TiE Mumbai kicks off TiEcon Mumbai, the largest event in the startup | entrepreneurial ecosystem on a high note

TiE Mumbai kicks off TiEcon Mumbai, the largest event in the startup | entrepreneurial ecosystem on a high note

TiEcon Mumbai, the annual flagship event of TiE Mumbai got off to a flying start with more than 1,000 delegates and representatives from the entrepreneurial ecosystem attending the two-day power-packed program. The event themed around ‘2022 – India Ahead’ was held at St. Regis in Mumbai and had an impressive line-up of speakers and special invitees conducting interesting workshops and panel discussions, fireside chats, and parallel sessions.

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO of PayTM presented the opening Keynote at the event followed by a lively discussion moderated by Anand Lunia, Board Member – TiE Mumbai and  . Stressing on the need to develop a more congenial start-up ecosystem Sharma said “as entrepreneurs we need more adventure capitalists”. He also stressed on the importance of giving women their rightful place and respect at workplaces today. “Cash flows are more important than the Balance Sheet” added Sharma. Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO, UIDAI delivered the Keynote address on day 2, speaking on the changing fintech landscape and its impact on businesses and governance.

The two-day conference also had a Celebrity Fire Side Chat hosted by Anand Desai, President TiE Mumbai with Siddharth Roy Kapoor and Vidya Balan.

The two-day event also saw a host of workshops conducted by leading names on technology and finance, the way they are likely to shape businesses over the next five years. From Virtual and Augmented Reality to IOT and Space-tech, the sessions conducted at the event saw experts from industry and the entrepreneurial ecosystem walk the audience through the future of businesses.

Among the many interesting parts of the two-day event was an Investor Fashion Show which saw VCs and Investors walk the ramp with as much ease and elegance with which they spot investment opportunities. Commenting on the two-day insightful program Anand Desai, President TiE Mumbai and founder of DSK Legal said “our vision at TiECon Mumbai 2022 is to create greater awareness and direction for start-ups on emerging trends by 2022 to help them establish great companies by 2022. We have covered all about futuristic technologies that will be prominent by 2022, with a focus on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Big Data, IoT, Space Tech, Virtual Reality, and Machine Learning. These can lead to emergence of giant companies based on these technologies.”

Over 50+ curated startups and 25+ growth stage VC portfolio companies got a chance to showcase their business journeys during the event providing an opportunity to showcase tech & trend developments.

TieCon Mumbai had partnered with global brands, agencies, publishers, start-ups and platform companies to provide deep level engagement with the world’s most hyper-connected professionals.

TiEcon Mumbai 2017

About TiE Mumbai

Founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley, the global network of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) has over 13,000 members across 18 countries. The network is driven by a mission of fostering entrepreneurship through mentoring, incubation and funding promising start-ups.

TiE – Mumbai is one of the most vibrant and fastest growing entrepreneurial ecosystems in the TiE Network, the world’s largest non-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship. With a fast-growing Membership, TiE- Mumbai offers a reach resource pool to an Entrepreneur.

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