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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (NewsVoir)
• TiECon Mumbai 2020 Keynote Speakers focus on Innovation and technology such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, BlockChain.
• First time ever at TiECon Mumbai – A startup Expo with more than 150 Startups exhibited their products.
• EpiCentre of Start up Creation
• Trillion dollar Digital Economy by 2015
• Emphasizes on strengthening capabilities and fostering Co-creation.
• Epitome of Digital Innovation and Economic Transformation
• Era of Robots, Drones, Star Wars.
The 11th Edition of TiECon Mumbai kick started on an enthusiastic note with marquee speakers focusing on ways to accelerate growth, drive more intelligent engagement and methods to empower business building ideas.
Mr. Atul Nishar, President, TiE-Mumbai said, “The four principles to accelerate transformational growth are job creation, skilling, training force, ethics and build sustainable business models. Start Ups should align interest with the national interest.”
Held at NCPA, Nariman Point, Mumbai, the opening day saw sessions with iconic speakers ranging from Deepak Parekh, Narayana Murthy, Mohandas Pai.and many others.
Deepak Parekh shared his journey and learnings. He said, “Age is no bar, All you need is idea, ability, patience and ability.” He advocated the importance of learning by doing philosophy, humility, open door policy and “build life worth and not net worth”. HDFC will soon announce 100 Cr per year fund scheme to invest in startups.
Keynote Speaker Mohandas Pai quoted, “AI will dominate the core of next exponential enterprises, rewriting the fundamentals of the establishment and this is the opportunity to capture. Mumbai, being the financial hub and epicenter of action has to lead India. This is an era of Robots, Star Wars.”
Mr. Ratan Tata was conferred Life Time Achievement Award TiECon Mumbai 2020.
Narayana Murthy advised the aspiring entrepreneurs to create enterprises with highest standards of integrity, ethics and honesty. Assisted technology will help human beings by making them more productive.
This year’s theme, ‘The Decade of Startups – Kickstarting the Future’ is designed with the intention to explore, bring forth the most disruptive innovative ideas and nurture with expertise, opinions, access, consultation and resources paving way to aspiring Unicorns. India offers a blockbuster market with digital savvy population and a favorable demographic composition attracting global investors.
The 2-day forum focuses on tech driven innovation. The other highlights are Pitch room, Start Expo, Masterclasses, Start up Clinic, Co- founder dating.
TiE-Mumbai is Western India’s premium conclave, a melting pot of Start ups with Industry Legends to celebrate innovation. It is a platform of provocative ideas, brilliance, talent, products, brilliance, investments and governance.
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. Since 1992. TiE has been supporting entrepreneurs by offering education, mentorship, networking and funding opportunities. The mission of TiE is to foster entrepreneurship globally through the 5 pillars of TiE: mentoring, networking and education, funding and incubation. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community. TiE’s focus area is to generate enable the next generation of entrepreneurs. There are currently 11,000 members, including over 2,500 charter members in 60 chapters across 17 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 generating and nurturing our next generation of entrepreneurs.
Image: Atul Nishar lighting the lamp during the inauguration of TiEcon Mumbai 2020 as Deepak Parekh and the TiE Mumbai board look on