Vijayawada: TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Amaravati announces the first edition of TiE Impact Conference themed on “Developing Entrepreneurship and Enterprise in Educational Institutions” to be held at Visakhapatnam on 13th July. TiE Impact shall bring together educational institutions, incubation centres, accelerators, other ecosystem enablers and Govt. officials. All the stakeholders can come together to discuss the experiences and success stories and plan for the coming year ahead.
The objective of the conference is to bring guests from successful Incubators & E-Cells in Educational Institutions to come to Andhra Pradesh and share their experiences and guide the institutions in the state to establish and scale up E-Cells, Incubation Centres and ways to nurture student entrepreneurs and start-ups on campus. The conference will focus on the further action to support student and graduate entrepreneurship – examining the roles of Government, Universities, the Business Community and others.
Mr. Sateesh Andra, President, TiE Amaravati said that “Often Educational Institutions play a crucial role in developing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. As per Kauffman Fellows review, the Success of Silicon Valley was possible because of the association with Stanford University. Hence, through TiE Impact, we are working towards strengthening the ecosystem in the Educational Institutions by bringing in expertise from all over the country “.
Adding to this Mr. Anudeep Chappa, Associate Director, TiE Amaravati said “The first edition of TiE Impact, is scheduled on July 13, 2018. It is being organized with the theme of “Developing Entrepreneurship and Enterprise in Educational Institutions”. All the prospective speakers would be from eminent Educational Institutions like IIM Ahmadabad, IIT Madras/Bombay, IIM Bangalore, ISB etc.,. Shri. Nara Lokesh, Honorable Minister for Information Technology, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development, Andhra Pradesh would be one of our keynote speakers for the event”
Dr. V. Valli Kumari, CEO, APIS ( Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society ) said that “As more and more students graduate from colleges, colleges must include entrepreneurship development programs in their curriculum, encouraging the students to focus on job creation after their graduation.”
AP Innovation Society, the designated department for promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in the state is partnering with TiE Amaravati with all the educational institutions in Andhra Pradesh are invited to participate, to register on the website https://hub.tie.org/e/tie-impact-2018 or contact the secretariat.