Jan 06, 2019 - Jan 11, 2019 | Las Vegas, United States
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Jan 06, 2019 - Jan 11, 2019
Las Vegas, United States
MATCHFEST AT CES 2019 - EUREKA PARK

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KEIRETSU FORUM

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…Our mission is “Great Association with Quality Deal Flow”

Keiretsu Forum, founded in 2000 by Randy Williams in San Francisco, is the world's largest invite-only angel investor network. With 39 chapters worldwide and over 1,500 accredited investor members, Keiretsu Forum members provide early stage capital in the range of $250k - 2 million in high quality, diverse and global investment opportunities and collaborate in due-diligence. Through Keiretsu Forum, more than $500 million of capital has been invested into technology, consumer products, internet, healthcare, life sciences and real estate companies.

“Great Association

Members: Keiretsu Forum membership is comprised of serious investors, venture capitalists, corporate/institutional investors and serial entrepreneurs. Membership is by invitation only. Members collaborate on due diligence, but make individual investment decisions.

Chapters: Our network of chapters enables support of our portfolio companies and presenting entrepreneurs with equity and resources in different geographic capital markets. It also provides for additional quality deal flow for our members in different geographical locations, and supports a collaborative business and social relationships between chapters.

Education: The objective of the Keiretsu Forum Academy for investors is to better educate our members on private equity investing. Monthly meetings cover topics such as the pitfalls of angel investing, term sheets, company valuations, deal structuring and terms of financing.  

…With Quality Deal Flow”

Deal Flow: Our quality and diverse deal flow comes from our community of members, VCs, sponsors, incubators and universities. Keiretsu Forum members provide early-stage capital in the range of $250k-$1.5m.


TECH COAST ANGELS

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Who we are?

  • Largest angel investment organization in the U.S. founded in 1997
  • Over 300 members in 5 regional Networks covering all of Southern California
  • Our members have diverse backgrounds in almost every industry (not just tech)
  • Many of our members are entrepreneurs and have experience in running start-ups

What have we done?

  • We have invested in over 200 companies
  • Our members have invested over $120 million in these companies
  • Our portfolio companies have gone on to attract over $1 billion in additional investment capital
  • Last year over 600 companies applied to TCA for funding. We funded 17 of them

What do we provide to entrepreneurs?

  • Critical business connections
  • Provide hands-on practical mentoring
  • Provide help in building out the management team
  • Help raising additional venture capital funding

Tech Coast Angels is actively seeking great startups to fund. Providing more than just money, TCA brings connections, knowledge, mentoring and operational assistance to bold early-stage entrepreneurs with game-changing ideas. Let us help you to turn your vision into a sustainable and successful business.

Tech Coast Angels is ever-mindful that some of the world’s greatest companies began with angel investments and we take our commitment to that tradition seriously. The nearly 300 members of TCA collaborate with each other on due diligence and then make individual decisions regarding potential investments. Not limited to the technology industry, our members invest in exciting companies in a wide range of industries including biotech, consumer products, Internet, IT, life sciences, media, software and environmental, among others. TCA is a not-for-profit organization.

Tech Coast Angels is a catalyst in helping build Southern California’s economy into a thriving center of technology and entrepreneurship. Our members are very active in the entrepreneurial community, attending and participating in conferences, networking events, entrepreneurial competitions and other venture capital events. Our relationships with the major colleges and universities in Southern California provide us both access to potential commercialization opportunities and expertise that is invaluable as we analyze potential investments.

Additionally, we receive numerous investment opportunities for review from angel groups across the United States. Our relationship with the venture capital community often gives us early looks at deals from them that fit our investment criteria. TCA also has an excellent relationship with the major economic development agencies in Southern California which are often a referral source of entrepreneurial /investment ideas. All of these sources keep our deal pipeline full which is critical in creating a high quality diversified pool of investments for our members.

Green and Speigel

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Green and Spiegel is a long-established immigration law firm with an international reputation. Green and Spiegel U.S. specializes in all aspects of United States immigration law, with extensive experience in corporate immigration and family-based immigration matters.

Green and Spiegel U.S. provides clients with comprehensive support for all of their immigration needs, including the preparation of all types of temporary non-immigrant visa petitions and applications as well as immigrant petitions (green cards).

We represent clients in all industries, including IT, education, manufacturing, research and new business formations. We also assist corporations facing inquiries from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), the United States Department of Labor (DOL) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). We address all matters, whether large or small – from individual visitor visa applications to EB-5 regional center applications to DOL Wage and Hour investigations.

Whatever your immigration needs, Green and Spiegel U.S. is here to help.

ClubMed

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Club Méditerranée, commonly known as Club Med, is a French corporation of vacation resorts found in many parts of the world, usually in exotic locations. It is considered the original all-inclusive resort.


Cirque du Solei

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The Largest Theatrical Producer in the World
Cirque du Soleil is a Canadian entertainment company.

Their shows in Las Vegas are:

  • The Beatles LOVE
  • All you need is LOVE! Celebrate a legendary musical legacy.

  • Enter the empire of KÀ! An epic adventure of love and conflict.
  • Michael Jackson ONE
    MJ ONE, an electrifying tribute to the King of Pop.
  • Mystère
    A high-energy Cirque du Soleil classic. OR Unravel the mysteries of a Cirque du Soleil classic.
  • O
    Plunge into 'O' - an aquatic world of acrobatics and lyrical theatre.
  • Zumanity
    Enter the burlesque cabaret of Zumanity. The sensual side of Cirque du Soleil.
  • CRISS ANGEL Believe
    The most spectacular illusions from the magician of the century.

Our Partnership

Our partner offers amazing discounts for all MatchFest participants.

Registration

Closed since January 10, 2019

Location

Las Vegas, United States

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Meetings

Participants 473
Meetings 430

Participants

Australia 2
Austria 7
Belgium 6
Bulgaria 2
Canada 20
China 2
Colombia 1
Côte d'Ivoire 1
Egypt 2
Estonia 1
France 216
Germany 8
Greece 11
Hong Kong 3
Hungary 1
India 4
Israel 8
Italy 9
Japan 4
Korea, Republic Of 11
Lebanon 1
Luxembourg 4
Mexico 2
Netherlands 17
Norway 1
Poland 2
Singapore 1
Slovenia 1
South Africa 1
Spain 9
Sweden 6
Switzerland 23
Taiwan (Republic of China) 1
Turkey 2
United Kingdom 5
United States 155
Total 550

Participants

Large Corporation/Vendor 17
SME 38
Startup 353
University 1
R&D Institution 2
Trade Association or Chamber of Commerce 8
Government Authority/Agency 17
B2B Distributor/Wholesaler 4
Institutional Investor 24
Business Angel / Accredited Investor 15
Alternative seed financing sources: Accelerator, Crowdfunding, etc. 10
Consulting, Professionals and other Service Providers 30
Press 13
Other 8
Total 540