Friday October 30th, 2015 to
Saturday October 31st, 2015,
7:00 AM to 12:00 AM

ITC Grand Chola
Guindy,
Chennai

Online ticket sales is closed

 


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. There are currently 13,000 members, including more than 2500 charter members in 61 chapters across 18 countries. TiE’s mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, education, incubation and funding. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE’s focus is on creating and nurturing next generation of entrepreneurs.

The first and foremost widely known event that TiE hosts is TiECON, which is the largest professional and networking conference for entrepreneurs. TiE also conducts a wide range of programs catering to various industry verticals. Besides its flagship event TiECON – the largest professional conference for entrepreneurs, TiE conducts a wide range of programs including, TiE Institute Series, TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE), Rapid Connect, 1o1 Idea Validations sessions, mentoring events, feature events with successful entrepreneurs to name a few.   

 

TiE Chennai

With over 150 Charter Members and 700. Associate Members, TiE Chennai is actively focused on inspiring, educating and mentoring entrepreneurs in Chennai and Tamil Nadu. The chapter holds regular events, where Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, SMEs, VCs, Government Bodies, educational institutions come together and deliver programs on success stories, business opportunities, buiding enterprises, raising capital, among other topics.Based on the initiatives and the value that the chapter provides for its entrepreneurs, TiE Chennai was recogonised as the Best Chapter in 2014 and one of the Top performing Chapters in 2015 by TiE Global.

TiECON Chennai

TiECON Chennai is the most flagship annual event, that attracts a large audience comprising business leaders, bankers, VCs, entrepreneurs (veteran, emerging and aspiring) as well as students and other members of the public.


MentorConnect
Are you a startup Entrepreneur or an aspiring Entrepreneur who is looking to validate your idea, launch your company or have a burning question on how to take your company into a healthy growth mode? If yes, then the MentorConnect program is ideal for you.

MentorConnect 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 generously share their learning!

At TiEcon , entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to pick a mentor of their choice for a session. During the MentorConnect session, a small set of entrepreneurs will have a round table discussion with an expert Mentor. Participants in these sessions will have the opportunity to introduce their startup ideas, discuss feedback and lessons learned from the Mentors’ entrepreneurial journey

Timing: Over Lunch on 31st October

Pitchfest (31 Oct 2015)

The ability to make a good pitch is a crucial test for an Entrepreneur - to win over Investors, Customers, Business Partners and Employees. TiECON Chennai brings you a great opportunity to pitch to leading angel & venture capital investors under one roof. Get instant feedback & a chance to walk away with attractive prize money & great publicity for your Venture!
Apply Now for PitchFest 2015 - and get connected with TiE Chennai Charter Members - established Entrepreneurs & Executives - who will guide you towards the Next Step.

(Note: The Top 20 Startups - as evaluated by the Charter Members - will qualify to pitch to investors on October 31.)

Awards Night (30 Oct 2015)

A glittering ceremony, on the evening of 30th October, to honour the outstanding Entrepreneurs of the year in various categories. Will be attended by the Who’s Who of Chennai. Entrance normally by invitation, but now, a limited number of tickets available if you Register early enough!

Conference Agenda

Registration
8:00am - 9:00am Oct 31

Opening Session (All delegates)
9:00am - 11:15am Oct 31

All delegates:

Lakshmi Narayanan
Vice Chairman, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Narayanan R
Chairman, Nett 10 Digital Ltd.,

Velumani Dr A
Chairman , Thyrocare

Chandu Nair
CEO, Independent Consultant

Dhiraj Rajaram
Founder and CEO, Mu Sigma

Ronnie Screwvala
Founder, UTV Group, Unilazer Ventures and Swades Foundation

11:15am - 11:30am Oct 31 (Break)

Inspiration Track (All delegates)
11:30am - 1:00pm Oct 31

James Joseph
Founder, CEO, Jackfruit365

Sunny Narang
Venture Developmentalist & Coalition Entrepreneur,Anglian Omega Ventures

Vibhu Natarajan
Founder and CEO, Vimaana Landscapes

Ravi Gururaj
Head, Product Council, NASSCOM

Masterclass/Colleges (Special session)
11:30am - 1:00pm Oct 31

Ganesan Kannabiran
Professor, NIT, Trichy

Paul Basil
Founder, CEO, Villgro

Ashwin Mahalingam
Asst Professor, IITM Incubation Cell

Vish Viswanathan
CEO, UBICS Inc.,

Dorai Thodla
CEO, iMorph Inc

Suresh Kumar K
General Manager, PSG-STEP

Balachandran A
General Manager, Vellore Institue of Technology, Technology Business Incubator

PR Ganapathy
President (India), Villgro Innovations Foundation

A J Balasubramanian "AJB"
Co-Founder / Partner, Techruit

Ashok Jhunjhunwala
Professor, IIT Madras

Sivakumar M
CEO, ICT Academy of Tamilnadu

Annie Jacob
Director, KCG College of Technology

Masterclass/Outsourcing (Registered delegates)
11:30am - 1:00pm Oct 31

Venugopal C
Chief Mentor, Startup Buddy

Nagaraj Krishnan
Managing Director, Aparajitha

Sahil Barua
Co-Founder & CEO, Delhivery

Ashwin Ramaswamy
Founder, Contract IQ

Masterclass/Lean Startup (Registered delegates)
11:30am - 1:00pm Oct 31

Vikram Bhaskaran
Co-Founder and Chief Microbe, Germ.io

Rammohan Reddy
Founder, Lean Mantra

Pitchfest (Registered delegates)
11:30am - 1:00pm Oct 31

Lunch and Networking
1:00pm - 2:00pm Oct 31

MentorConnect (Registered delegates)
1:00pm - 2:00pm Oct 31

Lakshmi Narayanan
Vice Chairman, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Anupam Pahuja
General Manager, Paypal

Krishnan J
CEO, Unimity Solutions

Meenakshisundaram T C
CEO, IDG Ventures

Aarthi Sivanandh
Partner, JSA Law

Ram Vishwanathan
CEO, Nathan Research Inc.

Ramaraj R
CEO, Elevar Advisor Pvt Limited

Raju Venkatraman
Founder, Medall Diagnostics

Inspiration Track (All delegates)
2:00pm - 4:00pm Oct 31

Arunkumar Manivannan
Founder and MD, Casa Grande

Richa Kar
Founder and CEO, Zivame

Lekha Washington
Entrepreneur / Actor / VJ, Entertainer

Rajiv Lochan
MD and CEO, The Hindu

Vijay Mahajan
Founder and Chairman, BASIX Group

Masterclass/Colleges (Special session)
2:00pm - 4:00pm Oct 31

Ganesan Kannabiran
Professor, NIT, Trichy

Paul Basil
Founder, CEO, Villgro

Ashwin Mahalingam
Asst Professor, IITM Incubation Cell

Vish Viswanathan
CEO, UBICS Inc.,

Dorai Thodla
CEO, iMorph Inc

Suresh Kumar K
General Manager, PSG-STEP

Balachandran A
General Manager, Vellore Institue of Technology, Technology Business Incubator

PR Ganapathy
President (India), Villgro Innovations Foundation

A J Balasubramanian "AJB"
Co-Founder / Partner, Techruit

Ashok Jhunjhunwala
Professor, IIT Madras

Sivakumar M
CEO, ICT Academy of Tamilnadu

Annie Jacob
Director, KCG College of Technology

Masterclass/Customer Acquisition (Registered delegates)
2:00pm - 4:00pm Oct 31

Preetha Sukthankar
Founder, Label Corp

Jatin Singh
CEO, Skymet

Swati Bhargava
Co-Founder, CashKaro

Masterclass/Funding (Registered delegates)
2:00pm - 4:00pm Oct 31

Mithun Sacheti
CEO, Caratlane

FounderConnect (Registered delegates)
2:00pm - 4:00pm Oct 31

Pitchfest (Registered delegates)
2:00pm - 4:00pm Oct 31

C2 Coffee and Networking
4:00pm - 4:30pm Oct 31

Closing Session
4:30pm - 5:50pm Oct 31

Mohan Raman
Television actor & Management trainer,

Deep Kalra
Founder, MakeMyTrip

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