TiE-ISB CoNNect generates significant investment interest in Hyderabad

“While Digital disruption is no doubt changing the business landscape and there are many innovative approaches to solving problems, entrepreneurs will need to focus on replicability and scalability of their business ideas to be successful.” These were the words spoken at the TiE-ISB CoNnect by Mr. Anil Bhansali, Managing Director, Microsoft India (R&D) Pvt. Ltd. on building replicable and scalable AI Models.

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 over 2,500 charter members in 61 chapters across 18 countries. TiE’s mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, education, incubating, and funding. TiE is mainly focussed on supporting and nourishing the next generation of startups. They have together with the Indian School of Business (ISB) and have aimed at the fostering of entrepreneurial development in the city. Their main motive is to create a startup eco system in the city through mentoring, networking and education.

This year the TiE-ISB CoNNect took place in a 2-day event in October and got concluded on the 27th of October. This event witnessed participation and encouragement of over 700 delegates representing entrepreneurs, investors, incubators etc,.

On the second day, TiE signed an MoU with National Research Development Corporation and Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, the IT Secretary of the Government of Telangana addressed that Transactional Analysis will be empowering the nation to allow small entrepreneurs to make incremental revenue by becoming digital partners. They have also conducted panels to discuss on health care, home health, m-payment, e-payments, provision of jobs, skills encouragement, etc,.


INR 330 Crores worth investment interest leads generated after over 100 one on one investor meetings organized at the event. They have felicitated many entrepreneurs and stakeholders during the closing ceremony.

An event of this kind is the most needed to encourage and improve the health and prosperity of the startup eco-system in the generation.

TiE-ISB Connect 2016 also felicitated the enterprising startups and other stakeholders during the closing ceremony.

Award Winners

Investor Connect

  • Most Attractive Startup – MELTAG
  • Most Attractive Investor – Kalari Capital

Mentor Connect

  • Most Engaged Mentor – Ms. Nandita Sethi
  • Most Engaged Mentee – Mr. Surreesha Jagarlamudi

Guardian Angel

  • Stumagz
  • ChitMonks

Best Hi-Tech

  • Sugar Maths

Disruptive Business Model

  • Orange Tree Technologies

High Growth Startup

Best Enterprise Software

  • DarwinBox

Best Environment Impact

  • Basil Enterprises

All rounder

  • Vasist


Here are details about First Ever TiE Global Summit is schedule December 16th 17th, 2016 in New Delhi.