Entrepreneurs are people who dream, bring about change and inspire millions. TiEcon, hosted by TiE Silicon Valley, is the largest confluence of such entrepreneurs, dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship. In its 23rd year, TiEcon will focus on the leading areas of innovation and bring together seasoned experts from multiple industries to brainstorm on technologies of the future. Ranked alongside Demo, TED and World Economic Forum, TiEcon is one of the top ten conferences worldwide for ideas and entrepreneurship, as recognised by Worth magazine.
Attended by more than 4600 professionals from over 22 countries in 2015, the two-day conference this year is expected to see enhanced participation of industry veterans and present great opportunity for networking with venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and senior executives from successful companies responsible for driving the top technology trends.
Attend TiEcon 2016 to connect with mentors, find co-founders, get recognized in the TiE50 program, showcase your solutions in the Expo area, and enjoy great food and entertainment.
May 6th, Friday: Future of Cloud & IT, Data Economy, and Internet of Things
May 7, Saturday: Trending Tech, Social Entrepreneurship, Youth Entrepreneurship, and Best Practices track for Entrepreneurs
Star Attractions for Aspiring Entrepreneurs:
Mentor Connect provides TiEcon attendees an invaluable opportunity to meet with mentors – experienced entrepreneurs, TiEcon speakers and TiE Charter members who have lived through the entrepreneurship experience and are willing to share their learnings.
At TiEcon, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pick a mentor of their choice for a session. During the Mentor Connect sessions, no more than five entrepreneurs will have a round table discussion with an expert mentor. Participants in these sessions will have the opportunity to introduce their startup ideas and discuss feedback and lessons learned from the mentors’ entrepreneurial journey.
Timing: Lunchtime on Friday and Saturday
How to Sign up: Register for TiEcon using the ‘Register Now’ button on webpage www.tiecon.org/mentor-connect and select the option ‘Interested in Mentor Connect’. We will send you a link to sign up for MentorConnect after you register for TiEcon.
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, a daylong invite-only session, will take 100 budding international entrepreneurs through a rigorous readiness program including making mock presentations to get ready for making pitches to investors and venture capitalists.
As the fastest growing economy in the world, India presents significant opportunities for entrepreneurs. Destination India explores these opportunities and challenges of doing business in India, especially opportunities in defence, electronic system design manufacturing, Digital India, and rapidly changing infrastructure of payments and financial technology. It will feature speakers from industry, government, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.