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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.

Big Blue continues to be a champion of the TiE50 Awards Program! We are grateful to IBM and delighted to announce a very special offer of $100,000 worth of BlueMix credits to every TiE50 Finalist who would attend TiEcon 2017 and present to a live audience. Eligibility requires that the finalist has not previously received a TiE50 BlueMix credit from IBM.

More details:

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 3:30 PM

Presentation Guidelines:
1. You are slotted for a 6-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. There will be no exceptions.
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 Start-up Expo Hall at 6:30 PM. Exact time will be announced on May 1.

Media & Press:
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!

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.

May 5, 2017 @ 10:15 AM - 2:30 PM: TiE50 Top Startup (Finalist) Presentations. Rooms 206, 207 & 212
May 5, 2017 @ 5:00 PM: Winners are announced at 5:00 PM via email.
May 5, 2017 @ 6:30 PM: TiE50 Winner Awards Ceremony. Awards will be presented by Silicon Valley Icons