We are the North-West UK regional chapter of TiE, the world's largest entrepreneurs network. Our network has tens of thousands of members, in 60 chapters spread across 18 nations, and since 1992 our mentoring programme has added over US$200 billion of net-economic-wealth to organisations around the world.
Founders Dock is our flagship state-of-the-art incubator, right in the heart of Manchester city-centre where we mentor and develop the next generation of entrepreneurial success stories.
We connect young businesses with some of the most experienced entrepreneurs (regionally and internationally) who give their time and expertise to help develop the next generation of success stories. Our mentors also connect businesses to the ecosystem of support (including funders) that they need to grow and flourish.
We hold networking events ranging from intimate round-tables and speaker led sessions, to the world’s largest annual gathering of entrepreneurs (TiECon)
We work with the top business schools and colleges in the world to deliver best in class practitioner led education, workshops, seminars and more. We also work with schools in the community getting young-people excited about entrepreneurship TiE seeks to cultivate and nurture the ecosystem of entrepreneurship and free-market economies everywhere, as it sees this to be the single most powerful instrument of prosperity.
Prof. Vikas Shah
Mr. Walli Ullah
Mrs. Ann Jordan
Mr. Ashok Kallumpram
Mr. Tariq Marfani
Mrs. Helen Bailey
Mr. Imran Hakim
Mr. Maurice Summerson
Mr. P. K. Vaish
Mr. Sunil Mohindra
Mr. Peter Brownson
Mr. Iftikhar Gillan
Dr. Suken Shah
Mr. Adam Soliman
Mr. Philip Dyer
Mr. Simon Arora
Mrs. Chris Kelly
Mr. John Dean
Mr. Rob Wardle
Mr. Ilyas Patel
Mr. Duncan Cowburn
Mr. Matt Archer
Welcome to Founders Dock, an incubator and accelerator run by TiE, the world’s largest entrepreneurs network. This is a space for ambitious entrepreneurs to create the next generation of business success stories.
For all the above, TiE will charge £110 per month (per person) or £1,200 per annum (per person, payable in advance). Non-TiE members will also be expected to join TiE at a cost of £50 per annum (per person). The Founders Dock incubator/accelerator is by application only. All applications are reviewed by the mentoring and entrepreneurship team. If you want to be a part of the journey send your business plan and/or executive summary to: email@example.com
Founders Dock also runs a programme to offer students free hot desks at our facility, to find out more email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Membership is open to individuals of all backgrounds and experiences. Our current members come from a diverse set of industries including IT, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Banking and Finance, Biotech, Legal services, Hospitality among others. TiE encourages innovation and localization at the Chapter level, so there may be several additional benefits offered at your local Chapter, but here are some of the basic benefits that most TiE Chapters offer:
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TiE (UK) North is a chapter of TiE Global
We cover the whole of the North of England including: Manchester, Liverpool, Preston, Leeds.
Click here to see a full list of our chapters worldwide.