Master chef, actor and many more at this year's TiECON

Master chef, actor and many more at this year's TiECON

Celebrity master chef Sanjeev Kapoor, actor Ramesh Aravind, MP and entrepreneur Rajeev Chandrashekhar, Manipal University Chairman T V Mohandas Pai will be among the speakers at the seventh edition of 'TiECON' entrepreneurship summit organised by The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Hubballi chapter in the City on January 20 and 21.

Recipient of four military service awards Lt Gen P G Kamath, Deshpande Foundation founder Gururaj Despande, TedX speaker T Chendil Kumar, Hotify CEO Ankur Garg, Quick Heal technologies founder Kailash Katkar, Royal Enfield former CEO R L Ravi Chandran, business finance consultant Anil Menon R, CMB Portalogic Solutions co-founder Rohit Kuttappa, cardiology researcher Akash Manoj, and management consultant Samish Dalal will also be among the inspirational speakers at the TiECON to be held at Hotel Denissons at Dollars Colony on Gokul Road here.

TiE Hubballi chapter president Sandeep Bidasaria stated that 'Business redefined' is the theme of this year's conference which acts as an epitome of the entrepreneurial energy in the region.

Speaking to media persons here on Wednesday, he stated that Union Chemicals & Fertilisers Minister Anathkumar, State Large & Medium Industries Minister R V Deshpande, State IT & BT Minister Priyank Kharge and others would be the guests at the inauguration of the event on January 20 at 10:30 am.

At 6:30 pm on January 21, 'Icons at TiECON' session will be held, for which entry for the public is free. Rajeev Chandrashekhar, Ramesh Aravind, Sanjeev Kapoor and others would participate in that. TiE lifetime achievement award, best entrepreneur (male and female), and best startup (male and female) awards would also be presented on the occasion, he said.

TiECON convener Vivek Nayak noted that T V Mohandas Pai would deliver the keynote address of the event.

For registration to attend TiECON sessions on January 21, visit

Women power

India's first woman commando trainer Seema Rao, Mrs Asia Pacific Queen Exquisite International 2017 Sahivani Singh who also appeared on the cover page of Lifestyle Magazine, and Malini Agarwal whose blogs are followed by Bollywood stars are some of the noted women achievers who would share their views and motivate women entrepreneurs in the region, at the women's conclave to be held as part of this year's TiECON.

In addition, Nectar Fresh founder Chayaa Manjappa, actress and politician Malavika Avinash and others will also be among the speakers.

"We are expecting around 1,200 women to attend the women's conclave session which would begin at 2:30 pm on January 20. Entry is free," women's conclave convener Veena Daniel said.

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