Ritz Group 2017

WHERE CREATIVITY MEETS CAPITAL

The premier networking group connecting Entrepreneurs and Investors, dedicated to growing new businesses,

creating new jobs to position Georgia as the leader in entrepreneurial growth

 

What's NEW......

Announcing Ritz Group ANGEL Fund

.Launching the NEW ANGEL Academy 

New Capital Drill Accelerator

Ritz Group BLOG 

 

Calendar of Ritz Group Events

2017-2018 CALENDAR

ANGEL CLUB:   "November Luncheon"   Nov 15, 2017

ANGEL MEET UP:  "Veterans AMU"   Nov 30, 2017

              ENTREPRENEUR CLUB:  December 6, 2017

               SECRETS Mini-Camp: "Entrepreneurs PEI Training"  Dec 12, 2017

 

Veterans Shark Attack (11/9) Archive 

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Creatives + Investors Summit Archive 

2017 Archive

Red Carpet Photos

GPP event August 1

2016 Archive

Member Benefits

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Membership

Ritz Group Members enjoy Program and Event discounts and/or  complimentary admission to Events.  

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Angel Investor

Ritz Group Angel Investors participate and co-invest (sidecars) in the National Seraph Group and the local Ritz Group Company Pool plays.    

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Pitch

Apply to PITCH at a Shark Attack, Innovation Stars Pitch-A-Thon or Angel Meet Up

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Exhibit

Exhibit at a Ritz Group Networking, Shark Attack or Pitch-A-Thon Event  

Events

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Networking

Monthly Networking Meetings where Entrepreneurs pitch, exhibit and meet investor resources

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Shark Attack

Main “PITCH” Event at Networking meetings where 3 ICON Leaders (Sharks) critique 3 Entrepreneurs (Bait)

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Innovation Stars

Later-Stage Accelerator Network oriented around six(6) Industry Verticals

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Pitch-A-Thon

Where the “BEST” Innovation Stars (Batch) make their quarterly pitch to Investment resources

MEET-UPS

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Entrepreneur Club

A monthly luncheon for Entrepreneurs raising capital  share and meet other entrepreneurs, discuss "hot-topics," plus learn from a guest speaker  

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Angel Club

A monthly luncheon for Accredited Angels (only) to share and meet other Angels, discuss "hot topics," plus learn from a guest speaker   

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Angel Company Reviews

Angel Meet-Up special sessions where Angel and Fund managers  review and discuss 1 to 3 companies investor pitches (1/2 hour each) 

CAPITAL TRAINING

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Mini-Camp "Secrets"

  A one day Mini-Camp for Entrepreneurs raising their first SEED round

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Boot Camp "FastTRAK"

A two day intensive BOOT CAMP for Entrepreneurs raising their first Equity Series A Round

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Creative Academy

A Series of financial orientated workshops for Entertainment Creatives and Investors

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Angel Academy

Three Courses  designed to create more ANGELS by providing Private Equity Training  

CAPITAL PLACEMENT

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Angel Fund

An Angel Investment Fund that invests in the nationally known Seraph Group companies and the local Ritz Group seed and series A round companies  

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Capital Accelerator

Audit and re-engineers the companies capital placement strategy to insure Capital Drill standards compliance.      

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Company Pool Play

Early stage Companies vetted and selected for funding in the National Seraph Investment Pool or the Ritz Group regional Investment Pool 

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Capital Club Chapters

Remote Ritz Group Chapters that focus on cultivating local Angels to make private equity investments in the leading National and local early stage companies.  

MEMBER TECHNOLOGY

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Brite Idea Labs

Connecting Ritz Group Members with each other, as well as the local Atlanta ecosystem and the world. 

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Seraph Investor Portal

Managing  Ritz Group Angel Fund Investors investments in the Seraph Group company pool plus co-investments in the Ritz Group company Pool 

Veterans Match Market

Veterans Match Market

A Ritz Group Sponsored "Match" community exclusively for Veterans to globally connect with other veterans, corporations, organizations and service providers  

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Corporate Innovation Match Market

A corporate Innovation Match Market sponsored by the Ritz Group to connect Corporations with innovation product and C-Suite service companies

TEAM RITZ GROUP

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Governing Board

The Ritz Group Management team and Board of Directors 

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Advisory Board

Ritz Group Advisors and mentors focused on specific Ritz Group Programs and member service offerings. 

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Industry Group Leaders

IGLs focus on connecting specific industry entrepreneurs and Angels to mentor and conduct an annual Shark Attack event.  

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Angel Fund Board

The Angel Fund Board that manages the Angel Fund and companies nominated for submission to the Seraph Group and the Ritz Group Investment Pool/s

SPONSOR PROGRAMS

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Strategic

Strategic Partners participate in the overall Ritz Group non-profit program planning 
They are imaged in ALL Marketing to over 2,500 members and recognized in ALL Ritz Group,  Physical Events, Meet-Ups, Training Programs and Promotions

Premium Sponsor

Premium

Main “PITCH” Event at Networking meetings where 3 ICON Leaders (Sharks) critique 3 Entrepreneurs (Bait)

Program Sponsor

Program/Event

Program Sponsors promote a specific Program, Meet-up, Class, Academy, Luncheon, or Radio Show

2017 SPONSORS

 

The Ritz Group