TiE recently held its 19th TiE Retreat where we awarded TiE Global Awards for Excellence in Chapter Performance. The Annual TiE CM Retreat was held on August 3-6, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. TiE Chapters with outstanding performance were recognized, and select Charter members received Appreciation awards for assisting TiE with programming and projects on a global scale.
2017 TiE Global Chapter Awards
Best Chapter Award : TiE Delhi
Best Angel Program : TiE Oregon
Most Impactful & Innovative Program : TiE Rockies
Most Improved Chapter : TiE Hyderabad
Outstanding Support for Women Entrepreneurs : TiE Hubli
Outstanding Support for Youth Entrepreneurs : TiE Oregon
CM Appreciation Awards
IT Systems Revamp : Rajiv Patel of TiE Silicon Valley
TiE Women’s Program with US State Dept : Seema Chaturvedi of TiE Detroit
TYE Curriculum Development : Shashi Jain of TiE Oregon
TiE CM Retreat in Cape Town
Our first African TiE CM Retreat in Cape Town was an engaging and entertaining event for Charter members and their families. Attendees enjoyed the cultural performances, speaker events and excursions. Here are theRetreat photos from the 3-day destination event.
TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program
TYE is a unique program that ties all Chapter stakeholders – students (member’s children), parents (TiE members and CMs), coaches (professors & accomplished entrepreneurs) sponsors, speakers and volunteers who are passionate about children and education.
Several Chapters conduct the TYE program that benefits high schoolers in their local area. The program culminates with a Global Competition. This year, the TiE Young Entrepreneurship Global Competition took place on June 23 – 25, 2017 in Irvine, California, hosted by the TiE SouthCoast. It was an exciting event with over 200 attendees -young high school children, their coaches, parents, judges, organizers and TYE alumni coming together to celebrate youth entrepreneurship and innovation. The Global competition grounds was held at the newly built incubator “Cove” of the Applied Innovation Center at the University of Irvine.
The TYE Global Finals were graced by Ken Venner, CIO of SpaceX and California Congresswomen Mimi Walters. A total of 19 TiE Chapters conducted the program and participated in the TYE Global Finals. This year, for the first time, it was 2 offsite teams won the second (TYE team from TiE Hubli) and third prize (TYE team from TiE Delhi). A big thanks to the TiE SouthCoast for hosting the Global Finals in Irvine. TiE DC has been selected as the Host for the 2018 Global Finals!
TYE Global Finals Winners
Top 3 Awards
First Prize : Chill Wipes from TiE Atlanta
Second Prize : AeroCleanse from TiE Hubli
Third Place : CarryOn from TiE Delhi
Focus Area Awards
Best Teamwork : Second Chance from TiE Boston
Best Execution : Juicerr from TiE Hyderabad
Best Customer Validation: Tasteback from TiE Oregon
Best Lean Canvas : Epiphany Designs from TiE Vancouver
Best Innovation / Maker’s Faire : Nix-it from TiE DC
Best Elevator Pitch : Chill Wipes from TiE Atlanta
Team Chill Wipes of TiE Atlanta took home the grand prize at the TiE Young Entrepreneurs Global Finals. Click on the pic to see the Elevator Pitches of all the 19 participating teams.
As many of you know, the long awaited, brand new backend IT system to power the TiE Network is finally here! Explara has provided the solution, tailor-made for TiE.
Please visit Hub.tie.organd login using your TiE Password. To maintain your Member Profile, you can renew your status, update your profile photo and sync with your linked-in profile for automated updates. Please review the new User Manual for Members for detailed information.
TiE members can view Events at your Chapter, or view All Events taking place across the Network. You can connect with all the Members of TiE or search for Members via their Chapter association. Please bookmark Hub.tie.org to make it one of the sites you visit regularly.
As Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, TiE Ottawa will present its 5th TiECon Canada, bringing together world class speakers, panel discussions and networking sessions to inspire and connect entrepreneurs in the region.
With an expected attendance of over 1,000 delegates and a selection of distinguished speakers, TiECON Chennai provides a global perspective in an Indian context, making it a must attend conference for every Indian Entrepreneur.