Past Events


Networking Social – Special Guest: Energy Intelligence

Energy Intelligence is a leading energy information company. Their offerings cover analysis and assessments of the energy markets and global macroeconomics drivers and trends.They are noted for thei  … READ MORE

EB5 – US Green Card Through Investment

For prospective investors either living in the USA on different visas or living outside the USA, the EB5 visa route to a US green card via investment is a path to the American dream. Learn about the l  … READ MORE

Networking Social & Startup Presentation

Join us for an evening with local start-ups and networking! In accordance with TiEs commitment to entrepreneurship, we are inviting 3 companies that could use our members commitment not only to inves  … READ MORE


The APPATHON is essentially a hackathon, with a twist!Students using a fast-paced hackathon methodology will be introduced to a global issue on the theme of Health Tech and Education Tech. Students in  … READ MORE

Networking Social & Start-Up Investment Presentation

Join us for a fun evening with local start-ups and networking. This is what TiE is all about!CarTwinFoundedby someTiECharter Members, CarTwin has developed a cloud-based Artificial IntelligenceMachine  … READ MORE

Networking Social

The Rice Business Plan Competition is scheduled for April 7th – April 9th.Every year, TiE Houston mentors teams for the competition as well as gives an investment prize. This year we are mentoring two  … READ MORE

Charter Member Dinner

TiE Houston cordially invites you and your spouseguest for our annual Charter Member Dinner.March 5th: Saturday : 6-8:30 PM. ZAZA MEMORIAL CITY9787 KATY FREEWAY HOUSTON, TX 77024  … READ MORE

The Joy and Misery of Being a Serial Entrepreneur

Joins us for a chat with Manish Vakil. He is an executive with broad-based skills and experience, including retail operations management, financial analysis, and business development. Successful sales  … READ MORE

TiE Houston Networking Social

Please join us on December 2nd, for an in person Networking social at 5320 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056.Image byDavid MarkfromPixabay  … READ MORE

How to Hire Great Talent that Sticks!

Hiring great people could take your business to the next level- but if it goes badly, it could cost entrepreneurs lots of money: money spent training new people, money lost on productivity, money from  … READ MORE

Mapping the CARMERA Journey with Co-founder Ro Gupta: From Two-Person Mapping Startup to Toyota Acquisition

Join us for a webinar with Ro Gupta where he will share his entrepreneurial journey thus far.The discussion will be moderated by Arun Pasrija. TiE Houston Board memberCEO CHR SolutionsRo Gupta co-foun  … READ MORE

Networking Social

Please join us for a networking social on September 2nd, 5:30 to 7:30 PM.  … READ MORE

Enterprise Development in Middle India: Jagriti Digital Yatra

In this webinar, we will discuss entrepreneurship development in Tier 2 and Tier 3 districts of India Middle India where 800 million people reside by inspiring youth to incubate their businesses and s  … READ MORE

The VC Bubble and Demand for Smart Capital

In this webinar we will discuss the growth of VCs, the growing gap in the investment ecosystem, and demand from founders for smarter capital, where VC backed company have just as high a failure rate.   … READ MORE

Finding Product / Market Fit

In this webinar, youll learn an inexpensive technique to systematically validate what MVP to build and which segment to target. After this training session, youll know how to:Rate predicted productmar  … READ MORE

Grillside chat with Shankar Ram

Every entrepreneur has a unique journey. Shankar Ram is no exception. He started in Houston for a mapping company Synercom for about 2 years, moved to Austin Schlumberger and then returned to Houston   … READ MORE

Thought Economics: Conversations with the remarkable people shaping our century

Guest Speaker: Vikas ShahModerator : Ashok RaoSince 2007, entrepreneur and philanthropist Vikas Shah has been on a mission to interview the people shaping our century. Including conversations with Nob  … READ MORE

Everything You Wanted to Know About Franchising – But Didn’t Know Where to Even Get Started!

Have you been contemplating getting into franchising, but dont know where to even start?Or have you ever wondered what franchising is all about? Or youre interested in becoming an entrepreneur, but ar  … READ MORE

Building a High Performing Team

It is not asecretto any entrepreneur that the successof their business is directly dependent on the performanceof their team. Yet, far too often they focus intensely on individual skills and neglectth  … READ MORE

Grow your Business with Houston Community College (HCC) Programs

Learn from Houston Community College Entrepreneurial Initiatives Directors on growth possibilities for your business. Discover opportunities on small business leadership with HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000   … READ MORE

Avoiding Random Acts of Recovery Workshop: Digital Marketing Strategies to Cope with the Current Crisis

Join us for a discussion with Clay Spitz, Managing Partner, Chief Outsiders On January 26th 4 PM Central Time.We are in a very uneven economy and uneven recovery from the recession the pandemic broug  … READ MORE

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures – Investment Directions in the new Energy Landscape

Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures – Investment Directions in the new Energy LandscapeGuest Speaker :Jim Sledzik,Managing Director,Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures SAEV U.S. LLC North America As we begin 2021  … READ MORE

Key Ingredients for the Energy Refresh

Join us for a webinar titled, Key Ingredients for the Energy RefreshGuest Speaker : Scott Gale: Executive Director, Halliburton Labs Moderator: Ram ShenoyWhether driven by energy poverty or cl  … READ MORE

Post Election Economic Outlook

Join us for a discussion with our guest speaker Boyd Nash Stacey and moderator, Vivek Chidambaram.He is a senior economist with BBVA Research. Boyd leads the U.S. and regional macroeconomics teams. Bo  … READ MORE

Covid 19 Vaccine Update

Covid 19 Vaccine Update with Dr. Peter HotezModerator : Dr. Anudeep JainDr. Peter J Hotez is the Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology&Mic  … READ MORE

An Unprecedented Transformation of TeleHealth – What Does It Mean For You?

An Unprecedented Transformation of TeleHealth What Does It Mean For You?Guest Speakers:Kanwal P.S. Raghav, MBBS, MDMD AndersonDepartment of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medic  … READ MORE

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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

Energy Sector – Series

The event date has been changed from April 29th to May 6th.Guest Speaker: Kirk Coburn, Investment Director, Shell VenturesModerator : Dr. Ram G Shenoy, CEO, The RBR GroupThe energy sector has begun 20  … READ MORE

Energy Series

Energy Series- WebinarHossam Elbadawy in conversation with 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 b  … READ MORE

Charter Member Dinner

Charter Member Dinner  … READ MORE

Pumps and Pipes

TiE Houston is delighted to announce its first event for 2020.What do heart surgery, oil & gas, and NASA have in common? They all involve pumps, pipes and valves! For over a decade, Pumps and Pipes ha  … READ MORE

December Social

December SocialParking is free.Light bites and beverages will be served.FREE for TiE Members. 10 for non-members.Please email Samia Ahsan at at your earliest opportunity with any   … READ MORE

October Networking Social

Parking is free.Light bites and beverages will be served.FREE for TiE Members. 10 for non-members. Please email Samia Ahsan at at your earliest opportunity with any questions o  … READ MORE

Zero to 10M Scaling a Technology Business

Please join us on October 7th at 6:00 PM as Houston Angel Network and TiE Houston bring you Zero to 10M Scaling a Technology Business.Our panelists are Scott Crist, Eric Elfman and Sashi Narahari.Scot  … READ MORE

TiE Houston's August Networking Social

Parking is free.Light bites and beverages will be served.FREE for TiE Members. 10 for non-members. Please email Samia Ahsan at adminhouston.tie.orgat your earliest opportunity with any questions or co  … READ MORE

July Networking Social

OverviewOur July networking social will take place at Maggianos at PostOak Blvdin The Galleria.Join us for an evening of networkingwith Houstons robust network of entrepreneurs. Whether you are a fres  … READ MORE

Opening Reception For The RBPC

Join TiEHouston for an evening of networking and an introduction to several of the RBPCteams. Connect with the TiE Houston community of entrepreneurs, startups,community partners, and executives.Libat  … READ MORE

Please join us for TiE Houston's Energy Panel on March 28th. Three oil & gas senior executive leaders will discuss the macroeconomics of energy supply and demand, venture capital, innovation, and more in the energy sector.

Please join us for the TiE Energy panel on the evening of March 28th. Our three panelists are senior executive leaders in the oil & gas industry, from an oil & gas company, and integrated oil servic  … READ MORE

February 21 Networking Social

Our first networking social will take place at The Cannons brand new location in The Galleria. Join us for an evening of networking with Houstons robust network of entrepreneurs. Whether you are a fre  … READ MORE

Annual Charter Member Dinner

We look forward to celebrating all of our accomplishments of 2018 that could not have been accomplished without the support of our incredible Charter Members.  … READ MORE

End of Year Networking Social

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED FROM DECEMBER 6 TO DECEMBER 20!The time has come to gather and celebrate another amazing year for TiE Houston and welcome in 2019.Enjoy an evening overlooking the incr  … READ MORE

Charter Member Dinner Series – Hemant Goradia

Dinner location to be sent in a private email  … READ MORE

November 6 | Artificial Intelligence Panel and Networking

The future is here! Join us for an evening of networking and learning as we welcome experts developing artificial intelligence across multiple verticals. Panelists:Peter Torrione, CTO, CoVar Technolog  … READ MORE

October 26 Charter Member Only Lunch

Hosted by, Charter Member, Vasu GuruswamyTopic:Mission possible: Re-purposing my life  … READ MORE

October 3 Blockchain Panel

Learn the basics of what Blockchain is its notcrypto currencies? Hear from a panel of industry veterans and entrepreneurs who are actively using this technology in their industries.Event Timeline:5:30  … READ MORE

September 20 Charter Member Only Lunch

OPPORTUNITY: Social Chains has been self-funded over the past 3 years, and is now undertaking a small convertible debt Pre-Round A of funding of 1.25 million. While a sizable portion of this funding h  … READ MORE

September 4 Networking Social

Come meet and network with some of the twenty-three medical device startup companies in residence for the four-month TMC Innovation Institute accelerator program! This is a wonderful opportunity for u  … READ MORE

August 31 Charter Member Only Lunch

Join us for our monthly meeting which will be hosted by Dr. Ram Shenoyas he introducesWellDiverTMWellDiver was founded in October 2017 to take advantage of recent innovation in materials science and s  … READ MORE

June 22 Charter Member Only Lunch

International Business Best PracticesThis month our Charter Member lunch is being sponsored by Stacey Horne of Noel GroupFREE Parking:Park in surface lot of Hilton hotel at 12400 Greenspoint Dr. Its c  … READ MORE

June 9 Golf Outing

Join Charter Member,Sanjay Gakhar, on our first golf outing of 2018!This event is open to all to join in.Please RSVP by June 7, 2018 so all tee times can be scheduled ahead of time.  … READ MORE

Energy Panel Discussion

Global Energy Industry: Supply, Demand, Energy Transition and the role of technology and entrepreneurship.Please join us to hear our panel from large oil & gas companies, private equity and entreprene  … READ MORE

TiE Houston Members Only Meetup

Were putting together an event for TiE Houston members to meet and get to know one another. Weve had several new members join this year so we want to offer new members a chance to share who they are a  … READ MORE

May 18 Charter Member Lunch

Angel Investing 101Enjoy lunch and learn more about how to get started with angel investing with TiE Houston. In addition, we will be reviewing the various deals we are currently working on. In additi  … READ MORE

April 20 Charter Member Lunch

Opportunity for TiE Houston Charter Members interested in investment to listen to the founder about a Houston based company who is in process of closing a seed round.For information on:Investor Overvi  … READ MORE

April 4th Networking Social at Songkran

The Rice Business Plan Competition is upon us and TiE Houston is, once again, proud to welcome two TiE international teams to the competition.These teams will have spent 3 grueling days of intense pre  … READ MORE

March 21 Charter Member Only Lunch

Due to the event being later in the day than normal, only snacks and drinks will be served.Presenting: Mand LabsRegistered in Phoenix, AZ, Mand Labs is a science and engineering learning startup, foun  … READ MORE

February 9 Charter Member Only Lunch

Hosted by Gaurav KhandelwalTopic: Powering Innovation with Modern DesignSpecial guest: EVELINA TAPIAEvelina Tapia is a Research Principal at ChaiOne leading a team of User Experience researchers. She   … READ MORE

Feb 3 Charter Member Dinner

Join us for an evening of dinner and networking at our yearly Charter Member only dinner. We will be celebrating all we accomplished in 2017 and share all the wonderful initiatives we have planned for  … READ MORE

End of Year Networking Social

Join us as we celebrate another incredible year of insightful panels, informative workshops, exciting networking, valuable mentoring, and Angel investing!Come out to meet and support the finalist who   … READ MORE

Commercial Real Estate

FREE Admission if you join TiE Houston! Just select Combo Ticket and take advantage of this offer.  … READ MORE

August Charter Member Only Lunch

Special presentation and mentoring opportunity:A nanotechnology company and sole owner, developer and manufacturer of the patented C-Bond technology.A patented, non-hazardous, cost effective and easy   … READ MORE

August TiE Houston Networking Social

Deadline to register is August 21, 2017  … READ MORE

How To Launch a Successful Food Business

Join us as we listen and learn from 3 Houston-based food entrepreneurs share their stories of success.We welcome:Masroor Fatany- The Halal GuysGary Yan – AlingsHakkaPurav Patel – Bagel DotsLight bites  … READ MORE

Successful Exits: The Truth About Growth and Exits

An evening of networking and learning about the truth about growth and exits from 3 Houstonians whove done it!We welcome panelists swipe for bios:Samina FaridAshish GuptaAruna ViswanathanWere also pro  … READ MORE

TiE Houston Member Only

TiE Houston is dedicated to supporting all of our members so were headed to Sugarland for our next event to support our Charter Member, Jiten Karnani, and his latest restaurant endeavor: The Sugar Ref  … READ MORE