TiE India announces launch of TiE Entrepreneurial Summit

• Hyderabad to host global event for the first time between 18th to 20th December, 2013

• TES 2013 to bring World’s Iconic Leaders to mentor budding talent

Online PR News – 10-October-2013 – Hyderabad October 9, 2013: – Hyderabad October 9, 2013: TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) today announced that TES 2013 (TiE Entrepreneurial Summit), Asia’s largest and premier annual conference of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, will be held from 18th December to 20th December 2013, at HICC Hyderabad. Launched in 2006, this is the 7th TES conference. The preceding summits were held at Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.

The theme for TES 2013 is “Yes, You Can! Dream-Think-Achieve”. As a TESer YOU Can & YOU Will be charged-up to move up the virtuous entrepreneurial life cycle of starting up, to raising fund to scale-up to exit, and all this in a 3 day action packed event, in a global world class setting. The theme was launched by Mr.Srini Raju, Chair - TES 2013 and Managing Director - Peepul Capital.

TES is a platform that brings together the entire ecosystem of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, policy makers, industry, thought leaders & other stake holders and acts as a catalyst to fast track ideas into action. With its highly interactive agenda, TES aims to assist the existing and aspiring entrepreneurs of today in finding solutions to common challenges and providing a platform for engagement with India’s leading entrepreneurs and icons.

Commenting on the occasion Mr Murali Bukkapatnam, President - TiE Hyderabad and Managing Director & CEO, getdomestichelp.com, said, “TES as a platform has grown over the years to evolve into a much awaited forum for the various players in the ecosystems – evident from the fact that participation in the event has been significantly increasing every year. This year’s theme is symbolic of what every enterprise is all about - never give up and pursue the dream. We are extremely excited to bring TES for the 1st time to Hyderabad”.

On TES 2013 Mr. Ananth Rao, Convener - TES and Managing Director - Focus Ventures said “This Entrepreneurship Summit is a confluence of venture capitalists, angel investors, small and medium business owners, service providers, aspiring entrepreneurs, foreign delegates and policy makes across the globe as we are fully aware that growth, new opportunities and innovation lies in Entrepreneurship which will unlock India’s latent inventive potential. Such a global event will not only provide an opportunity to the entrepreneurs to explore more growth possibilities for their business through networking but will also help budding entrepreneurs to learn to overcome the challenges in funding and incubation. This summit might lead to attracting investors to consider Andhra Pradesh and India as the prime geographies for their business expansion plans”.

TES 2013 – A Curtain Raiser

TES 2013, will be a gathering of around 2,000 with a diverse mix of the entrepreneurial ecosystem who will come to discuss the incredible journey of innovations to start-ups; start ups to funding, funding to scaling-up; scaling-up to exit; exit to serial entrepreneurship. This huge platform having 200 global speakers and around 2000 entrepreneurs, professionals, investors will come together to understand the business opportunities for taking the enterprises to the next level. The entrepreneurs will get an opportunity to meet and network with great minds from around the world and learn from sharply designed sessions, bounce-off and validate their ideas, business models and plans.

TES 2013 will organize over 100 learning and mentoring sessions with iconic entrepreneurs and “how-to” sessions for start-ups and Investor Meet to pitch their business ideas to Angels, VC’s and Incubators by showcasing their solutions, products and services.

In the previous editions, TES brought together renowned leaders Mr. Ratan Tata, Mr. Narayana Murthy, Mr. K V Kamath, Mr. C K Prahlad, Mr. Nandan Nilekani, Mr. Anand Mahindra, Ms. Chanda Kocchar, Mr. Deepak Chopra, Mr. Shiv Nadar, Mr. Jyotiraditya Scindia and Ms. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. In this 7th edition also TES will have the priviledge to host some of the well known global leaders of the similar stature including international leaders like Rod Canion, Co-founder of Compaq Computer Corporation and Bernard A. Harris, Jr, the 1st African American to perform an extra-vehicular activity (spacewalk) to name a few.

Early Bird Registrations will be open till October 15, 2013 and online registrations can be done on http://www.tiesummit.com/. Over the years TES has sucessfully hosted 500 inspiring and enterprising speakers and over 10,000 enterprising delegates including entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, and other stake holders. For TES 2013, renowned industry associations and networks are partnering which include CII, NASSCOM, ISB, IIT, IIIT, BITS Pilani, NEN, Hyderabad Angel Network, UKTI to name a few.

About TiE

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), was founded in 1992 in silicon valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region with a mission to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking & education to focus on generating & nurturing next generation of entrepreneurs and to dedicate to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and give back to community. TiE is present in 17 countries with 63 chapters and 2500 charter members & 14,000 members.

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