TiE50 is TiE Silicon Valley’s premier annual awards program keenly contested by thousands of technology start-ups worldwide. Awards are announced at TiEcon, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. TiE is a global, not-for-profit network of entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship. TiE provides a platform for mentoring, networking and education for technology entrepreneurs worldwide. Our global network of 54 chapters located in most major North American, Asian and European countries and cities with more than 14,000 members across 13 countries.

TiE50 track record since inception in May 2009 shows that 94% of the winners and finalists have been funded, attracting Billions in investments! Many of these companies have been acquired, merged or went public. TiE50 awards are announced each year at TiEcon, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. Participating technology start-ups benefit from a vast ecosystem of venture capitalists, angels, and entrepreneurs. Other participant privileges include significant investor exposure, online virtual showcasing and technology and business partnering/networking.

Since its inception in 1992 in the Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, and corporate executives, the organization grew to be the World’s largest non-profit dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation, focused on nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs. This year, the TiE50 Awards Program is recognizing the top technology start-ups will not be restricted to any specific technology segment. We invite all technology start-ups worldwide, particularly early stage companies to participate. TiEcon and TiE50 offer a unique value proposition for early stage technology start-ups.

Our Philosophical Framework
• Provide positive leadership role models   • Emphasize value creation through informed entrepreneurship   • Maintain high ethical standards   • Strive to remain an idea and value-driven organization
Our Achievements
• Largest pool of intellectual capital anywhere   • TiE Brand is globally synonymous with entrepreneurship   • TiECon is regarded as the world’s largest entrepreneurial forum   • Estimated wealth creation at $200+ billion!
TiEcon 2014 TiE50 Agenda
The best of the breed start-ups screened from more than 2800 companies will present to the TiEcon audiences. 20 top start-ups from each of the five segments will pitch their ideas. Each company is allotted 10 minutes to present. Presentations for top 20 companies in Software, Mobile, Internet, CleanTech and Life Sciences will be held simultaneously in separate rooms.

SOFTWARE: Room 204

MOBILE: Room 201

INTERNET OF THINGS: Room 203

CLEANTECH: Room 206

LIFE SCIENCES: Room 207

PROGRAM
Session 1: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Session 2: 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM

Session 3: 1:45 PM to 3:00 PM

TiE50 BLOCKBUSTER EXITS
6:15 PM to 6:35 PM
Don’t miss presentations from last year’s TiE50 Winner $Billion+ exit experiences shared by FireEye, Pearl Therapeutics and Rubicon Projects. Hear about their amazing journeys and real experiences!

TiE50 WINNER AWARD PRESENTATIONS
6:35 PM to 7:00 PM
TiE50 Winners will be announced and recognized on stage! Awards will be presented to the winners by Silicon Valley technology icons.

TiE50 RECEPTION & NETWORKING
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

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