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TiE50 Awards Program

Recognizing World's Most Enterprising Technology Startups


Agenda is subject to change on short notice. Please check for final conference agenda will be posted on Monday, May 1, 2017.

The main conference registration counters will be open from 7:00 AM onwards on May 5, 2017. The TiE50 badge pickup will be at the dedicated TiE50 registration desk. We recommend that you pick up your badge and go straight to the scheduling desk outside room 208 AFTER you pick up your badge. Your speaking slot will be schedule only on-site for live presentation. For logistical reasons, we cannot pre-schedule you. On-site presentation is mandatory for your company to be recognized as a "Top Start-up" or to win in the TiE50 Awards Competition.

Presentation Schedule -
Morning Session: 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Afternoon Session: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Presentation Guidelines:
1. You are slotted for a 10-minute presentation.
2. You will be required to be present at the assigned presentation room 30 minutes prior to your slot to queue up.
3. Presentation decks can be PowerPoint or PDF files.
4. Embedded videos are not permitted.
5. No audio playback or Internet streaming is permitted.
6. Presentation decks must be submitted by 2:00 PM on Monday, May 1, 2017.
7. Last-minute updates to presentation files cannot be accommodated.

Winner Announcements:
Winners are announced on Friday, May 5th, at 4:00 PM. An announcement will be made via email (to the primary email used for registration) by 4:00 PM. Winners will also be posted on the TiE50 website by 5:00 PM the same day.

Awards Ceremony:
A TiE50 Awards ceremony will be held in the main keynote hall. Exact time will be announced on May 1.

Meet the Influencers:
All TiE50 Top Start-ups are invited to the Top Start-up VIP Reception from 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM in Banquet Hall J&K on Friday, May 5, 2016. TiE50 Winner award presentation ceremony will be held inside the banquet hall J&K.

Meet & Greet - TiE50 Top Start-ups:
This is an exclusive event where all TiE50 Top Start-Ups (finalists & winners) are invited to meet some marquee domain experts in a private event. Bring lots of business cards. You will have the opportunity to meet other fast-track entrepreneurs, judges, venture capitalists, corporate and enterprise executives, tech media, bloggers, and domain experts. More details provided only to TiE50 Top Start-ups.

Media Lounge:
TiEcon presents a special, only at TiEcon, unique opportunity to participate in the TV, social media, and other press campaigns through TV partners and TIE TV to promote the conversations beyond the walls of the conference. As a TiE50 Top Start-up, you can leverage the TiE TV Media Lounge to share your key messages, raise the brand value, increase your impact, and inspire entrepreneurs worldwide!

The TiE Press Lounge at TiEcon will provide members of the press a platform to easily schedule and meet the people at the center of innovation in Silicon Valley and around the world.

What is the difference between Media Lounge and Press?
Media lounge is a video recording interview. It goes into our TiE Channel. Press interview is a voice interview by known tech bloggers and publications.

Social Media Campaign:
Your company can contribute to, and significantly benefit from multiple collaborative social campaigns. More details will be sent to TiE50 applicants.

May 5, 2017 @ 10:15 AM - 2:30 PM: TiE50 Top Startup (Finalist) Presentations. Rooms 208-212
May 5, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Meet & Greet TiE50 Top Start-ups. Room to be announced.
May 5, 2017 @ 5:00 PM: Winners are announced at 5:00 PM via email.
May 5, 2017 @ 6:00 PM: TiE50 Winner Awards Ceremony. Awards will be presented by Silicon Valley Tech Icons