Gulf Coast Venture Forum Member Meeting Reminder – May 14, 2009

Naples, FL, April 29, 2009 --( The Gulf Coast Venture Forum (GCVF) last monthly meeting of the season will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at 4:00pm in the EDC Boardroom, located at 3050 Horseshoe Drive North, Suite 120 in Naples. Please note location change.

The May meeting will be dedicated to discussing accomplishments from the 2008/09 season and for setting goals and plans for next season. No presenters will be at this membership meeting and those interested in learning about the organization may attend but must call for approval prior to May 12.

The purpose of the Gulf Coast Venture Forum is to promote the success of Southwest Florida's new and emerging businesses by bringing together the best entrepreneurs, early stage venture capital firms and Angel Investors. They promote the success of the region's new and emerging businesses by bringing together entrepreneurs, educational resources, capital providers, and service providers. The group also offers informative educational programs presented by seasoned, recognized professionals and business people, providing a place for the sharing and exchange of business and technical experience. Members of the GCVF meet monthly to hear about local investment opportunities. To encourage capital investments in Southwest Florida businesses, the GCVF seeks to identify sources of private equity investment and venture capital. Gulf Coast Venture Forum is always open to new members. Monthly meetings are scheduled October through June each year. GCVF is also available to provide speakers to local organizations who want to learn more about the purpose of the GCVF and local investment opportunities.

The Gulf Coast Venture Forum is open to new members. Interested parties must qualify as an accredited investor as defined by the US SEC and are encouraged to view or call 239-262-6300 for more information.

Gulf Coast Venture Forum
Tim Cartwright
Membership information can be obtained by emailing to: