Wednesday 17 March 2021

TiE Mumbai hosts multiple mentoring sessions for Startups

Naveen Raju – Executive Director – TiE mumbai

Mumbai, 17 March, 2021 (HPN): Mentoring and guidance are the cornerstone of TiE Mumbai’s philosophy and culture. TiE Mumbai’s continuous endeavor to host relevant engagements has enabled Startups to remotely connect with mentors and experts. These online sessions focus on every aspect, from aiding innovators with answers to their ecosystem-related queries, to addressing concerns regarding the accessibility of funds, to attracting the right investor or devising an effective business plan. 

“Encouraged by the success and participation in our Webinars we strive to create content that would benefit entrepreneurs and startups. They also stand to gain hugely from the experience and expertise of the mentors comprising of top industry stakeholders.” said Naveen Raju, Executive Director, TiE Mumbai. 

Some of the online sessions organized in the current month by TiE Mumbai were –

Global Opportunities– To celebrate St. David’s Day, the National Day of Wales, on March 1, 2021, this session aimed to introduce the participants on the advantages of living, working, and studying, as well as investing in Wales. This enlightening webinar was moderated by Bob Herritty, who is a Welsh native with a long history of working in international businesses.

Idea Validation Session with Rajat Jain– It is said that “Nothing can stop the power of an IDEA whose time has come” but it is also critical to validate if YOUR IDEA has the POWER in it, for sustainable execution & growth, before you move on and start-up! To facilitate this IDEA VALIDATION, TiE Mumbai has launched yet another mentoring format, “Idea Validation Hotline” for all aspiring, budding, early-stage entrepreneurs who have a business Idea/concept. Rajat Jain is An IIT Delhi and IIM Ahmedabad Alumni.  He is a Founder Director of PadUp Ventures, a Knowledge and Mentoring Platform, focusing on providing deep mentoring and incubation services to early stage tech companies as well as other Incubators in India.

Insightful Session with Vinod Keni as the Investor of the Month – Vinod Keni is the Partner-Artha Ventures Fund, Co-founder & Managing Partner- Peachtree Management Advisors and Bottomline Fintech.  An active angel investor, mentor and advisor, Vinod has invested in healthcare, technology, services, cybersecurity, retail & manufacturing. He brings a unique perspective that combines best practices, practical solutions, demonstrated execution capabilities with experience, expertise and extensive networks.

Workshop on Modular equations to Cryptography and Blockchain- This interesting session focused on the application of Modular equations to Cryptography and Blockchain. Modular functions are used in Cryptography, Block chain, Zero knowledge proof – generating large numbers with precision to be used for tracking processing & they can be applied in practically every field and industry. There are infinite symmetries in nature and modular forms give the deep connect between them. Modular equations have applications in many fields and availability of computing power and huge manpower resources that India has can play wonders. India can bring about a paradigm shift in the field of computing.

Building Global Businesses | Entrepreneurs In The World Of Change- This panel discussion was organized by TiE Mumbai in partnership with Amazon. This session brought together multiple stakeholders of the ecosystem from Corporate, businesses & Investors as panelists. The eminent speakers for this discussion were Anjali Bansal- Founder, Avaana Capital, Ashish Ajmera- Co-Founder & Creator, Jackinthebox toys, Mary Ghobrial- Director- Marketplace expansion, Amazon Middle East and Meghana Narayan- Co-Founder, Slurrp Farm.

Some sessions further planned in the month are-

  • Why isn’t crowdfunding the first port of call for start-ups with Ravikant Sabnavis, CEO- Global Oral Care Products
  • Idea Validation Hotline | Ninad Karpe – Partner, 100X.VC
  • Entrepreneurs well-being with Dr. Marcus Ranney- Champion of Wellbeing | Planetary Health | Media and Technology
  • TFN’s Women Foodpreneur Series with Ahana Gautam – CEO & Co-Founder, Open Secret, Dinika Bhatia – Founder & CEO, Nutty Gritties (DRB Foods), Mira Jhala – Operating Partner, ScaleX | Ex- Cure.Fit and Rashmi Daga – Founder, FreshMenu.

About TiE Mumbai

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.

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