Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic Partners With California University of Pennsylvania to Advance Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Nov 19, 2018 - The premier angel investor network in the Mid-Atlantic, Keiretsu Forum has entered into a resource partnership with California University of Pennsylvania (“CalU”). The objective of this partnership is to further innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology transfer in the Mid-Atlantic region.

“Since 2011, Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic has provided resources, mentoring and funding to entrepreneurs while delivering investor members with the highest quality deal flow, and exclusive networking opportunities for Sponsors,” says Howard Lubert, co-founder of Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic and South-East Chapters. “Last year our Region received 345 entrepreneur applications and members provided more than $7 million in funding to 57 companies.”

 In addition to creating a channel to commercialize intellectual property developed or under-development by CalU students and faculty, this partnership creates significant opportunities for CalU students. “As a Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic partner, the University will be able to nominate graduate students into the Due Diligence Fellows program, provide career-development placements of undergraduate and graduate students through the Chapter Internship Program, and develop educational events both on and off campus,” says Dr. Mark Lennon, Director of the Center for Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at CalU. “Unquestionably, this is an exciting opportunity for the CalU community.”

As a Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic partner, the University will be able to nominate graduate students into the Due Diligence Fellows program, provide career-development placements of undergraduate and graduate students through the Chapter Internship Program, and develop educational events both on and off campus.

Dr. Mark Lennon

Director of the Center for Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at CalU

Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic is part of Keiretsu Forum, the world’s largest and most active investment community of early-stage angel investors. Founded in California in 2000, Keiretsu Forum now includes 53 chapters on 3 continents. For more information about Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic of the 2018 Angel Capital Expo visit www.keiretsuforum-midatlantic.com.

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Source : Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic
Business Info :
AMS Communications

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