September 21st marked the date that Dave provided a full half day of content for angel investors and entrepreneurs entitled “Success Factors,” including an interactive session on the trends in technology affecting investment and planning, and a session on lessons learned from success and failures over twenty three years of angel investing in more than 140 companies, and service on over forty boards of directors. The session wa sponsored by the Central Illinois Angels in Peoria, Illinois.
Rob Stevenson, President of the Central Illinois Angels, stated: “I have heard nothing but compliments from those in attendance about your message. You reinvigorated our more seasoned members and helped educate our newer members. It is safe to say ‘Dave Berkus played very well in Peoria.’ ”
Dave Berkus is an internationally-recognized super angel investor, governance expert, and tech trends futurist, His experience ranges over fifty years of entrepreneurship, including twenty-three as an angel investor and board member. He has been recognized as the first “super angel” by Inc. Magazine, Tech Leader of the Year by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, and Director of the Year by the Forum for Corporate Directors. He has twice led his companies to high positions on the Inc. 500 list. Dave is author of fourteen books for entrepreneurs and private equity investors, and speaks worldwide telling stories of his many experiences with entrepreneurial companies.