Forum Locations

San Diego Forum

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

12235 El Camino Real

San Diego, CA 92130

Ventura County Forum

Hub 101

Operated by

California Lutheran University

31416 Agoura Rd  #105 

Westlake Village, CA 91361

Los Angeles Forum

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

333 South Hope Street

Los Angeles, CA 90071

Orange County Forum

The Cove - University of California, Irvine

5270 California Avenue

Venture Cove A

Irvine, CA  92617

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"Great Association...

Keiretsu Forum membership is comprised of serious investors, business leaders, venture capitalists, corporate/institutional investors and serial entrepreneurs.


Keiretsu Forum enjoys synergies and close relationships with venture capital firms, universities, and other partner organizations.


These relationships facilitate the access to capital, talent, technology, and resources needed to build a successful venture.

...with Quality Deal Flow"

Our quality and diverse deal flow comes from our community of members, venture capitalists, sponsors, incubators and universities.


Keiretsu Forum members invest in investment opportunities that focus on emerging technologies, healthcare/life sciences, consumer products, real estate and other segments with high growth opportunity.

Keiretsu Definition

Keiretsu is a Japanese term describing a group of affiliated corporations with broad power and reach. Keiretsu Forum is described as a conglomeration of individuals or small companies that are organized around private equity funding for mutual benefit.


Keiretsu Forum believes that through a holistic approach that includes interlocking relationships with partners and key resources, they can offer an association that produces the highest quality deal-flow and investment opportunities.


Keiretsu Forum Southern California... "Great Association with Quality Deal Flow"


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Hong Jin

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William Taffa

Executive Administrator and Entrepreneur Director

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Membership  Associate

Carinda Salomon

AI Advisor

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Aerospace Lead

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Life Science Lead

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Technology Lead

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Women’s Initiative Lead

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