What an exciting and packed event, TiEcon 2017 was at Taj Palace, New Delhi. Full of vibrancies, knowledge, inspiring stories, pitching, real funding, rewards and recognition and guidance to take away. The crowd was a vibrant blend of leaders and makers of India growth story, experts, mentors, and Government representatives, serial and aspiring entrepreneurs. Incubators and Accelerator teams, investors and partners too. Team Espark-Viridian Accelerator actively participated in the event meeting aspiring entrepreneurs and other ecosystem players.
TiEcon is the largest technology anchored conference dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship. TiEcon 2017 was rolled out on the theme of #Reimagining Success and #Dare to Dream. The keynote addressed by Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha making a statement that, “India requires more of Unicorns in the start-up space and provided the example of home-grown e-commerce major Flipkart which is locked in a fierce competition with US-based giant Amazon. He impressed upon entrepreneurs and investors to join hands to create mega start-ups in the sectors of fintech, electric two-wheelers and drones. Among the other highlights, were many state governments showcasing their work and efforts around supporting entrepreneurship. Many informative, thought provoking and inspiring sessions to help Startups to understand the areas around building their Businesses.
Pitching sessions were another exciting activity in the event. In the Incubator & Accelerator lounge powered by Viridian Ventures, a pitching session moderated by Team Espark Viridian had around a dozen startups pitching their ventures. Some of the aspiring Startups pitching were Vediotailor, Boxybite, Eloo, Newspaperkart, participants from Chitkara. The audience of Investors, Incubators and Accelerator teams and entrepreneurs enjoyed listening to their solutions for the problem they were solving and interacted with them by way of questions and suggestions.
Another, Espark Viridian Accelerator lounge was a dedicated one-point medium for the interested Startups and ecosystem players to reach us. The Startups visiting were enabled by our team in the lounge and were explained of how the association with us can help them in building their Business.
Overall the event was a wonderful experience and an exchange to help minds and souls to Reimagine success and dare to dream.