Mercer to host Keiretsu Forum Investor Capital Expo on Atlanta campus

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Multi-day conference – open to all accredited investors, entrepreneurs and faculty – to feature more than 250 angel investors, showcase 12 innovative growth stage companies, premier keynotes and an educational track

ATLANTA – Mercer will host the Keiretsu Forum’s 10th annual Investor Capital Expo Nov. 16-18 on the University’s Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta.

Keiretsu Forum is a worldwide network of capital, resources and deal flow with 55 chapters on four continents. Members invest in high-quality, diverse investment opportunities.

Keiretsu Forum is the most active angel group across the U.S, as reported by the Angel Resource Institute’s most recent 2021 HALO Report. Additionally, last year marked the most capital ever invested in Seed and Series A deals, representing a 29% year-over-year increase. 

The Keiretsu Forum Atlanta Chapter is just seven years old yet on a tremendous growth trajectory. As noted in the HALO Report, Keiretsu Forum South-East is the second largest in total company funding, growing steadily yearly, which was a primary reason for bringing an investor expo of this size and caliber to the region.   

“The Investor Capital Expo is the premier gathering of the angel capital community and was created to foster collaboration among angel groups, family offices, venture capitalists and independent investors active in early-stage opportunities. It also provides a platform to showcase the best of the companies and leadership teams that are actively funding,” said Howard Lubert, area president of Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic and South-East.

Accredited investors, entrepreneurs and faculty interested in attending are invited to register online for a full conference pass. Discount codes are available on the registration page.

Registration is open until Nov. 9.

About Keiretsu Forum

Keiretsu Forum is a global investment community of accredited private equity angel investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors. Keiretsu Forum was founded 23 years ago by Randy Williams. Keiretsu Forum today is a worldwide network of capital, resources and deal flow with more than 50 chapters on four continents. Keiretsu Forum members invest in high-quality, diverse investment opportunities. To date it has invested over $1 billion in more than 2,000 companies.

About the School of Business

Established in 1984, Mercer’s School of Business is named for Eugene W. Stetson, a 1901 Mercer graduate and business pioneer who leveraged the first major buyout in corporate history, and his grandson Robert F. (Bob) Hatcher, a Macon businessman, longtime supporter, trustee and former board chair for the University. Over the past 80 years, Mercer has granted over 12,000 business degrees, and many of its graduates hold senior leadership positions in companies around the world. Mercer’s business school delivers career-focused business education in order to develop innovative leaders who are responsible global citizens. It holds accreditation from the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which places it among the top five percent of all top business schools worldwide. Mercer’s business school has been recognized by The Princeton Review for “Greatest Opportunity for Minority Students” and “Greatest Opportunity for Women” as well as being one of its “Best Business Schools.” In addition, it has been recognized among the “Top 15 Schools in the Nation for Marketing and Accounting.” The School offers the following programs: Atlanta (Evening and Online BBA, Full-Time (Day) MBA, Evening MBA, Online MBA, Master of Accountancy, M.S. in Business Analytics), Macon (Traditional BBA, Evening MBA, Health Care MBA, and Innovation MBA), Henry County (Evening BBA). For more information, visit business.mercer.edu.

Kyle is senior director of media relations at Mercer. In addition to being the primary media contact for most academic and administrative units of the university, he serves as editor of the Mercerian alumni magazine and News@Mercer e-newsletters, and he coordinates hometown and university news releases.