Inaugural Hi-Tech Entrepreneurship EventPosted: Sep 11, 2013
Location: Grand Theatre Center for the Arts
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September 11, 2013
Inaugural Hi-Tech Entrepreneurship Event
City partners with TiE Silicon Valley
Tracy, Calif. – Local and regional hi-tech entrepreneurs can ‘Meet, Connect, and Succeed’ with entrepreneurs from the Bay Area at the Inaugural Entrepreneurship Event hosted by the City of Tracy and TiE Silicon Valley on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts.
This event will showcase international successes that have made a mark in the digital and hi-tech world. This event provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to network with likeminded experts and venture capitalists who will share their entrepreneurial journey, successes and how to overcome funding challenges. Guest Speakers for the event include:
Dr. Sanjaya Kumar- TiE Charter Member and a highly accomplished entrepreneur. M.D. of Synepta Group, a healthcare technology organization and Founder of Quantros, a leading provider of software and services to advance healthcare quality and safety performance.
Mr. Raj Gollamudi– TiE Charter Member and Investment Director, Intel Capital. Former Managing Partner at Omidyar Investments, a philanthropic investment firm.
Mr. Vish Mishra – TiE Charter Member, President TiE SV till last year, Partner at Clearstone Ventures, an independent venture capitalist firm, and in the Top 10 most recognized Indian Americans in the country.
Tracy based and recently listed, “One of America’s Fastest Growing Companies” TechSol4U, Inc. will also be present and available to discuss how to achieve tech success in Tracy, CA.
“We are honored that TiE Silicon Valley has partnered with the City of Tracy to host a local event where our entrepreneurs and experts in tech can come together and create synergies that support the Forbes article aptly titled, “Silicon Valley's Newest Address? Look East”. Our proximity to Silicon Valley and partnership with TiE strengthen our ability to highlight and support local businesses while attracting high paying jobs. I am thankful to TiE and know this event is the first of many”, stated Mayor Brent Ives.
What: Entrepreneurship Event
When: September 18, 2013
Time: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Grand Theatre Center for the Arts
715 Central Ave., Tracy, CA 95376
Event registration is strongly encouraged at www.thinkinsidethetriangle.com
TiE, a not-for-profit global network of entrepreneurs and professionals, was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley, California, USA. Although its birth name, The Indus Entrepreneurs, signifies the ethnic South Asian or Indus roots of the founders, TiE stands for Talent, Ideas and Enterprise. It is an open and inclusive organization that has rapidly grown to more than 60 chapters in 17 countries. TiE seeks to cultivate and nurture the ecosystem of entrepreneurship and free-market economies everywhere, as it sees this to be the single most powerful instrument of prosperity.
Besides its flagship event, TiEcon--the largest professional conference for entrepreneurs, TiE now has a wide range of programs including Special Interest Groups (SIGs), TiE Institute, Growth Company Forum and most recently, TiE Women’s Forum and CEO Forum.
Enclosure: Event Invitation
R. Leon Churchill, City Manager
Andrew Malik, Development Services