Tie SV

Fostering Entrepreneurship

Since 1992

The mission of TiE is to foster entrepreneurship through mentoring, networking, education, funding and incubation.

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TiE Silicon Valley

Imagine a world where ambitious dreamers meet funding wizards and powerhouse corporations, sparking a revolution of innovative tech guided by experiential expertise and cutting-edge data.

This is the future TiE Silicon Valley ignites.

We are the global launchpad for those who dare to build a better tomorrow, fueled by a diverse network, personalized support, and an unwavering belief in the power of collaboration. Join us, next-gen entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate executives, and let’s rewrite the story of success, one game-changing idea at a time.

TiE Silicon Valley has empowered 25,000 entrepreneurs and created over 2 million jobs worldwide.

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Why Join TiE


Personalized mentorship and market


Unmatched access to diverse, global


Specialized programs for specific domains, industries, geographies, and personas.


Renowned investors with experience in entrepreneurship and corporate leadership.


Specialized programs for every stage of startups growth journey.


TiE Signature Programs



TiEcon, a collaborative effort by Silicon Valley’s thought leaders, stands as the world’s largest technology conference curated explicitly for entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and investors. This annual flagship event encompasses cutting-edge technology tracks and entrepreneurial programs.

Our distinguished past speakers include globally renowned figures and revered leaders in business and technology. Previous TiEcon speakers encompass luminaries such as Dr. Albert Bourla (Pfizer), Cristiano Amon (Qualcomm), Arianna Huffington (Thrive), Vivek Ranadive (Sacramento Kings), Randi Zuckerberg (HUG), Ratan Tata (Tata Trusts), Indra Nooyi (PepsiCo), Reed Hastings (Netflix), Elon Musk (Tesla, PayPal, SpaceX), Larry Page & Eric Schmidt (Google), Daniel O’Day (Gilead Sciences), Eric Yuan (Zoom), Peter Thiel (Palantir, Paypal), Meg Whitman (HP, eBay), Satya Nadella & Steve Ballmer (Microsoft), Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn), Nikesh Arora (Palo Alto Networks), Marissa Mayer (Yahoo), John Chambers (Cisco), and Larry Ellison (Oracle).

TiE Institute

TiE Institute’s tailored programs cater to early-stage entrepreneurs seeking practical, real-world knowledge and interactive sessions within the supportive TiE community. Whether you have a nascent idea or a developed product without funding, TiE Institute is designed to nurture entrepreneurs who have not raised funding yet.

Our goal is to nurture these early-stage entrepreneurs towards a stage where they can actively engage in programs like TiE Angels, securing their initial round of funding to propel their vision forward. Through a series of events, we collaborate with sponsors, including law firms, venture capitalists, accounting firms, and banks, to provide entrepreneurs with valuable insights and preparations for potential IPOs.

Golden Globe

Introducing a fresh series from TiE Silicon Valley, “Golden Globe,” where we gather the industry’s finest, most inspiring speakers to delve into the latest disruptive technologies. “Golden Globe” unites luminaries from cutting-edge tech domains for engaging discussions. Previous speakers have featured luminaries like Aparna Dhinakaran (Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Arize AI), Akash Nigam (Founder & CEO of Genies), and Shivani Mitra (Co-Founder, Director, and Curator of the Museum of Crypto Art).

My Story

TiE Silicon Valley’s program, “My Story – Inspiring Journey of an Entrepreneur,” serves as a tribute to entrepreneurship, offering firsthand accounts from accomplished entrepreneurs. These narratives, both inspiring and instructive, are shared by the invited speaker(s) themselves.

During these sessions, our esteemed guests recount their entrepreneurial odyssey, candidly discussing invaluable lessons, pitfalls they wish they’d sidestepped, and pivotal choices that contributed to their venture’s triumph. We enthusiastically welcome audience questions at the conclusion of each session, fostering a dynamic exchange of knowledge and insights.

TYE Academy

TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) is a global initiative dedicated to nurturing the next generation of industry leaders. This program imparts valuable insights to high school students, shedding light on both the gratifications and challenges of entrepreneurship. TYE operates as an “Entrepreneurship Academy,” empowering student teams to employ contemporary techniques and tools in conceptualizing ventures, guided by customer feedback, iteration, and streamlined business models.

The overarching objective is to equip them for a college environment centered around project-based learning and a workforce increasingly characterized by entrepreneurial endeavors.

Spanning six months, the TYE Academy program offers immersive hands-on training, encompassing the entire product development spectrum, from ideation to product launch. These sessions cover crucial aspects, including fostering an entrepreneurial mindset, honing leadership skills, refining communication and public speaking abilities, and fostering effective teamwork.

Mini MBA in Entrepreneurship

TiE Institute, an integral component of TiE Silicon Valley’s mission to empower the forthcoming generation of entrepreneurs, proudly presents the “Mini MBA in Entrepreneurship.” This comprehensive six-week program combines instructor-led sessions with self-paced learning, offering a virtual certification experience.

Guided by esteemed Silicon Valley instructors, who bring a wealth of practical expertise as serial entrepreneurs and adjunct professors at UC Berkeley and Northeastern University, this program is designed to equip aspiring entrepreneurs with essential skills and knowledge.
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