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TiE announces ‘StartUp Strides’ ahead of the first ever Global Summit

By on 29th November 2016 0 116 Views


Are you an entrepreneur, or someone looking to be one, and you are looking to startup?

Here is an opportunity to flex it up physically by joining the Mini Marathon courtesy TiE, the world’s largest network of entrepreneurs and investment professionals, all set to organize their first ever Global run in India, ‘StartupStrides’ on December 4, 2016 in Coimbatore and other cities.

With an aim to get “million steps for entrepreneurship” StartupStrides is a run organized by TiE in 10+ cities across the world to support the startup ecosystem. This run is in sync with the theme of the first ever TiE Global Summit “A Million entrepreneurs NOW” to be held on 16th-17th December in the capital city.

tshirtsThrough its vast network of entrepreneurs across the Globe and with 61 chapters in 18 countries, TiE is creating a platform for entrepreneurs and investors to learn, network and share ideas with other like-minded people. This Summit, in partnership with the leading agencies of the Government of India, 20+ TiE chapters from India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Dubai, and global venture capital funds will be the largest such conference for entrepreneurs anywhere in the world.

The run is being organized for 3 and 5 Kms by TiE Chapters across Pan India & Abroad. This includes cities like Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Chennai, Delhi, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kerala, Nagpur, Rajasthan and Tampa Bay to name a few supported by ITC, Wild Water, Goqii, T10 Sports and YouTooCanRun.

StartupStrides will bring leaders, entrepreneurs, corporates, students, youngsters and runners together to show their support for the budding entrepreneurs and their new businesses. The run is focused towards connecting people from the ecosystem together with the aspirants to support and celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship.
Registrations have started on the link: http://youtoocanrun.com/races/?ee=680

Commenting on the announcement, Mr. G. Karthikeyan, President of TiE Coimbatore, said, “StartupStrides is a very unique initiative that we’ve taken in order to let all those young entrepreneurs know that we are we them, with their ideas and with their vision to take their innovations up on the global map. The Mini Marathon is a wonderful opportunity to connect as Entrepreneurs and create awareness on the Startup system. Coimbatore in its DNA is rich in entrepreneurial skills and as TiE we aim to add more power to it.”

Ms. Anusha Ravi, the Event Chair and CEO of PARK Institutions, said, “Starting with a startup is not as easy as it seems to be initially. It is no less than a marathon in itself. Therefore, with StartupStrides we wish to celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship in the country. The Global Summit this year is all about million entrepreneurs and their million dreams, NOW. I would like to take this opportunity to urge all the young and aspiring dreamers out there to come and join us for this interesting concept.”

Have a look at the Medals and Tshirts for the event.

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The Main sponsors of the Run in Coimbatore are PARK Innovation & Incubation Cell, United Institute of Technology, Prezantim and SoloScout.