TiE – The Guardian Angel – Live Instant Funding; 125 Start-ups to vie for Funding Opportunity This Year


Hyderabad India, June 19, 2017: TiE-Hyderabad announced today their 2nd edition of The Guardian Angel – a live Instant Funding Event inspired by popular TV Series “Shark Tank”. The instant fund raising event will be held on 24 June 2017 from 1400 hrs – 1700 hrs in Park Hyatt, Hyderabad.

TiE-HyderabadAfter its successful and highly acclaimed debut in 2016, The Guardian Angel received an extraordinary response with over 125 applications for 2017 edition.  In the First Edition, 3 start ups raised funds to the tune of INR 1.75Cr . Organisers expect this year’s event to set a new record.

Pradeep Mittal, President, TiE Hyderabad, said, the Guardian Angel is part of the many start up friendly initiatives TiE-Hyderabad have introduced over the years to strengthen the eco-system. The Guardian Angel fulfils a critical growth factor through funding and investment support. We are sure this event will take the spirits of the start-ups to newer levels and encourage them to bring exclusivity and innovation on to the table, ultimately bridging the gap between the investors and start-ups,

“We will continue to hand hold and nurture start-ups through various initiatives. The Guardian Angel is just one such step  that facilitates funding to the tune of  INR 5 lakhs  to 2 Cr. Activities like this and more will not only strengthen the eco-system but will also bring sustenance.” Pradeep added.

Rakesh Bhatia, Chair, The Guardian Angel said The 2nd edition of The Guardian Angel brings more innovative startups and great stories to the platform which will create new benchmarks in the ecosystem and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit.

To know more about the program visit: http://hyderabad.tie.org/theguardianangel/

About TiE : The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region. There are currently 13,000 members, including over 2,500 charter members in 61 chapters across 18 countries. TiE’s mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, education, incubating, and funding. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE’s focus is on generating and nurturing our next generation of entrepreneurs.