India's Biggest Entrepreneurial Event Set to Take Off on Sept 30

Delhi, India (PressExposure) September 21, 2011 -- • CK Prahalad Memorial lecture to commemorate the management guru's achievement and contribution
• TiE Institute to conduct a series of sessions for 'MiniMBA' inputs
• Deal flow session to bring investors and entrepreneurs face to face
• TiE-Lumis awards to celebrate start-up excellence

The power of entrepreneurship and innovation to transform India into one of the leading economies of the world will be visible in full measure at the TiEcon Delhi 2011. The entrepreneurial event, among the biggest in Asia, begins on September 30 at Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi.

The annual flagship event of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Delhi-NCR chapter, will see over 1500 attendees listen to the first CK Prahalad Memorial Lecture, set up in memory of the renowned Michigan University Professor who foresaw the power of bottom of the pyramid and went on to co-author the global best seller by that name.

The memorial lecture will bring alive Prof C K Prahalad's contribution to the field of social entrepreneurship and innovation-two values that will be discussed, debated and demonstrated though the 2-day conference that attracts celebrated thought leaders, successful entrepreneurs, budding entrepreneurs, students wishing to create jobs for others rather than look for one for themselves.

"Indian entrepreneurship is being recognized globally. The power of Indian innovation is proving its mettle world over. This sets the stage for the recognition of the power of Entrepreneurship in transforming India-the theme for this year's event," says Sanjeev Bikhchandani, President of TiE Delhi NCR, one of the largest among 57 chapters worldwide.

The eleventh TiECon will also see the TiE Institute conduct a series of parallel sessions to equip participants to come and face the hurdles during their entrepreneurial journey--from raising funds and managing finances to effective marketing strategies and attracting talent.

"It will be a 16-hour 'Mini MBA' in entrepreneurships with hundreds of experiential nuggets coming from TiE charter members like Raman Roy, Mohit Goyal, Saurabh Srivastava, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Alok Mittal, Pradeep Gupta, Pramod Bhasin, Bobby Bedi and Deep Kalra," says Geetika Dayal, Executive Director, TiE Delhi-NCR.

Instituted in 2008, the TiE-Lumis Excellence Awards program will recognize fast growing, high potential startups that are breaking new ground with intense passion and innovation. The jury will include entrepreneurial legend and TiE Chairman Emeritus Saurabh Srivastava, among others. Previous winners include some of the most inspiring and successful entrepreneurial stories of India, including, mChek.

Among the other compelling aspects of TiECon Delhi 2011, Atul Dhawan, Chairperson of TiEcon 2011 organising committee said, "Innovative sessions planned for TiECon Delhi 2011 include a deal flow session where shortlisted entrepreneurs will get a chance to pitch their plans to scores of national and international investors."

Among the sessions that will be brought up for discussion to help India gain its rightful place in the world will include evolving DNA of Entrepreneurship, Emerging Opportunities in Healthcare, Agriculture, Skill Development, Infrastructure and Urbanisation.

Online registrations are open at

About The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE)

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) is the world's largest organization dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship. 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 over 15,000 members and more than 2,500 charter members in 57 chapters across 14 countries. TiE's mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE's focus is on nurturing our next generation of entrepreneurs
TiE members include senior and successful Entrepreneurs, VCs, Angel Investors, Private Equity, and Law Firms, Tech and Management professionals, SME's, aspiring entrepreneurs and students.

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