posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2006

MIT Venture Lab -- An Introduction to Angel Organizations, Thursday, March 9th

MIT Venture Lab   
Thursday, March 9th, 2006 
6:00 to 8:00pm
Doors open @ 5:30 


 "An Introduction to Angel Organizations" 
One Union Square Boardroom 
600 University St., First Level 
(Lower lobby, 6th Avenue level, behind the escalator by Starbucks) 
Seattle, WA 98101 


Venture Lab will wrap up its series on Angel financing by providing attendees with a personal introduction to the area’s Angel organizations.  After presenting the Angel financing world from the Angel’s perspective and the Entrepreneurs perspective last fall, the remaining element of the series is to familiarize entrepreneurs with the Angel organizations and their processes/procedures and various perspectives. 


Angel organizations represented will include:

Alliance of Angels

Keiretsu Forum

Puget Sound Venture Club


Washington Technology Center (WTC) Angel Network

Zino Society


Representatives of these organizations will each explain their organization and share their detailed insights on how the entrepreneur can most successfully work with their organization.  They will also share some experience and examples of what worked well and what did not.


Format will be a PowerPoint presented by the representative from each organization followed by Q&A.

Workshop Location:
One Union Square Boardroom, 600 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101
(Lower lobby, Street level, behind the escalator by Starbucks)

5:30 - 6:00 PM - Registration and Networking
6:00 - 8:00 PM - Presentation

Covered parking is available in the Union Square building garage, accessible from 7th Avenue.
Tip:  arrive after 5:00pm for their $6 evening rate.

Seminar cost will be $25.00 per attendee. In addition, the cost of parking for the evening is $6.00 after 5:00pm.  Reservations may be arranged as follows:
- Register online at until 5:00 pm, March 8th, 2006.
- Phone registrations at (206) 283-9595 accepted until March 8th at noon
- Onsite registration begins at 5:30pm March 9th, space permitting
- VISA, MasterCard and American Express are welcome

About MIT Venture Lab
The MIT Venture Lab is designed to optimize the entrepreneur's path to success by providing the information they need to plan, finance and operate a profitable company in today's environment.  The lab is offered in two series, each consisting of four to five workshops.  The goal of each workshop is to drill down into the details of its topic and provide the relevant information necessary to help the entrepreneur effectively get the job done. 

About MIT Enterprise Forum of the Northwest
The MIT Enterprise Forum of the Northwest is a volunteer, non-profit organization that gives emerging technology-based companies the opportunity to present their strategies to panels of experts during a series of public forums.  The Seattle chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum is one of 24 worldwide chapters of the MIT Enterprise Forum, Inc. affiliated with the Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  All Events are open to anyone interested in growing or enhancing a business.

In an effort to keep the chapters connected and the volunteers informed, each year the Enterprise Forum headquarters produces three newsletters with information on Enterprise Forum programs, as well as articles of interest to entrepreneurs and Enterprise Forum members. The latest issue is now available online and can be found at:



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