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About

Accelerate Your Entrepreneurship

TiECON Southwest 2018 is TiE Southern California’s signature annual entrepreneurship conference bringing together 1000+ entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and business professionals for a great combination of substantive conversation, education and peer networking.

Make High-Level Connections

TiECON Southwest brings together highly successful and aspiring business women and men entrepreneurs as well as investors and mentors  from varying industries such as Technology, Hospitality, Finance, Real Estate, Automotive, Entertainment, Healthcare, AR/VR, Media and Information Technology.

The agenda features several keynote/plenary discussions and a number of  break-out panels, with plenty of time for networking and mentorship.

Learn The Latest Technologies

Come listen to experts and investment strategists on the latest on Technology Megatrends in various verticals – on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on Fintech and Blockchain; on Connected Health and Medical Devices;  on Hospitality, on Entertainment and Media, on Product design and Manufacturing as well on International Trade. But that’s not all:

 

  • Attend Breakout Panels and Workshops
  • Listen to the company pitches from selected companies including the TiE Socal Labs companies
  • Enjoy the popular Mentor-Mentee Power Lunch
  • Participate in Gamified Networking
  • Network with high profile VCs and Industry Leaders
  • Promote your startup business
  • Get inspired and engaged with newfound connections
  • Enjoy the melodious music from Rusty Rickshaw and magic from Magician Saurabh Shah

THE EVENT BEGINS IN

All tickets purchased or received are non-refundable and  non-transferable.  Each ticket is for the person whose name corresponds with the ticket.  Each ticket may not be traded in for cash value.

TiE SoCal Angels & TiE Socal Labs

TiE Socal Angels is a new initiative of TiE Socal assisting startups with angel investments and mentoring, incubation and access to investors. Last year we had launched TiE Socal Labs as a virtual incubator which helps aspiring entrepreneurs who are selected to be part of our virtual incubation with mentioring and connections to investments. TiE SoCal Angels takes it one step further - a selectd company is assigned a mentor that may become a board member and angel investor to the assigned company and actively assists the company through the rhe entire lifecycle of their company – from cradle to successful exit: ideation process, making a realistic business plan, finding co-founders, building proof-of-concept, creating MVP, finding beta customers, commercializing the products, creating go-to-market strategy, expanding sales and distribution channels, and above all, exploring various fund-raising options. TiE SoCal Labs helps put key people, processes and systems in place to make startup founders & entrepreneurs successful! We also help with initial seed funding if the selected TiE Socal Labs company Qualifies for initial seed round. Contact TiE SoCal Angels for more information

Fast Pitch in front of Investors!

We are taking selective applications from new startups who want to gain visibility, get feedback from local angel investors, venture capitalists & executives, and grab the grand prize of the Best Startup Idea at TiEcon Southwest. Pre-Qualification sessions for TiECon are being conducted in late Sept, early and mid October. Please send your applications to Anshuman Sinha (executive.director@socal.tie.org) with the subject line (Fast Pitch session for TiECon application)

Do you have what it takes to be that most talked, most interesting, most popular Startup?

Wait no more. Now’s your chance to Fast Pitch! (applications close Nov 10)

Product Showcase

Entrepreneurs will get a chance to display and demo their Products (Software and Hardware) and Services to the TiECON Southwest 2018 attendees. We have 8 spots for submitting your applications and know more about the showcase.

This showcase will put you front and center of all the action at a fraction of the cost. Please hurry up and write to Anand Mahale at amahale@gmail.com before all the spots get taken.

Speakers

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17th FROM 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Registration & Networking
7:30 AM  – 8:40 AM
Welcome Note and event Logistics 

8:40 AM – 9:00 AM

Key Note -Catch the Tech Wave: VR, VFx Changing the World of Business

9:00 AM –  9:30 AM

Fireside Chat: Startups to Billion Dollar Exits

Time: 09:30 To 10:00 AM

Fireside chat: 25 year and more:Sustaining High Growth in this Compettive World

Time: 10:00 To 10:30 AM

Vertical Panels, Individual Breakouts and Workshops

10:45 AM –  4:00 PM

Erik Huberman Keynote

4:30 – 5:00 PM

Mentor, Investor Meet and Greet

Time: 5:00 To 5:45 PM

Cocktails, Magician and Rusty Rickshaw Fusion Band

5:45 – 7:30 PM

2019 TIE Outlook, Regognition and Awards

5:45 –  6:00 PM

8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
103
speakers
Welcome Note by TiE SoCal and TiECON SW Leadership team
09:30 - 10:00
103
speakers
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 104 - A
Introduction to Tie Angels Investment Strategies  Track keynote 1: Investor Point of view Track Keynote 2: Entrepreneur Success Story
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 104 - A
7-Minute Pitch Sessions (1)
12:15 - 13:00
13:00 - 14:00
ROOM 104 - A
9 companies – 7-Minute Pitch Sessions (2)
13:00 - 13:40
ROOM 104 - C
speakers
Fireside Chat with Stanton Rowe – Seasoned Entrepreneur
13:00 - 13:40
ROOM 104 - B
speakers
FinTech / Blockchain Learn about latest trends and innovations in blockchain technogy and understand its application in Fintech.
13:45 - 14:25
ROOM 104 - B
13:45 - 14:25
104-B
speakers
Media ^ Entertainment:  Film, Media and TV: Break into Hollywood Track Keynote: Erin Gavin. Panel Discussion: What are the stakes to break-in, accomplish and sustain presence in hollywood. Raeshib Agerwhill (Producer) in conversation with actor/Director Ravi Kapoor, Writer Paul Puri, Actress Meer Simhan & erin Gavin and Comedian Mona ...
13:45 - 14:30
ROOM 104- B
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 104 - B
AI & Cybersecurity
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 104 - B
speakers
How AI is Impacting Startup Funding Every entrepreneur dreams about turning a great idea into a product or service that rocks the world.  Today, for that dream to come true, your offering will likely  need to incorporate AI.  In this panel, leading VCs will share their insights with entrepreneurs ...
12:15 - 13:00
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 104 - C
The Magical World of Med Tech Entrepreneurship
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 104 - C
Local Incubators, Angels & VCs who Light Up Med Tech
12:15 - 13:00
13:45 - 14:25
ROOM 104 - C
Kickstart Angel Investing : Do’s & Don’ts
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 103 - A
Catering to Millennials
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 103 - A
Creating New Experiences
12:15 - 13:00
13:45 - 14:25
ROOM 103 - A
TYE Presentations
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 104 - B
speakers
Trends in VR, VFX, and Connected Products What is cool and hot in VR, Gaming, Connected Systems and Vfx.  thoughts from the panel of experts: Nitin Chawla, Shiraz Akmal, Prashant Buyala
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 103 - B
speakers
Building a Brand:  3 brand builders discuss their strategies  – Star TV: David Freeman,  You tube Brand: Ryan Nugent and  Fashion: Nina Vir
13:00 - 13:45
ROOM 103 - B
speakers
Cross Borders Entertainment Collaboration What sells across the borders. A deep dive into entertainment and bmedia trends in US,  Europe and Asia
10:45 - 11:25
ROOM 103 - C
speakers
Product Design & Trends for Smart Factory
11:30 - 12:10
ROOM 103 - C
Enablers of the Smart Factory
12:15 - 13:00
13:00 - 13:40
ROOM 103 - C
Connected Cars & Other Trends
13:45 - 14:25
ROOM 103 - C
Rockstar Marketing
14:45 - 16:00
ROOM 104 - A
Avenues for funding, Seed Funding, Banking, Incubation, etc.
14:45 - 16:00
ROOM 104 - B
Managing Corporate Culture
14:45 - 16:00
ROOM 104 - C
US-India Workshop
14:45 - 16:00
ROOM 103 - A
Generate More Foot Traffic with Freemium Marketing Tech
14:45 - 16:00
ROOM 103- C
Practical Lessons for Entrepreneurs: Q&A

TiECON SOUTHWEST

Connect with 1000+ brilliant minds in entrepreneurship, technology and VC/angels networks to
explore unprecedented opportunities and receive industry-specific guidance on business challenges.

Hotel accomodations for TiECON Southwest speakers and attendees – Hyatt Regency, Long Beach, 200 S. Pine Ave, Long Beach (562) 491-1234. Direct link (until Nov 2nd)  – https://book.passkey.com/go/TIESOCALRoomBlock . Questions or to book rom after Nov 5th please email TiESoCal CM, Swami Nathan (snathan@thresholdpartners.com) or executive.director@socal.tie.org

Event Location

Long Beach Convention Center

300,East Ocean Boulevard,
Downtown Long Beach
Long Beach, CA

Questions or concerns please email executive.director@socal.tie.org  OR  president@socal.tie.org

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