Team TiE Hubli welcomes you to the 6th Edition of North Karnataka’s biggest Entrepreneurship Summit TiECon Hubli 2017. We have had over 15000 attendees in our past five TiECon’s, mainly entrepreneurs, business leaders and top professionals from across the country.

Add to My Calendar 2017-01-27 12:00:00 2017-01-28 22:00:00 Asia/India TiECON Hubli 2017 Team TiE Hubli welcomes you to the 6th Edition of North Karnataka’s biggest Entrepreneurship Summit TiECon Hubli 2017. We have had over 15000 attendees in our past five TiECon’s, mainly entrepreneurs, business leaders and top professionals from across the country. The Gateway Hotel, Hubli TiE Hubli
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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Founder, Art of Living

Smriti Irani

Union Cabinet Minister of Textiles

R V Deshpande

Minister, Large and Medium Industry and Infrastructure Development (Govt. of Karnataka)

Priyank Kharge

Minister, IT,BT and Tourism (Govt. of Karnataka)

Vinay Kulkarni

Minister, Mines and Geology (Govt. of Karnataka)

Aditya Sharma

Senior Partner, Unitus Seed Fund

Ashok Soota

Serial Entrepreneur, Co- Founder Happiest Mind Technology

C K Kumarvel

Founder, Naturals Salon & Spa

Chetna Sinha

Rural Innovator and Strategist for woman

Sushruthi Krishna

FBB Femina Miss India, 1st Runner Up

Firoz Merchant

Founder, Pure Gold Jewellers, Dubai

Namita Kohok

Founder, MD of Young Minds

Neeraj Biyani

Co-Founder & COO, Hector Beverages (Paper Boat)

Raju Reddy

Chairman, BITSAA International

Rajesh Mirjankar

‎Managing Director & CEO at Infrasoft Technologies

Sudha Menon

Journalist, Author, Columnist & Writing Coach

Dr. Sumitra Iyengar

MD Karanji Townships & Smart City Developers

Venky Iyer

MD & CEO, Goli Vada Pav

Vicky Ratnani

Food Entrepreneur Gourmand, Connoisseur & Celebrity Chef

Shriyans Bhandari

CEO, Green Soul India

TiE Awards

1. Life time achievement

2. Young startup entrepreneur

3. Women entrepreneur

4. Best Organisation supporting entrepreneurship in North Karnataka

5. Successful entrepreneur


Registration & Networking – 09:30 to 10:00

10:00 to 12:00 – Inaugural Ceremony

Opening talk By TiE president Sandeep Bidasaria and

TiECon conveners – Ajay Handa and Dr.Veena Daniel

Speeches by:

Smt. Smriti Irani , Union Ministry of Textiles

Shri RV Despande, Minister of Large & Medium Industry, GOK

Shri Vinay Kulkarni, Minister of Mines & Geology, GOK

Shri Jagadish Shettar, Leader of Opposition, Ex CM , GOK

Shri Prahald Joshi,Member of Parliament ,Dharwad

Individual talk “My Journey” – 12:00 to 12:40

Chaitra Chidanand

Co-founder and President , GetSimpl

12:40 to 13:20 – High Tea

Stand Up India – 13:20 to 13:30

A.C Sahu

AGM Sidbi

13:30 to 14:10 – Individual talk

Dr. Sumitra Iyengar

National Chairman and President

IWFCI – India (International Women Federation of Commerce and Industry – the First Chamber of Commerce driven by Women in India)

Panel Discussion- Moderated “Adventure Sports” – 14:10 to 14:50

Bhakti Sharma

Open Water Swimmer

Nandita Nagangoudar

First woman to climb Mount Everest from Karnataka

14:50 to 15:30 – Individual Talk

“Women Entrepreneurship with the use of technology by providing door step banking services & doorstep business skill training”

Chetna Gala Sinha

Social Entrepreneur and Micro Finance banker

Yale World Fellow

My Story “Living with Positivity” – 15:30 to 16:10

Namita Paritosh Kohak

Mrs International Worldwide Queen 2015

16:10 to 16:30 – Networking Tea Break

“My Journey” – 16:30 to 17:10

Sudha Menon

Journalist and Author

17:10 to 18:00 – Grand Closing Keynote Moderated Session

Kumar Vel

CEO and Co-founder , Natural Spa and Salon

Registration & Networking 08:30 to 09:20

09:30 to 10:20 Opening Keynote

Desh Deshpande

President and Chairman of Sparta Group LLC and Chairman of Tejas Networks,.

Priyank Kharge

Minister of IT,BT& Tourism , Govt of  Karnataka

Entrepreneurship Simplified 10:20 to 11:00

Ashok Soota

Serial Entrepreneur, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Happiest Minds Technologies.

11:00 to 11:40 Sailing against the wind : Hatti Kappi Story

Mahendar U S,

Founder  Hatti Kaapi

Promotion 11:40 to 11:45

Title Sponsor Slot

11:45 to 12:00 Networking Tea Break

The Vada Pav Story 12:00 to 12:40

Venkatesh Iyer

Founder ,Goli Vada Pav

12:30 to 13:00 To the Moon and Back – Incubation on Moon !!

Ananth Ramesh

Key Engineer, Team Indus  ( creating lab on Moon)

Promotion 13:00 to 13:05

Co Sponsor slot

13:05 to 13:35 Going Global: Ethnic Beverage

Neeraj Biyani,  CO-Founder and COO , Paper Boat

Networking Lunch Break 13:35 to 14:15

14:15 to 14:35 Fireside Chat

Sushruthi Krishna

Femina Miss India – Runners up

Driving a cashless economy 14:40 to 15:20

Rajesh Mirjankar

Managing Director & CEO

Infrasoft Technologies Limited

15:20 to 15:50 My Story

Vinay Kulkarni

Minister for Mines and Geology, Government of Karnataka

Sole for a soul 15:50 to 16:20

Shriyans Bhandari

Founder, Greensole

16:20 to 16:50 Celebrate Entrepreneurship

Ravi Narayan,

Global Director Microsoft

Promotion 16:50 to 16:55

Sponsor slot

16:55 to 17:10 Networking Tea Break

Recipe for Success 17:10 to 17:50

Vicky Ratnani

Gourmand, Food Connoisseur, Celebrity Chef

17:50 to 18:30 Shark Tank – Business Plan Pitch Event Jury Panel Aditya Sharma, Unitus Seed Fund

Move to Lawns

Evening Session – Yasodha Lawns

Guru Talk: Finding right balance work & life “ TiE Awards” 18:30 to 19:30

Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji


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Frequently Asked Questions
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The map and Contact details are listed within the contact information.You will also receive a confirmation email with location map.

What about accommodation?

The cost of the hotel accommodation and travel is not included in the event fee. For corporate accommodation rate, please contact us directly.

What payment types do you accept?

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Can I get a refund on my tickets?

All tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by us, in which case we will always make a full refund.


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