With the central Theme, Ideate, Innovate and then Leap TiECON 2020 to focus on challenges and problems faced by Startups
Punjab Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh to attend TiECON2020
TiECON 2020 to work on strengthening the investment scenario in Punjab for Startups
– More than 50 Start-Ups from Punjab and Chandigarh to showcase their products
– To feature more than 1500 participants and around 50 renowned speakers
Chandigarh, 25 February, 2020
With a central theme, Ideate, Innovate and then Leap and to handhold the region – based budding entrepreneurs , TiECON Chandigarh 2020 , North India’s biggest startup and Entrepreneurial Event will be held on 29 February , 2020 at the Indian School of Business ( ISB ) , Mohali .
Focused on opportunities and challenges faced by young and emerging entrepreneurs, the 5 th edition of TiECON2020 will be attended by Capt. Amarinder Singh , Chief Minsiter , Punjab and will be featuring more than 1500 participants and around 50 renowned speakers who will be interacting with the aspiring entrepreneurs and around 150 companies participating at the Expo stalls and Start – up Bazaar. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiECON Chandigarh’s prime focus is to nurture future leaders and entrepreneurs.
The lineup of the speakers include public leaders, government leaders, diplomats, entrepreneurs, eco system builders, top notch entrepreneurs, mentors, innovators, investors, startups, educationists, journalists, policy makers and different funding agencies such as banks and angel networks.
“The conference will focus on budding entrepreneurs and would focus on issues confronting the start-up eco-system in the northern region. In addition to this, it will also focus on subject such as scale and sustain a Start-Up. In short our idea, is to nurture start –ups in the north, so that it can emerge as one of the potential job opportunities for the youth,” said Munish Jauhar , President, TiE, Chandigarh Chapter
“The platform will also networking opportunities for start-ups with successful entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists and policy makers, “he further adds
Stressing upon need to strengthen Start-Up Ecosystem in North, Mr IS Paul, Managing Director, Drish Shoes Ltd stated “The Northern region has lot of educational institutes, but job opportunities are limited. Punjabi’s across the globe are known for their entrepreneurship skills. So, in a scenario, when there is abundance of manpower there is immense potential for Start-Ups. The budding entrepreneurs need right guidance and policy support. Through TieCon 2020, we are taking a step forward in this direction.”
Prominent participants include, sportsperson Abhinav Bindra, Olympic Gold Medalist; Policy maker Vini Mahajan – Additional Chief Secretary, Investment Promotion & Industries & Commerce
Entrepreneurs Aditya Ghosh , Member Board of Directors , OYO ; K Ganesh , Chairman Portea Medical; Gary Wilson Founder Get Me Links; Harbhajan Kaur Founder Harbhajan’s; Academician Rajendra Srivastava – Dean Indian School Of Business
Other speakers include Steven Campbell -The Brain Whisperer -Speaker, Author, Radio Host; Craig Campbell – SEO Trainer & Consultant Craig Campbell SEO; Suresh Vedula Head Google India consumer Hardware Partnerships, Tania Friederichs Head Of Research & Innovation European Union; Sanjay Nekkanti – Founder Dhruva Space; V Gnana Gandhi Senior Vice President Propulsion Skyroot Aerospace; and Vivek Gupta – Founder Licious are among the prominent speakers who will dwell upon a way forward to enhance the startup industry in this part of the region .
The conference divided into different sessions, will strive to create an energizing entrepreneurial environment for startup founders to get inspired & take off. It shall bring together diverse, innovative & dynamic ventures to showcase an expert ecosystem & ignite entrepreneurial minds.
In addition to discussions and plenary sessions, the exclusive exposition at TiECon Chandigarh 2020 will provide an ideal platform for early stage to later stage companies to showcase its products & services to the attendees. More than 50 Start-Ups from Punjab and Chandigarh will showcase their products at a pavilion called “Start Up Bazaar”. These start-ups are spread across different sectors such as IT, Fitness, Arts, Edtech, Education, E-commerce and Skill Development.
It would also serve as an excellent networking opportunity to meet the industry experts, peers, leaders & decision makers to make meaningful connections, partnerships, build your brand and expand your target market.
The main attraction of the event will be exclusive appearance of “Sophia” – The World’s First Humanoid at TiECon 2020 first time in North India. Sophia The human robot, modeled after the ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti, is known for human-like appearance and behavior compared to previous robotic variants.