TiE, Hubli Chapter in association with KLS-IMER is arranging an interaction with Mr.Kanwal Rekhi, an internationally recognized Technology Wizard, Entrepreneur from US & an Angel Investor on the topic “Scaling up Business via Networking & Mentoring” on Saturday the 23rd January 2016 between 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at KLS IMER for the benefit of Entrepreneurs, Practitioners, Consultants, Academic fraternity and Business Community of Belagavi in total.
Networking with the right people and getting mentoring support from the right mentors at right time is critical for every new enterprise to scale-up, expand and grow. Mr. Kanwal Rekhi, the founding member of TiE (The IndUS Entrepreneurs) will share his rich entrepreneurial experience with the Business community of Belagavi which will help them in scaling-up, expanding and growing their Business.
Mr. Kanwal Rekhi, an IIT alumnus, who went on to obtain a masters & Ph.D. from Michigan Tech. in USA, built top notch listed companies in the US. He has also been a very successful venture capitalist with a fortune estimated to be in the hundreds of millions of Dollars. Yet, he found time to co-found TiE and spent countless hours to mentor and foster entrepreneurship in the US and in India. He was recently in Delhi along with other successful entrepreneurs of US to offer his views / advice to our Prime Minister Modi on the “Start-up India” campaign.
About Mr. Kanwal Rekhi
Fondly dubbed as the ‘Sage of the New Age’, Kanwal Rekhi, the legendary venture capitalist, is a name to reckon with – not just in Silicon Valley, but also in India. An engineer and an entrepreneur, this millionaire philanthropist is accredited for rearing an entire generation of tech entrepreneurs and guiding them towards innovation and excellence. For someone who had been laid-off thrice at the initial juncture of his career, the long list of outstanding accomplishments is indeed laudable. Regular nine to five jobs never thrilled Rekhi, and he soon realized that his real forte lied in business. Instigated by his entrepreneurial proclivity, he along with his two other colleagues launched their own company, Excelan, that pioneered Ethernet networking technology, one of the basic building blocks of the Internet. By dint of his hard work and ‘never say die attitude’, Rekhi’s career scaled great heights and over the years, he established himself as the ‘Guru’ of Silicon Valley.
TiE (The IndUS Entrepreneurs) is the world’s largest nonprofit organization with the singular focus on wealth creation through entrepreneurship. Currently it is active in 18 countries with 61 chapters and 15000 plus members. The mission of the TiE is to foster entrepreneurship globally through Mentoring, Networking, Funding, Incubation and Education. TiE’s annual conference, TiECoN and TiE Entrepreneurship Summit (TES) is regarded as the largest entrepreneurial forum in the world. TiE believe that the next generation of entrepreneurs will be the real superheroes of our time.
TiE Hubli Chapter: Hubli chapter was founded in 2009 and was inaugurated by Dr. Gururaj Deshpande, with a vision to support the aspiring and budding entrepreneurs in North Karnataka region. It also intends to create an Entrepreneurial Eco System in North Karnataka. Till date it has organized four successful TiE conferences of global scale and standards and 100 plus events to foster entrepreneurship in our region. Currently it has 350 plus active members.
Registration: Interested business people can register for the above event by sending a message via Whatsapp or SMS on 9538427222 or through email on [email protected]
No registration fees.