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TiE Angels is one of the largest and most active angel groups in Silicon Valley. Part of TiE Silicon Valley, TiE Angels brings together promising early stage companies and exposes them to serial entrepreneurs, high tech executives, and other professional investors.

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Flagship Event

Flagship Event

TiEcon is our annual flagship event and the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. Each year in May, over 3,000 attendees gather for two days of thought-provoking topics on entrepreneurship, industry trends and opportunities.


The mission of TiE is to foster entrepreneurship through mentoring, networking, education, funding, and incubation. With a focus on giving back to the community, Tie’s focus is on generating and nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs.


By assisting entrepreneurs, we believe we can empower individuals and create wealth in communities.



Tap Into the Power of LinkedIn: Navigate, Leverage & Maximize your Presence: FREE Webinar

Guest SpeakerBofta YimamEmmy& Edward R Murrow, Award Winning Journalist, International Speaker and Executive Coach Webinar Tap into the power of LinkedIn   … READ MORE




Let it ROAR! Scaling Software as a Service (SaaS) Business

Let it ROAR!Scaling Software as a Service SaS BusinessLiongard, a Houston based SaaS company, recently closed a 17MSeries B investment from UpData Partners – a DC based VC firm. TiEHouston Angel group  … READ MORE

iownit presentation: Charter Members Only

Hamid Gayibov is a TiE Houston Charter Member. He is the Co-Founder of iownit.The founders of iownit will make a presentation on Zoom for our Charter Members on June 24th 4 PM. They require investmen  … READ MORE

Energy Series : Saad Bargach

Guest SpeakerSaad BargachPresident & CEOBRYSS Inc.Saad spent 25 years with Schlumberger in a variety of executive leadership roles, with assignments across the world. He subsequently spent 7 years in   … READ MORE


TiE Houston is proud to host Dr Saleha Khumawala, Robert Grinaker Professor of Accounting at the Bauer College of Business, University of Houston, and Charlie Becker, Professor of Practice, and Managi  … READ MORE

Energy Series

Guest Speaker : Imran Kizilbash,Moderator: Dr. Ram G ShenoyThe energy sector has begun 2020 with a state of heightened volatility. The global spread of the Covid-19 virus has created both supply and  … READ MORE




TiEcon 2019 will focus on the hottest areas of innovation including AI/machine learning, security, FinTech, digital health and many more in addition to hosting its flagship tracks on “entrepreneurship How-tos”, youth and women.


Nadir Ali

CEO at Sysorex TiE SV
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Venktesh Shukla

President at TiE Silicon Valley TiE SV
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Vikram Takru

Founder & CEO at KloudGin Inc. TiE SV
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TiE Global Angels Alliance

TiE Global Angels Alliance provides entrepreneurs the opportunity to leverage a large funding base, from various TiE charter members and investors around the world. Startups can tap into the TiE Network as a strong investment group with a history of successful investments.

TiE Women Empowerment Initiative

TiE Global’s All India Road Show on Women’s Economic Empowerment through Entrepreneurship (AIRSWEEE), a joint initiative by TiE Global and the US Department of State, was launched in September 2016 with the goal of empowering women across Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in India.

TiE University Challenge

The TiE University Challenge offers post-graduate university students an opportunity to present their startup ideas, and participate at local and regional TiE Competitions. The winning teams from Asia and Europe have an opportunity to apply to the Rice University’s acclaimed Business Plan Competition, which invests $1.5million and several prizes to the 42 Finalists.