TiECON Chennai opens registration for PITCHFEST 2017. The Chennai chapter of TiE is partnering with several angel networks and investor to host PitchFest – a one-day programme for entrepreneurs to present their business ideas to angel investors, private equity firms, and high net worth individuals to get funding and mentoring support.
PitchFest is organised as part of TiECON Chennai 2017, a conference for entrepreneurs in the city. The PitchFest prelims will happen on September 9, 2017. Entrepreneurs interested in the PitchFest can submit their online application on or before September 5, 2017. The application form is available on http://tiecon.tiechennai.org. The preliminary screening session is on 9th September where particiapants have to pitch to senior Mentors of TiE Chennai. The selected entrepreneurs will pitch at TiECON Chennai 2017.
This year, TiECON Chennai have also scheduled a complementary session “Perfect your Pitch” before the PitchFest for the registered members. The session will lead by charter member Mr Dorai Thodla.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr Chandu Nair, Chairman, TiECON Chennai 2017 said, “This year TiECON Chennai 2017 have a mix of speaker sessions, debates, panel discussions, workshops, pitchfest, TiE Bazaar, and the gala Awards ceremony. The most happening thing was the PitchFest. This is the great opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to pitch to leading Angel & VC Investors, under one roof. Last year startups like Detect Technologies, TMT Media, Energyly, Purple Ironing Services, SP Robotic Works, Notifie, PiQube, Kobster have raised their funding through Pitchfest. We are looking forward more funding for this year too”
One of PitchFest 2016 winner Mr Daniel Raj David, CEO, Detech Technologies said, “TIECON Chennai is a great place to connect to the right investors and build the right networks. Given a huge participation with the who’s who in the startup space and inspiring lectures, it is a must see for budding entrepreneurs from the South”.