Startup Yatra- Road to TIECON Chandigarh 2018

16 February 2018.

To promote Start-up and Entrepreneurship in the region TiE Chandigarh and Punjab Govt. organised Startup Yatra event at one of the prominent hotels in Chandigarh.

Government of Punjab is working aggressively to improve the startup culture in our region in association with TiE Chandigarh.

Ms. Amina Baika, DGM & E-governance, Govt. of Punjab took the stage to offer some insights of the Punjab state industrial and business development policy 2017. As per The Industrial and Business Development Policy 2017’ the Government of Punjab has facilitated 10000+ startups with a focus on agro, lifescience, food processing and many other industries with support of  TiE Chandigarh in organizing sensitizing sessions for promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship in the state.

Some of the prominent speakers in the event were Mr. I.S Paul, MD Drish shoes; Mr. Alok Ramsisaria, CEO Grazitti Interactive; Mr. Harvinder Mavi, Founder SouNear; Mr. Taranjeet Singh, Founder Agnext;

Mr. Ashutosh Tiwari, Founder Agronxt deriving insights from their failures and chartering their path to success.  TiE has evolved into World’s Largest not-for-profit Entrepreneurs.

Today our region lacks behind in startup culture scenario due to lack of proper eco system, technology, resources, man-power. One of the highly purpose of TiE Chandigarh’s Startup Yatra was to promote entrepreneurship and startup culture in our region.

TiE Chandigarh’s Startup Yatra is road to TiECON Chandigarh scheduled on 8th – 9th March at Indian School of Business, Mohali. A 2-day conference, exposition, startup awards, live pitching, startup bazaar, funding clinic, networking & more. The event shall have participation of over a thousand entrepreneurs, 30+ prominent speakers, mentors, innovators, investors, startups, educationists, journalists, policy makers & more. TiECON Chandigarh 2018 would focus on uplifting the next generation of entrepreneurs.

TiE Chandigarh’s Startup Yatra left an optimistic impact.

About TiE :

​TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) is a global not-for-profit network of entrepreneurs and professionals. It was established in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, senior professionals and corporate executives for the advancement of entrepreneurship. TiE currently have 13000 members from across 57 countries in the world. The company focuses on generating and nurturing next generation of entrepreneurs​ ​

TiE was founded on the belief that nurturing entrepreneurs will lead to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and encapsulates the true spirit of giving back to the community. It was late C.K. Prahalad, Chief Mentor of TiE who said, “Mentoring is an essential part of building an entrepreneurial culture. More importantly, it is a true reflection of the spirit of giving by charter members.” There are several Mentoring programs at many of the TiE Chapters – both Group mentoring and Personal one-to-one sessions with seasoned entrepreneurs. These include “TiE Institute”, “My Story Sessions”, “Business Builder Breakfast”, Mentoring at “Business Plan Competitions” and many more.

TiE Chandigarh has a specific initiative for this purpose called Mentor Match which addresses to Idea Stage, Early Stage, and Growth Stage startup’s and focus on organizing mentoring sessions for these groups.

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