The 4th edition of the global summit will focus on empowering Indian start-ups to make a mark globally.
New Delhi: TiE Delhi-NCR, one of the most prolific chapters of the global TiE network, is back with another power-packed edition of TiE Global Summit to be held on 14th and 15th November 2019 at Taj Palace, New Delhi with the theme of ‘Indian Startups, Global Footprints’. This year’s event will explore how the Indian start-up ecosystem has evolved and created global synergies.
TiE Global Summit 4 will act as unique knowledge-sharing platform with the confluence of the greatest and brightest minds of the Indian start-up landscape and thought leaders from across the world . Some of the noteworthy speakers at the event will include Asha Jadeja Motwani, Founder - Motwani Jadeja Foundation & MITLI; Jan Metzger, MD – Citigroup; Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, GOI; Rajan Anandan, President TiE Delhi-NCR; Phanimohan Kalagara, SVP Product & Engineering - Flipkart Online, Krishna Sundaresan, VP Engineering - CISCO Systems India; Mr Deepak Bagla, MD & CEO, Invest India; Shalini Girish, Director- Google Marketing Solutions India; Falguni Nayar, Founder & CEO – Nykaa; Kunal Bahl, Co-Founder & CEO, Snapdeal; Dia Mirza, Actor & UN Environment's Goodwill Ambassador for India; Rana Daggubati, Film Actor, Entrepreneur & Investor; Andy Tsao, Silicon Valley Bank, Kanwal Singh, Managing Partner - Fireside Ventures , Dev Khare, Lightspeed India Partners Advisors , Suchita Salwan , Founder & CEO, LBB & many more. The event will also feature key-note speeches by distinguished Unicorn headliners including Jaspreet Singh, Founder & CEO – Druva, Harsh Jain, Co-Founder & CEO, Dream 11 and Monish Darda, CTO & Co-Founder – ICERTIS wherein they will talk about how their start-ups evolved into high-growth Unicorn companies which have gone global.
The event will host a much sought after panel discussion by key Chinese investors & Founders including Shirley Mao, Executive Director, Strategic Investment Dept. - Xiaomi Inc.; Benny Chen, Managing Partner - BAce Capital; Boris Zha, Founder- Happy Easy Go; Damien Zhang, VP- CDH Capital; Jeffrey Yam, ED –Integrated Capital; Pei-fu Hsieh, Founder- Karbon; Sianna Liu, Co-Founder- Bulbulive Shopping; Lucy Meihan Lin, Partner – India, Renaissance Capital; & Yumei Wang, CBO, Qihoo India Finance (Lending Adda).
Key sponsors for TiE Global Summit include Motwani Jadeja Foundation, Google, Flipkart, Deloitte, SWISS ,CISCO, The Department of Science and Technology, MG Motors, Clix Capital STPI, Bertelsmann India Investments, Kalaari Capital, IAN Fund, Sri Capital, NetApp Accelerator , Microsoft, Dell Technologies, Accenture Ventures & many more. Governments of Tamilnadu, Orissa, Haryana & Uttarakhand will also be showcasing the startups from their state. A stellar list of industry-leading investors including Blume Ventures, Sri Capital , Chiratae Ventures, Fireside Ventures , Unitus Ventures, India Angel Network Fund, Kalaari Capital, Artha Ventures, Bharat Innovation Fund etc. will be a part of this year’s event. In addition to this, Gesture, Advantage Club, Orbo & Lets Transport will be part of the event's special offering the ‘Startup Spotlight’, giving them a chance to get exclusive access to a large community of entrepreneurial influencers and investors.
Speaking on TiE Global Summit 4, Geetika Dayal, Executive Director – TiE Delhi-NCR, said, “TiE Global Summit this year will be far more in depth, dimension and duration than ever before. Two days of exhilarating events are now preceded by 2 more days when Delhi-NCR will be dipped in the fever of entrepreneurship and fun through the theme based events planned in partnership with multiple organisations. Delhi-NCR will turn into a Summit City from 12th to 15th Nov, waiting to welcome delegates and opening its doors to a multitude of activities.Undoubtedly, it is going to be the most conducive platform for start-ups to learn, network and grow, which is why we urge all budding entrepreneurs to join us on this spectacular occasion.”
As always, TiE Global Summit will act as a high-visibility platform for upcoming entrepreneurs and unleash high-calibre networking as well as business opportunities to seek out potential partners, investors, mentors, customers. Apart from this, the fest will offer the right mix of music and fun at the concluding Gala Dinner. Furthermore, the fourth edition of TiE Global Summit will be carried out without the use of any plastic and non-biodegradable materials. Through such a sustainability-led approach, TiE is underlining its commitment not just to the start-up ecosystem but also the environment.
The summit, through its insightful panel discussions, will cover an array of topics including technology trends, global business trends, policy, regulation and taxation, corporate and startup trends, innovation trends, etc. TiE Institute sessions on cracking the sales cycle, managing startup finances & building CPG brands will also be held enabling peer to peer learning. TGS-4 will also provide the backdrop for several coveted start-up awards including the 12th Season of TiE Lumis Excellence Awards, 3rd Season of the TiE QGlue Design Awards and 6th Edition of Spirit of Manufacturing Awards. Apart from these, TiE will also host the 9th edition TiE The Knot – a televised live funding event that will facilitate lucrative investment deals for high-potential start-ups. In previous editions of TiE Global Summit, these prestigious awards have been bestowed upon start-ups including like MakeMyTrip, OYO, Beer Café & many more.
A start-up haven with an agenda to nurture entrepreneurship within the country, TiE Global Summit will greatly contribute to TiE’s vision of making India an unrivalled start-up hub.