Early Stage Venture Capital: Tell Me Your Story

Vasudha Badri-Paul Uncategorized

It’s easy to get lost in the quagmire of presentation details when you meet venture capitalists- slick slide deck, nice outfit, rehearsed speech, and other finicky details. All that is good preparation. What they most want to hear is your personal story as an entrepreneur. “What is the problem you are trying to solve?” Frame it around “Here’s why I’m …

Coronavirus Vaccines and Immunity

Darshana Nadkarni Health Tech

By Darshana V. Nadkarni. Ph.D. Twitter @DarshanaN www.darshanavnadkarni.wordpress.com As coronavirus vaccines are starting to get rolled out, people have many questions. How soon a person receiving the vaccine may develop the immunity, how long the immunity will last, what if one does not take the second dose, can one still be a carrier without exhibiting symptoms and so on. Let …

Learn how to strengthen diversity and build inclusive cultures at TiEcon 2020

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The transition to a new normal – in the context of a global pandemic with far-reaching societal and economic implications – presents both challenges and opportunities for promoting diversity and fostering inclusion. Before COVID 19, the social and business imperatives for diversity and inclusion had become increasingly clear, with a commitment to an investment in D&I on the rise across …

Logistics and Do’s and Don’ts for Mentees

Prakash Narayan Uncategorized

By now, we have communicated with you the Mentor assigned to you. This year, due to the virtual nature of the conference, we had limitations on the number of Mentor slots. We regret that we could not accommodate many MentorConnect requests that came in. Please know that we allocated the slots strictly on a first-come-first-serve basis. When the conference moves …

Creating $1.5 Trillion in New Value – Blockchain & Fintech at TiEcon 2020

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Enterprise Blockchain arrived in 2019 and is already generating significant value across many industries. Momentum is building and Gartner forecasts $1.5 trillion in new value creation in the enterprise blockchain space over the next 5 years. Fintech is a key area for adoption, with leading use cases such as instant international payments, real-time settlement, and digital assets. Central Bank Digital …

Don’t miss the Mentorship Opportunities at TiEcon 2020

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Mentorship is at the core foundation of TiE. MentorConnect is the flagship program at Virtual TiEcon 2020 that provides a structured environment for mentorship to all TiEcon attendees. It is being held virtually from 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm PDT on both September 2nd and September 3rd. You have the opportunity to seek advice and get feedback from these luminaries …

Dedicated track on Healthcare in a Post-COVID Era at Virtual TiEcon 2020

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Healthcare is undergoing a Renaissance! Technology is revolutionizing healthcare through AI, Blockchain, Telemedicine, AR/VR and Robotics. This trillion-dollar industry was moving at snail’s pace with single-digit adoption until COVID-19, which provided tailwinds to fuel this transformation resulting in widespread adoption and accelerated growth. This TiEcon 2020, the HealthTech Track will discuss how adopters of Tech in Healthcare are transforming the …

Our Most Popular Startup Bootcamp is Virtual at TiEcon

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TiE Silicon Valley is excited to bring our most popular Startup Bootcamp back in a virtual format at TiEcon 2020! This bootcamp is designed to get you ready to raise money and talk with investors. This ½ day event will be repeated on both September 2nd and 3rd at two different times for the convenience of our global audience. The bootcamp is designed …