2014 Rice Business Plan Competition Awards Nearly $3 Million in Prizes – Largest Amount Ever!

TiE Partner is “World’s Richest and Largest Global Student Startup Competition“ 2014 Rice Business Plan Competition awards nearly $3 million, crowns global champion RWTH Aachen University, Germany wins more than $500,000 at world’s richest, largest student startup competition. The 2014 Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC) awarded nearly $3 million in cash and prizes in a…

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TiE Mentored Startup Wins Over $1 Million

BetaGlide, a start-up run by two Indian student-entrepreneurs and mentored by  TiE – The Indus Entrepreneurs, won US$1.1 Million from Mercury Fund at  the Rice Business Plan Competition 2014.  A Business With Real Potential BetaGlide was founded by Amritanshu Anand and Anshul Singhle, two young students from IIT Karaghpur (one of India’s most prestigious universities). …

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New TiE Presidents Announced

New Co-Presidents for TiE UK North

The Board of TiE UK North is delighted to announce that their proposal to appoint new Co-Presidents has been accepted by Walli Ullah and Vikas Shah with effect from the 1st April, 2014. Walli and Vikas will replace Ashok Kallumpram and Tariq Marfani, who have been joint Presidents for the last 2 years.  During this…

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Indian Angel Network

Asia’s Largest Angel Investor Network Comes to Manchester

TiE UK North, a regional chapter of the world’s largest entrepreneur’s network (TiE) has announced a partnership with The Indian Angel Network (IAN), Asia’s largest business angel network. “Funding is critical to young businesses…” says Vikas Shah, Vice-President of TiE UK North.  “for the companies we are mentoring, access to capital is both a great…

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CRUK Commonwealth Day Flag Raising - Scafell Pike

Vikas Shah joins Cancer Research UK to fly the Commonwealth Flag

CANCER RESEARCH UK was recently chosen by Buckingham Palace as one of only four charities to fly the Commonwealth Flag at the peak of the four highest mountains in the United Kingdom. Cancer survivors and supporters of the charity scaled all 978 metres of Scafell Pike, in Cumbria, to fly the flag in a unique…

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