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Global Newsletter – July 2018

Dear TiE Members,

This edition of the TiE Global monthly newsletter focuses on the TYE Global Competition, TiE Chapter Awards 2018, the Charter Member Retreat in Prague, and welcoming New TiE Leadership at various TiE Chapters.

Warm regards,
Vijay Menon
Executive Director, TiE Global


Participants at the TIE Young Entrepreneurs Final 2018 in Washington, D.C.

TiE Global conducts the TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program (TYE) for fostering the future generation of entrepreneurs. It integrates classroom sessions, mentoring and business planning, aimed at high school students (grades 9 to 12 or equivalent).
At the end of the program, teams compete at the chapter level Finals first and the winner of each chapter goes on to the Global Competition to compete for $10,000 in cash prizes. This year, the finals were hosted by TiE DC in Washington, on June 22nd-23rd, 2018. This year about 20 Teams presented at the TYE Global Finals.

We would like to thank all the mentors, coaches, parents, and Chapter leaders for making this possible. Our warmest thanks to Professor Mahesh Joshi, Sheela Murthy and Robin Dvorak for all their efforts in making the Global Finals a grand success! Here is the list of all the winners at this year’s TYE Global Finals.



Charter Members and their families at this year’s TiE Global CM Retreat in Prague

The Annual Charter Member Retreat was hosted in Prague, Czech Republic, from June 29th to July 2nd. The Retreat facilitates professional networking as well as informal mingling within our network of 2,800 TiE Charter Members from around the globe. This year over 130 Charter Members registered from all over the world and we hosted over 300 attendees in all.
At the Retreat, multiple activities are planned for CMs and their families, which include networking mixers, inspirational speaker sessions, sightseeing activities, a Gala dinner and an award ceremony celebrating excellence at TiE Chapters around the world. Charter Members witnessed a host of exciting activities planned including seeing the Old Town Square and the Prague Castle. The Entrepreneur Bootcamp for startups in the Czech Republic provided some valuable insights.

Prague Retreat Photo Album


TiE Kerala was awarded the Best Chapter Award 2018

At the recently concluded annual Charter Member Retreat in Prague, TiE Global gave away the Annual Chapter Awards and recognised the Best TiE Chapters in various categories. TiE Kerala bagged the Best Chapter Award 2018. We are proud that a chapter from a smaller city got the much-coveted award. Congratulations to all the winners. Please see all the award winners below.

2018 Best Angel Program – TiE Oregon

2018 Best Support For Youth Entrepreneurs – TiE Atlanta

2018 Most Innovative New Program – TiE Bangalore (Joint Award)

2018 Most Innovative New Program – TiE Hyderabad (Joint Award)

2018 Best Executive Director – Akhila Rajeshwar (TiE Chennai)

2018 Best Support For Women Entrepreneurs – TiE Islamabad

Awards Photos & Videos


There are few distinguished Industry Leaders that are joining the TiE Leadership. We look forward to their involvement in the TiE community. (Click on the Pictures Below to Know More)

Rajan Anandan, MD of Google India is the new Chapter President of TiE Delhi-NCR

Nilanjana Bhowmik, co-founder of VC firm Converge is the first woman Chapter President at TiE Boston

Rubaba Dowla is selected as TiE Dhaka Chapter President

Atul Nishar, Founder & Chairman of Hexaware Technologies Ltd. takes over as TiE Mumbai President


Women Entrepreneurship Summit- New Horizons 2018
(TiE Delhi-NCR)

With the objective of celebrating the achievements of Women business leaders and providing a platform to budding women entrepreneurs, TiE Delhi-NCR hosted the 5th Edition of Women Entrepreneurship Summit: New Horizons on July 20th 2018, in Delhi. The event commenced with a session by Vani Kola, MD, Kalaari Capital.
At the event, TiE Delhi-NCR also awarded WomENABLER awards to 13 women leaders to acknowledge their efforts towards nurturing the startup ecosystem. The awardees included prominent names like Vani Kola (Kalaari Capital); Dr Renu Swarup (BIRAC); Padmaja Ruparel (IAN); Shaili Chopra (SheThePeople); and Shereen Bhan among others.


TiE Global Summit III is in Delhi on November 29-30, 2018

TiE Global Summit (TGS) is the largest Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Summit that takes place once a year across the Globe. It sees participation from successful entrepreneurs, industry leaders, leading investors (VCs, PE, Angels & Banks), senior corporate professionals and academia. In addition, myriad – networking opportunities make TGS an epicentre of ideators, potential leaders and influencers.
TiE Global Summit III will focus on Entrepreneurship as the Engine of Job creation. This year the summit will be held in Delhi at the Taj Palace, Diplomatic Enclave on November 29-30, 2018.

Register Here


TiECON Northwest
Collectively hosted by TiE Oregon, TiE Seattle, TiE Vancouver BC, and TiE Rockies
Denver/August 23-24, 2018

TiECON Atlanta
Hosted by TiE Atlanta
Atlanta/September 28, 2018

TiECON Chennai
Hosted by TiE Chennai
Chennai/October 5-6, 2018

TiECON Detroit
Hosted by TiE Detroit
Detroit/October 6, 2018

TiECON Canada
Hosted by TiE Canada
Ottawa/November 1-2, 2018

TiECON Kerala
Hosted by TiE Kerala
Kochi/November 16-17, 2018

TiE Global Summit III
Hosted by TiE Delhi-NCR
Delhi/November 29-30, 2018

TiE London Entrepreneur Awards & Gala Dinner
Hosted by TiE London
London/December 5, 2018

See All Upcoming Events

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