capital, manages and co-invests in alternative assets with the top 30 family offices out of his 5,000 family office and institutional investor reach. These top 30 are 40% from Asia, 20% from Europe, 20% from the Americas, and 20% from the Middle East. Drake’s access with 100,000 investors is maintained through his media asset, The Soho Loft Media Group, which has produced & sponsored over 1500+ finance conferences since 2002 like the events with institutional media leader Thomson Reuters and with sponsors from NASDAQ, NYSE, KKR, and the Carlyle Group. Drake is a digital automation advocate for private equity as he lobbied the US Congress on the JOBS Act since 2011. He represented the US Commerce Department at the EU Commission in Brussels and Rome in 2012, was invited to the White House Champions of Change ceremony in Washington, D.C., and, was a speaker at the UK Parliament in 2013.
Entrepreneurs interested in presenting, please contact Juan Arango, Entrepreneur Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further inquiries regarding partnership or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Claire Dillow (206) 529-3687 or via email to email@example.com or Brianna McDonald (206) 498-8223.
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