HYDERABAD: TiE, Hyderabad will be hosting the World’s Largest Entrepreneurship Summit. It will be formally kicked off on December 8th and will go on until 10th non-stop 60 hours across global time zones.
The summit based on the theme ‘Entrepreneurship 360’ will focus on issues faced and challenged by entrepreneurs, provide a platform for funding, insights into strategies to grow and scale business with focus on new start-up ideas, investments in start-ups, pitching tactics to help start-ups attract b2b and b2c businesses and scaling strategies to grow their business revenues.
Mr. M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, will formally inaugurate the Summit, where Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and MSME, Arvind Kejirwal, Chief Minister of Delhi, K.T. Rama Rao, Minister of MA & UD, Industries and IT&C, Telangana, N. Chandrababu Naidu, Leader of Opposition, Andhra Pradesh will also participate.
A total of 25 TiE chapters from Americas, Europe, Africa, India, APAC will be represented at the summit.
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TiE, the world’s largest network of successful entrepreneurs and professionals will be hosting the ‘TiE Global Summit 2020’ through an online platform due to COVID-19 pandemic as there are travel, social distancing restrictions world over.
Global leaders such as John Chambers, Sir. Ronnie Kohan, Jesse Draper, Gautam Adani, NR Narayana Murthy, IndraNooyi, Mohandas Pai, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Swati Piramal, Rohini Nilekani,VineetNayar, Tim Draper, Vijay Sekhar Sharma, Ritesh Agarwal, Kiran Majumdar Shaw, Sheryl Sandberg, IndraNooyi among others are likely to attend.
Distinguished world political leaders such as President of Mauritius, President of Costa Rica, Nobel laureates including Abhijit Banerjee, Mohammad Yunus, and spiritual leaders Sri SriRavishankar, Sadhguru, Sridharan, DajiKamlesh Patel, and Bollywood Actor Kunal Kapoor will be addressing the summit.
The summit will provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs to network and access global customers through an Artificial Intelligence based Match Making Platform to help sellers find buyers from among 20,000 attendees.
Women awards have been planned to acknowledge and motivate women entrepreneurs. A total of 100+ highly successful global entrepreneurs will be showcasing the exhibit their products and services.
Keynote sessions, technology lounge, investor lounge, pitch competitions, boot camps are planned to add value to the 20,000 start-ups and entrepreneurs attending the summit.
The summit will be attended by 200+ Global Investors who have potential ability to invest about $250 to $500 million to fund the most suitable entrepreneurs.
Speaking on the announcement, Mahavir Sharma - Chairman TiE Global, said, “The TiE Global Summit 2020 is very unique initiative, perhaps the largest and most diverse gathering of entrepreneurs and investors on a virtual platform (due to covid-19). It aims at bringing together start-ups, entrepreneurs, global leaders including heads of countries, successful business leaders, investors with a strong intent to invest in start-ups and enhance opportunities for startups across India to get investments worth billions of dollars. Also act as a gateway to provide Indian entrepreneurs gain market access to countries such as United States, Canada, LatAm, Middle East, Europe and APAC.”
Sridhar Pinnapureddy, President, TiE, Hyderabad said, “With 20,000 start-ups and entrepreneurs attending the summit we aim to help solve their most critical problems such as acquiring new customers in India and overseas, access to funding, mentors and board members. 200 Startups will be funded, around 40,000 1-on-1 interactions between entrepreneurs, mentors and others.” He further added, “This summit reinforces TiE’s commitment to fostering entrepreneurship globally. The TiE Global Summit will continue to act as platform to nurture, grow and demonstrates our dedication and commitment to helping generate employment through entrepreneurs and contribute to world economy”
Manohar Reddy, Vice President, TiE, Hyderabad said, “TGS 2020 is the largest entrepreneurship conference anywhere in the world so far. And am confident this attempt by us to help foster entrepreneurship and address their challenges through AI based match making technology, ecosystem partners such as investors, incubators, accelerators, Industry innovation heads will truly take shape and help propel the entrepreneurial ecosystem.”