TYE Bangalore - Launch

TYE had a great start at Microsoft Center in Bangalore, has plenty of potential. I enjoyed just sitting in the back row watching Geetha Ramamurthy and Madan Padaki engage adeptly with all students….Ravi Gururaj, President, TiE Bangalore

TYE Launch

The kids are amazing…had a lot of fun interacting with them…I think we are on to something here – we can build an impactful program for the long term!....Madan Padaki, Serial Entrepreneur, conducted first module filled with lots of learning, interesting stories and activities.

Young entrepreneurs in discussion

My congratulations to Ravi and TiE team to make it happen, I enjoyed meeting and interacting with the students, look forward to future sessions…..Geetha Ramamurthy, CEO, GiGa Innovation Center

All in a photo

GIGA and Microsoft together launched the TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) program today in Bangalore! Many thanks to Ravi Gururaj and Geetha Ramamurthy for kickstarting the program for 24 bright and dynamic youth (9th and 10th graders), 33% girls and all very keen on Entrepreneurship participated….Snigdha Kundu, program Manager

Bill in his earlier days

TYE, a TiE Global Entrepreneurship education program for youth was started in Boston, Massachusetts in 2005. After a successful run of this module at TiE Boston chapter for 5 consecutive years, TiE Global partnered with the Boston team to launch the TYE Global in 2009 and began its first pilot in which 5 TiE Chapters (Boston, London, Carolinas, Seattle and Delhi) participated.

Generation of ideas

The first TYE Global Business Plan Competition was held in May 2010 at MIT Campus, Boston, Massachusetts. Since its inception, 5,000 students from over 100 schools worldwide have participated in the program that was led by 20+ TiE chapters and over 20 companies were started by the youth globally.

Geetha and Shyam during the launch


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