I just have to say how fun it is. We laugh. We have a wonderful time. Entrepreneurs have told us time and again how different it is to sit at the table with us, even those we don’t fund. They tell us they feel more nurtured and supported.
Year after year, the Three Rivers Venture Fair (3RVF) is a must-attend for those who are interested in discovering what the future holds for some of the fastest-growing industries and exciting ground-floor investment opportunities.
I considered this opportunity a chance to start educating young people/future potential angel investors about the asset class we at Next Act Fund hold so dear- Angel Investing.
"Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is honored to partner with Smart Business to present the 2017 Pittsburgh Smart 50 Awards...."
By: Jayne Gest | 1:15am EDT October 30, 2017
Read more at this link... HINT: NAF's Yvonne Campos is an honoree!
I sat at a round table with a congressman on behalf of Next Act Fund...I was able to talk about the importance of funds and the need to support women businesses.
NAF IN THE NEWS...
"A new investment fund that focuses on women-owned businesses has made its first funding commitment.
Next Act Fund invested $50,000 as part of a $1 million round of financing for BoardBookit, a Mt. Lebanon company that develops mobile technology for boards of directors.
Other investors included Golden Seeds of New York, and Blue Tree Allied Angels and Innovation Works of Pittsburgh.
Next Act was founded by Yvonne Campos, a longtime marketing research executive. Its mission is to invest in early-stage companies led by women and to provide education for female investors."
Joyce Gannon | September 19, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"Seize the opportunity," says Next Act Fund member Georgiana Riley.
In honor of July 4th we thought we'd share 4 of our favorite spots for learning about successful women, the latest in investing and entrepreneurship in general and local resources - all to lead to women's independence as either entrepreneurs, investors or both!
We have both reasons to cheer and motivation to catch up as we drill down on the Halo Report's Mid-Atlantic and gender trends for insights most relevant to Next Act Fund.