TiE Delhi-NCR to host the 3rd Edition of TiE Global Summit
TiE Global summit will feature investor connect, workshops, startup pitches and investor meetings.
Further cementing its mission to nurture entrepreneurship in India, TiE Global and TiE Delhi-NCR are hosting the 3rd edition of TiE Global Summit 2018 in Delhi. One of TiE’s marquee events, the Summit will be held on 29th and 30th November, 2018 at Taj Palace, New Delhi. This year the summit will dwell on Entrepreneurship: Driving Employment, Driving Growth as the theme. The summit will witness participation of 61 chapters of TiE from across the globe.
Several industry doyens are backing the TiE Global Summit. US-based organizations, The Lemelson Foundation and Motwani Jadeja Foundation are the Platinum Partners for the event. Google is the Ecosystem Enabler and the event is supported by Startup India. Other partners for the event include Flipkart, Indian Angel Network Fund, Kalaari Capital PayU, among others.
Speaking on the event, Dr. Saurabh Srivastava, Chairman Emeritus, TiE Delhi-NCR said, “We are thrilled to announce the 3rd edition of TiE Global Summit, one of our most prestigious and successful events. TiE has strived to become a platform that acts as a launchpad for existing and upcoming startups. Through this event, we take our agenda forward by connecting entrepreneurs with leading investors and influencers who can help startups reach the pinnacle of success. This year, we have partnered with leading entrepreneurs, investors, influencers, startups, tech innovators, early adopters and professionals, and believe that this edition will strengthen TiE’s commitment to foster entrepreneurship.”
The Summit will host the biggest names of the entrepreneurship ecosystem including Hon’ble Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Mr Suresh Prabhu; Hon’ble Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Mr Jayant Sinha; Asha Jadeja Motwani, Trustee, Motwani Jadeja Foundation; Bibop G. Gresta, Chairman, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies; Dhiraj Rajaram, Founder & Chairman, Mu Sigma; Kishore Biyani, Founder & CEO, Future Group; Paul Dyck, Vice President - Global Government Affairs, Walmart; Prasad Bidapa, Fashion Guru; Rishad Premji, Chief Strategy Officer & Member of the Board, Wipro; among others.
The summit will cover an array of topics including Govtech and Digital Transformation, Fund of Funds, Angel Investments, Youth Entrepreneurship, Retail, Healthcare, On-Demand Services, Textile & Fashion, Investing In India, Sports, Media & Content, Women Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Logistics, Fintech and Biotech, etc. It will also feature a Social Impact Track, for startups in the space to pitch their ideas to a coveted investor panel.
TiE Global Summit will also feature several insightful workshops, startup pitches and investor meetings over the span of two days.
TiE wil host ‘Investor Lounges’, for startups to get one-on-one time with investors. Five finalists of TiE Delhi-NCR’s televised live funding show ‘TiE the Knot’ will pitch to angel investors at TiE Global Summit. Apart from this, startup pitches for entrepreneurs in five categories- Angel, Seed, Series A, Incubators and Social Entrepreneurship will be conducted during the two-day summit. A reverse pitch session, ‘Meet the Investors’ is also lined up.
Shashi Jain, Innovation Manager at Intel and TYE Global Education Director will conduct a workshop “Idea lab” for students. Students can register for the summit at a discounted rate.
To encourage participation of women entrepreneurs, TiE is offering them 50% off on passes. A dedicated session for women entrepreneurs will feature Manisha Girotra, CEO, Moelis & Company as the keynote. This will be followed by the ‘How To’ workshop led by Manisha and other industry leaders to address key topics like how to become board members, how to select board members, how to network and how to raise funds.
TiE Global Summit will also felicitate leading entrepreneurs and startups through several award ceremonies including QGlue Design-led Entrepreneurship Awards, Spirit of Manufacturing Awards and TiE-Lumis Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards.
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