The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) today said that the eighth edition of TiE Entrepreneurial Summit, to be held here from December 18, would host a large gathering of over 100 global speakers, including 50 investors.
The three-day event, according to the organiser, will witness the participation of various venture capitalists, private equities and angel investors like Helion Venture Partners, Accel Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, TVS Capital, Kaalari Capital, Ventureast, Peepul Capital, Unilazer Ventures, SRI Capital and Indian Angel Network.
TiE would be organising an investor power panel and panel discussions on the current trends that enable start-ups and the existing entrepreneurs community to understand the potential opportunities, which the investors see and likely to invest.
The sessions will also uncover the opportunities for investments, networking and sector-specific sessions on mobile and the Internet world, big data and cloud, social enterprises, healthcare and defense.
“Through this summit, we are enabling the start-ups to understand the journey of innovations to start-ups, start-ups to funding, funding to scaling-up, scaling-up to exit and exit to serial entrepreneurship,” Murali Bukkapatnam, president of TiE-Hyderabad and managing director and chief executive of getdomestichelp.com, stated in a press release on Thursday.
“The most important deterrent, which at times prevents a start-up idea to convert into a business venture, is the concern of financial sustenance and we are trying to make them understand the thought process of investor community and how they can make it more attractive for investors,” he said.
The summit convenor and managing director of Focus Ventures, Ananth Rao, said the event would also help start-ups to know the sectors which the investors view as a potential investment avenues.