Event Details

Safeguard Scientifics to Attend and Speak at the 2016 ACA Summit

May 11, 2016 08:30 AM EST
Philadelphia, PA


  • Stephen T. Zarrilli, President and CEO, Safeguard Scientifics

The annual Angel Capital Association ("ACA") Summit is the world’s premier professional development event for angel investors. ACA members, other accredited investors and professionals in the startup ecosystem are invited to attend the event in Philadelphia. The Summit brings together 700 plus investors to: Share best practices in angel investing - deal sourcing, terms, supporting portfolio companies, syndication, and top exits; Discuss the latest data and trends in startup investing and different industry sectors; Hear keynote presentations from thought leading investors and entrepreneurs; Network with top angels from throughout North America and the world; Meet with corporate leaders to build relationships for investor portfolio companies and meet a limited number of interesting entrepreneurs; and Connect with Philadelphia's startup ecosystem.

The event will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from May 9-11, 2016.

Safeguard's President and CEO, Steve Zarrilli, will moderate a panel entitled, "Understanding Philadelphia’s VC Universe: Insights on VC-Angel Connections for Deal Making." The panel will take place at 8:30am on Wednesday, May 11. Panelists include: Mike DiPiano, New Spring Capital; Ira Lubert, Lubert-Adler Partners; and Richard Vague, Gabriel Investments. The panel will focus on the vital relationship between angels and VCs within a healthy investment community and how our own collaborative relationships with angels and angel groups have built a consistent flow of opportunity for both investment perspectives.


Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104