Global November Newsletter


November 2017 Newsletter
Dear Members,

The TiE Global Angels have been going from strength to strength. This month they have made an investment in a exciting healthcare startup. With CMs from 10 Chapters investing, we are truly leveraging the power of the network to fund entrepreneurs.

October and November are busy months for several TiE Chapters, with many flagships events taking place in the TiE ecosystem. TiE SoCal, TiEcon Canada, TiE ISB Connect, TIE Boston’s Scaleup, TiEcon Chennai, TIEcon Detroit and so many more blockbuster events that our Chapter have organized for benefit of our members. Several Chapters are also celebrating their annual Holiday parties or Gala evenings.

We have a great line-up of speakers and sessions coming together for TGS II in Mumbai, India. Check out the new site at This is a an event that truly taps into the Global Network that TiE – bringing to the fore international business leaders to speak to our entrepreneurial community.

– Suhas Patil
Chairman, TiE Global

TiE Global Angels investment

Patti White, CEO of Hemex Health recently received $500K from TiE Global Angels. Image source : 1859 Oregon Magazine

Hemex Health, a Portland, Oregon, based medical device company, raised over $600,000 from TiE Global Angels network that included Charter Members from several TiE Chapters from Oregon, Silicon Valley, Washington DC, London, SoCal, SouthCoast, Mumbai, Houston and Chennai.

Hemex Health is a biotechnology startup that has developed a device for testing malaria and sickle cell disease, and is based at the OTRADI Bioscience Incubator in Portland Oregon.   The TiE investments pushed Hemex beyond its seed capital goal of $3M.  Additionally, the TiE Angels investment has brought Hemex advisors and board members to help launch its product in India and Africa.

Learn more about the Hemex Health investment from TiE Angels in this Press release.

TiE Global Summit II

February 21-22, 2018
Hotel JW Marriott, Sahar
Mumbai, India
BV Jagadeesh moderates keynote session with Sanjay Mehrotra,  CEO of Micron Technology and co-founder of SanDisk at the TGS 2016 in New Delhi

An great line-up of speakers and immersive sessions awaits you at TGS II in Mumbai early next year! Top speakers include Bhavish Aggarwal (Ola Cabs), Dheeraj Pandey (Nutanix), Jyoti Bansal (Appdynamix), Yossi Vardi (Israeli investor), Brad Feld (US Investor), and many others. See more on the latest about TGS II at

At last years’ TGS, there were 3000+ attendees, record number of 500+ CMs, and 20 TiE Chapters participating. International delegations were present in big numbers, making it a truly global Summit. Do plan to be in India for this grand Entrepreneurship conference, that will feature business leaders and startup successes from all over the world.

Register for TGS II


With TiE’s new Intranet, members can view the Global Calendar of Events, search by Chapter and register for various Chapter events. With TiE Hub, members can also easily connect with each other, and find members from different locations and industries. It’s a one-stop source for all that’s going on in TiE!

Login to : HUB.TIE.ORG


TiE ISB Connect has been jointly organized by TiE Hyderabad and Indian School of Business for several years to foster and nurture entrepreneurship and build up the start-up ecosystem of Hyderabad. The conference was held on Sep 7-8 2017, and focused on the next wave of wealth creation in India, specifically looking at what the opportunity landscape is, where and how the entrepreneurs can create business models to go after the next trillion dollar opportunities being created.

The keynote address at TiE ISB Connect 2017 was given by Rajiv Kumar (Corporate Vice President, Microsoft). (Video above)

Inspirational talk by Rahul Narayan (Founder, Team Indus) at TiE ISB Connect 2017 (Video above)
TiE ISB Connect 2017, Hyderabad
TiE Silicon Valley held CMO Inflect on September 21st at the Computer History Museum, and attracted 200+ marketing executives and business leaders. The event took a deep dive look into latest marketing trends insights and ideas. Keynote speakers included Jeffrey Hayzlett,  founder of the C-Suite Network and former CMO of Kodak who kicked off the conference. Other speakers included Alix Hart (Global Head of Digital Marketing, NVIDIA), John Ellett (CEO, nFusion), Heidi Bullock (CMO, Engagio), among others. Read more about Insights on CMO Inflect on this Blog
TiE StartupCon 2017, Boston
The largest conference of its kind in New England, TiE StartupCON took place on October 6th, bringing together innovators, business leaders, and funders to celebrate accomplishments of startups in their ecosystem, and learn about emerging opportunities. The conference featured 50 of the region’s top startups in 2016 including Artlifting, Buttery, Spot Park, and Fasten. (Image of Laura Teicher, ED of TiE Boston with Jeff Eckman, founder and CEO of Blue Green Brands, an agile marketing technology company that delivers exponential growth in returns on marketing.)
TiEcon SouthWest 2017
TiEcon Southwest 2017, brought together 500+ entrepreneurs, corporate executives, venture capitalists and business professionals for a great combination of substantive conversation, education and peer networking on October 28, 2017. Speakers included Blockchain entrepreneur (Erick Miller at Coincircle), Machine Learning guru (Anima Anandkumar at Amazon and Caltech)- photo above, Women venture capitalist (Jesse Draper at Halogen) among others Speakers who provided incredible breadth of knowledge and experiences in one day, and energized and inspired the entrepreneurs to think Big and think outside-the-box. TiE founder A.J. Patel and Suhas Patil were also present to share their stories and passions on what led to the creation and growth of TiE.
TiEcon Canada 2017, Ottawa
TiE Ottawa held its fifth annual TiECon Canada 2017 on 2-3 November celebrating many milestones – 150th Birthday of Canada, 25th anniversary of TiE, 15th anniversary of TiE Ottawa and the 5th anniversary of TiECon Canada. With attendance of approximately 500, TiECon Canada attracted over 100 start-ups, world class speakers, technology leaders and investors. Organized in collaboration with the City of Ottawa, TiECon Canada 2017 solidified TiE Ottawa as one of the key player in city’s entrepreneurship ecosystem. (Image of Fireside chat with Manu Sharma and Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer prize for journalism.

Major TIE Events in December

Happy Hour & Member Appreciation
Atlanta, USA
December 5, 2017
TiE London Gala Dinner
London, UK
December 6, 2017
TiE Oregon 10 Year Celebration
Portland, USA
December 7, 2017
Global Calendar of Events
TiE @20 GALA
Boston, USA
December 13, 2017
Yuletide Holiday Party
Florida, USA
December 13, 2017
TiEcon Delhi
Delhi, India
December 15-16, 2017
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