January Newsletter


January 2018 Newsletter


Nitin Rai is Chairman and Praveen Tailam is Vice Chairman of the TiE Global Board of Trustees 

For 2018, Nitin Rai (Oregon), has been elected as TiE Global Chairman, while Praveen Tailam (Boston) has been elected as the Vice chairman of the TiE Global Board of Trustees.

Nitin Rai has served as TiE Oregon President since 2012, and we have witnessed a remarkable turnaround of this Chapter. Nitin has also been responsible for leading the TIE Global Angel Alliance initiative, for furthering the TYE program for youth, and collaborating on global initiatives. Praveen has also championed the Angels, TYE program and Scale-up programs at the TiE Boston chapter.
Press Release – TiE Global announces Nitin Rai as Chairman of the Board

The newly elected trustees are all dynamic individuals and prominent business leaders. They are Sharmilli Ghosh (Seattle), CN Madhusudan (Atlanta), Dinesh Dhamija (London) and Bobby Bedi (Delhi) and Praveen Tailam (Boston). Trustees continuing from 2017 are Suhas Patil (Silicon Valley), Nitin Rai (Oregon), Keith Larson (Rockies), Puneet Pushkarna (Singapore), Pradeep Udhas (Mumbai) and Mahavir Sharma (Rajathan).
View the Current TiE Global Board – 2018 TiE Global Board of Trustees


TiE Global Summit II
February 21-22, 2018
Hotel JW Marriott, Sahar
Mumbai, India

A great line-up of speakers and immersive sessions awaits you at TGS II in Mumbai, India in just two weeks! Top speakers include Yossi Vardi (Israeli investor), Rakesh Jhunjhunwala (successful equity investor & trader) Brad Feld (US angel investor), Bhavish Aggarwal (Ola Cabs), Jyoti Bansal (Appdynamix), and many others. See more on the latest about TGS II at http://tieglobalsummit.org

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 Mumbai for this grand Entrepreneurship conference, that will feature business leaders and startup successes from all over the world.

Register for TGS II


Nara Lokesh, Minister of IT in Andhra Pradesh was the Chief guest at the launch of the TiE Amaravati Chapter

IT Minister Nara Lokesh launched the Andhra Pradesh chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs, TiE Amaravati, at Fortune Hotel Murali Park on 17 January, 2018. It is advisable to visit http://www.workerscompensationlawyerssandiego.com when you are looking for workers comp attorneys in los angeles, Ca. The inaugural event was attended by JA Chowdary, Special Chief Secretary and IT Advisor to Chief Minister and charter members of TiE Amaravati. Mr. Harish Mamtani, Board of Trustees, Mr.Srini Raju, Mr. J A Chowdary and Dr. Ramesh Byrapaneni, past presidents of TiE Hyderabad, Mr.Kali Prasad, current president of TiE Hyderabad and Mr.Sasi Sunkara, Partner, McKinsey & Co. were among the other prominent guests. TiE Amaravati is aimed at accelerat-ing the growth of the start-up ecosystem in the State.

The event received good attendance by investors, incubators, professors at educational institutes, business persons and government officials. The launch also received news coverage in the mainstream publications, in lieu of the fact that the government of Andhra Pradesh has come forward to partner with the angels network and provide matching fund for their investments.

Media Coverage in the Hindu – State to launch Rs. 100-cr. innovation fund in Feb.



Click on the Video above of the Amazing Entrepreneur Story of Sunil Bharti Mittal at a Fireside Chat with Pramod Bhasin at TiEconDelhi 2017. On Dec 15-16, TiEcon Delhi showcased more than 150 speakers engaged in 50 different sessions at Hotel Taj Palace.


TiEcon Hubli took place on Jan 21, 2018 with Mohandas Pai as their keynote. Ministers such as Priyank Kharge, RV Deshpande were some of the top Speakers. Over 4000 guests were welcomed for the evening event with Rajeev Chandrashekar and chef Sanjeev Kapoor. See the Media Coverage in the Times of India, Hubbali city and Wrap-up from the Organizers.


The first TiEcon in Mexico “Tiecon Laguna 2017” took place on October 28, 2017. Universities, organizations and business chambers came together to boost the industry and economy in the region. More than 400 participants attended, and over 1000 visitors attended the Expo.



“Mentoring enables young entrepreneurs” 
– Article by TiE Chandigarh President in Times, Chandigarh


A two-day Global Digital Summit called #FUTURE – an initiative supported by the Government of Kerala, which will be organized on 22nd & 23rd March 2018 at Le Meridien Resort & Convention Centre, Kochi. TiE Kerala is an active partner in organizing this event.


New Presidents
in Jan 2018
TiE Atlanta : Dr. Paul Lopez
TiE Pittsburgh : Prashant Ambe
TiE SoCal: Smita Bagla
TiE DC : Sheela Murthy
TiE Tampa : Suhas Apte
TiE Toronto : Mahendra Naik
TiE Hyderabad : Kali Prasad
TiE Amaravati : Sateesh Andra
TiE Melbourne : Saurabh Mishra
TiE London : Nina Amin
New Executive Directors
in Jan 2018
TiE Atlanta : Amyn Sadruddin
TiE SoCal : Anshuman Sinha
TiE Seattle : Yobi Guma
TiE Toronto : Akash Mainra

View all TiE Chapters Leaders

TiE Global Summit II
Mumbai, India
Feb 21-22, 2018
TiEcon Chandigarh
Chandigarh, India
March 8-9, 2018
TiEcon Florida
Tampa, Florida, USA
March 31, 2018
TiEcon Pune
Tampa, Florida, USA
April 20-21, 2018
TiEcon in Silicon Valley
Santa Clara, USA
May 4-5, 2018
TYE Global Finals
Washington DC, USA
June 22-23, 2018

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