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Keiretsu Forum Angel Investors and the Office of Economic Development at the City of Berkeley, CA Announce Second Quarterly EUREKA! Event

Supporting Early Stage Ventures in Berkeley With Feedback, Mentoring, and Resources

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/12 -- Keiretsu Forum, the world's largest private equity angel investment network, and The City of Berkeley's Office of Economic Development announce the second EUREKA! event on Monday, October 29th from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way in Berkeley, California.

EUREKA! is an evening of mentoring and networking from angel investors to early stage Berkeley entrepreneurs. Ten startups will present to a panel of Keiretsu Forum angel investor members. Entrepreneurs will give a two-minute core presentation, followed by a four-minute Q&A session, and a four-minute feedback and resource exchange.

"Providing resources to the entrepreneurial community is as important as providing capital," said Randy Williams, Founder & CEO of Keiretsu Forum. "This event is a great opportunity for early stage entrepreneurs in Berkeley to gain valuable feedback from the angel investor's perspective and help them develop their creative ideas into investable business opportunities."

"We look forward to fostering innovation and establishing valuable relationships that contribute to sustainable economic development in Berkeley and the East Bay," said Michael Caplan, Economic Development Manager at City of Berkeley.

EUREKA! events are co-organized by Keiretsu Forum and the City of Berkeley's Office of Economic Development. The October 29th event is produced with support from The Berkeley Startup Cluster, the Kairos Society, and Monsoon Company, Inc. Entrepreneurs and investors interested in attending may register online or contact Sonja Markova, Managing Director of Keiretsu Forum at 415-573-0751.

About Keiretsu Forum
Keiretsu Forum is the largest global private equity angel investment network with 1,000 members in 25 chapters on 3 continents. The four fundamental pillars of Keiretsu Forum are: investing, resources, education, and charitable giving. www.keiretsuforum.com

About the City of Berkeley's Office of Economic Development
The Office of Economic Development offers assistance to new and growing businesses in Berkeley. With expertise in commercial real estate, financing, economic data, green business, and marketing, the Office of Economic Development provides Berkeley ventures the resources they need to thrive. www.cityofberkeley.info/oed/

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