TiE Event - TiE Texas Funding Forum

TiE TEXAS FUNDING FORUM 2009

CALLING ALL PRESENTERS!
Do you have a great business idea or a start-up business that you've been thinking about launching? Are you wondering how can you get your idea in front of Angel Investors and Venture Capital firms to see if it will stick?  If so, consider applying to TiE Texas Funding Forum!

WHO SHOULD APPLY?
•    Early-stage entrepreneurs looking for funding
•    Early-stage entrepreneurs looking to get a real time feedback on strategy, vision from leading investors
•    Early-stage entrepreneurs looking for tools & the means to position your product/service in market

If you are an entrepreneur with a new business idea or an early stage start up this forum is an ideal place to meet investors in an intimate setting.  Presentations will be done in a small group setting to facilitate interaction and networking.

HOW DO I APPLY?
Please visit tietexasfundingforum.com to submit your Executive Summary.

Application Deadline: Friday, October 25th, 2009

IS THERE A FEE TO APPLY?
There is no fee if you are already a member of TIE Houston. You do not need to be a member of TiE to apply. Non-member companies selected to present will need to become members of TIE Houston which they can accomplish by paying a $100 fee. This fee covers admission to the event for two company representatives and membership to TiE Houston for one year.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
Executive summaries will be reviewed by a small committee. Finalists will be notified by TiE and those selected will be given the opportunity to make a presentation to a team of Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors, Bankers, and others at the Funding Forum event on November 11th, 2009.  Presenters will be required to put together a business plan presentation and elevator pitch.  A TiE mentor will be assigned to work with you before the event.   

Note: This event will be open to public. For attendees this is a great opportunity to network with some of the best in the Texas entrepreneurial community, to understand how a pitch is made and what investors are looking for. Contact jyoti.gupta@houston.tie.org with questions.

These are times for creativity and innovation! Get us your Executive Summary FAST!
 
For more information, visit: 
http://houston.tie.org
 
 
 
Speaker

When

Wed, Nov. 11, 2009
4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. US/Central

Where

Houston Technology Center
410 Pierce Street
Houston