Cincinnati

Cincinnati serves as the headquarters for Keiretsu Forum Midwest. It also serves as the host to the neighboring cities of Covington, Dayton, Columbus, Indianapolis and Lexington at its monthly Forums.

Chicago

A vibrant technology, medical and financial center, Chicago also serves as the host to the neighboring cities of Detroit, Ann Arbor, Cleveland and Madison at its monthly Forums.

Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, home to the University of Michigan, and a vibrant research and entrepreneurial mecca, serves as the Keiretsu Forum Midwest host for Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, East Lansing, Kalamazoo, Traverse City as well as neighboring Toledo.

Louisville

The home of the spectacular Derby, Louisville is building its foundational base to serve the local ecosystem. It hosts a monthly satellite Forum in conjunction with Cincinnati.

Indianapolis

The home of great racing experiences, Indianapolis has become a strong technology center for the region, supporting Forums in both Cincinnati and Chicago.

Kansas City

The Ag Tech capital of Keiretsu Forum, Kansas City has built a strong thought leadership base and acts as a satellite of the Cincinnati Monthly Forum.

Columbus

The home of the next Smart City, Columbus is providing considerable thought leadership across the region and the nation. Keiretsu Forum Midwest is excited to leverage their presence in Columbus to promote smart city technologies and collaborative start-up thinking in this arena.

We are building dynamic & collaborative start-up ecosystems across the Midwest!


About us


Keiretsu Forum is a global investment community of accredited private equity angel investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors. Our mission is “Great Association With Quality Deal Flow”.

Current events


N.B. All Keiretsu Forum Midwest events are by invitation only. If you wish to attend any of our meetings, please contact us.

December

Forum & Christmas Party – Chicago

Tuesday, December 18th
Forum 3:00–6:00 p.m.
Christmas Party 6:00-8:30 p.m.

University Club of Chicago
76 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603

Forum & Christmas Party – Ann Arbor

Wednesday, December 19th
Forum 3:00–6:00 p.m.
Christmas Party 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Barton Hills Country Club
730 Country Club Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Forum & Christmas Party – Cincinnati

Thursday, December 20th
Forum 3:00–6:00 p.m.
Christmas Party 6:00-8:30 p.m.

University Club of Cincinnati
401 E 4th St, Cincinnati, OH

Featured Companies


Keiretsu forum is a facilitator bringing together investors and early stage companies offering generally high-risk investments. Keiretsu forum is not affiliated with the presenting companies and does not endorse, invest in, assist with investment in or recommend any of the companies (or the securities of such companies) that may seek funding through Keiretsu forum members, and receives no success fees or other compensation for any funding that may occur (although Keiretsu members and/or volunteers may have an economic interest or affiliation with presenting companies which Keiretsu requires they disclose). Accordingly, any information or representations given or made by any presenting companies must not be relied upon as having been reviewed for accuracy or authorized by Keiretsu forum. Any offers to, or investments made, by a member of Keiretsu forum will be to or in his, her or its individual capacity and not on behalf of Keiretsu forum. Consequently, investors must conduct their own due diligence in connection with any investment in companies, including but not limited to legal, tax and investment advice.

Partners and Sponsors


Locations


Keiretsu Forum Midwest opened its doors in the spring of 2016, launching its first Chapter in Cincinnati, Ohio. Subsequent Chapters were established in Chicago in the spring 2017, and Ann Arbor in the spring 2018.  It is comprised of the States of Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Headquarters for Keiretsu Forum Midwest are in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Contact Us


phone: (917) 653-9490
email: midwestinfo@keiretsuforum.com

Forum Sites


Chicago.  University Club of Chicago.
76 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603.
Ann Arbor.  Barton Hills Country Club.
730 Country Club Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Cincinnati.  University Club of Cincinnati.
401 E 4th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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