TiE – The Indus Entrepreneurs is a non-profit, global community who believes in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship. Spread across 18 countries with 61 chapters, TiE Chennai Mission is to encourage and nurture Entrepreneurship globally, especially the first generation Entrepreneurs.

TiE was founded in 1992 at Silicon Valley, by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the world’s largest entrepreneurial organization which helps every aspiring individual to realize their dream of becoming a successful Entrepreneur. TiE Chennai caters to the requirements of people of Chennai and Tamilnadu in growing business through mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding.

Cleantech SIG in TiE Chennai is organizing an event “Cleanpreneurs” for entrepreneurs on 12th June ’15 at Clarion Hotel, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Chennai.

Agenda for SIG Event on Clean Tech – Cleanpreneurs:

6.30 PM – 7 PM- Registration

7.00 PM – 7.30 PM – “Opportunities in Rural Electrification for Entrepreneurs” will be delivered by Mr. Upendra Bhatt (usually called UB) – Managing Director, cKinetics.

7.30 p.m. to 7.45 p.m. -Q & A session.

7.45 p.m. to 8.15 p.m. – “Global Cleantech 100” by Mr. Shyam Menon – Investment Director, Infuse Ventures.

8.15 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. – Q & A session.

8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. – Networking and Dinner.

About Global Cleantech 100:

Cleantech 100 target companies that are trailblazers in innovation that delivers the very best clean technology solutions. A significant research exercise, pulling together thousands of datapoints—objective and subjective; quantitative and qualitative—from all over the world, with the end goal of identifying where the consensus of sentiment and opinion seems to lie amongst the international cleantech community.

Shyam’s presentation:

The analysis by Shyam will provide insights in the world cleantech entrepreneurial trends. He will cover topics like: Most represented in Cleantech 100, changes in trends of representation, VC activity, etc on these sectors:

Energy efficiency, Waste water management, Smart grid, Renewable Energy including solar and wind, Biofuel and Biochemicals, Energy storage, Transportation, Recycling & waste, Agriculture & Forestry, Advanced Materials, etc…

Shyam Menon

Investment Director, Infuse Ventures

Shyam is the Investment Principal at Infuse Ventures, an early stage cleantech venture capital fund, new initiative launched by the Center for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) at IIM Ahmedabad. He brings over 11 years experience in cleantech venture capital, carbon finance and materials research engineering.

To hear more on Global Cleantech 100, register yourself for the SIG Event on Clean Tech – Cleanpreneurs.

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