TiE Announces the Theme for Its Upcoming Global Summit


TiE, the world’s largest network of entrepreneurs and investment professionals announces the theme of its first ever Global Summit – ‘A Million Entrepreneurs, NOW.’ The conference will be held in the Indian capital, New Delhi on December 16-17, 2016 at the Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi. Through its vast network of entrepreneurs across the Globe and with 61 chapters in 18 countries, TiE is creating a platform for entrepreneurs and investors to learn, network and share ideas with other like-minded people. TiE Global Summit will be the largest such conference for entrepreneurs anywhere in the world. India has emerged as a hub for innovation and digital transformation, and entrepreneurship is being encouraged through various government initiatives like Standup India-Startup India, Make-In-India, Digital India and Skill India. Over the last few years, 9 unicorns have emerged, putting the Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem on the global map. With Indian start-ups closely being observed by investors across geographies, scouting for opportunities to invest in potential unicorns, TiE Global Summit 2016 is focused towards building a scenario of a million startups. The platform will be an ideal opportunity for stakeholders to get a piece of the world’s next start-up capital. The summit will host marquee speakers like, Narayana Murthy, Founder, Infosys Limited; Padmasree Warrior, CEO, NEXTEV USA; Uday Kotak, Executive Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Kotak; Pramod Bhasin, Founder, Genpact; Divyank Turakhia, Founder & CEO, Media.Net; Deep Nishar, Managing Director, SoftBank Group International; Katrina Kaif, British Film Actress & Model; Hitesh Oberoi, Copromoter, MD & CEO, InfoEdge; Ramesh Raskar, Scientist, Facebook; Sanjay Mehrotra, Co-founder & CEO, SanDisk. “India is a very competitive market and the Start-ups in India are partnering and benefiting from experienced entrepreneurs and mentors to fuel their growth. Venture Capitalists, Serial entrepreneurs and the Government are coming together to help entrepreneurs maximise their true potential. TiE Global Summit is bringing leading entrepreneurs from across the globe under one roof for 2 days of networking, learning, funding and finding the right partners for the start-ups and entrepreneurs to accelerate innovation and growth” said Saurabh Srivastava, Chairman Emeritus of TIE Delhi-NCR and former TIE Global Board Member. Talking about the potential of the summit, Venktesh Shukla, Chairman TiE Global said, “By bringing together world class entrepreneurs and industry leaders at the forefront of digital transformation worldwide, this Summit also hopes to inspire entrepreneurs to think big and think global" While the two-day conference will showcase various presentations, Fire-side chats with experts, Panel Discussions, Analyst Chats, Start-up Pitch Session, Demo Sessions on Tech Trends, TiE-Lumis Entrepreneurial Awards, it will also cover various trending topics in the startup ecosystem like, Fintech, Retail & Ecommerce – The Fight for the Consumers Wallet, She Means Business- Women Entrepreneur, IOT, Product Management & Building Brands, , Make in India, Emerging Technologies, Social Entrepreneurship, Not Funded/Lifestyle Business, HIT happens, Young Achievers, GP: Know your numbers. TiE Global Summit offers many sessions and activities, outside the tracks, such as TiE Institute, TiE the Knot, Mentor Connect, VC Connect, mentoring in motion, and others, that enable the entrepreneurs, exhibitors and venture capitalists to connect with each other and take complete advantage of their two days at TIE Global Summit. For more information about TiE Global Summit and TiE Global please visit www.tieglobalsummit.org About TiE Global TiE Global, is a not for profit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship around the World. TiE strives to inspire entrepreneurs through mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding programs and activities. With nearly 2000+ events held each year, TiE brings together the entrepreneurial community to learn from local leaders, as well as each other. For more information, please visit our website at tie.org

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