TiE is a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. We believe in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship and growing business through our five pillars; mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding. TiE was founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the world’s largest entrepreneurial organization out there. With programs like TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) and Mentor Match, we are reaching out and fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs. Source:TIE
==Education==TiE Houston hosts Keynotes, Webinars, Workshops and Youth Entrepreneurship programs throughout the year. Check the calendar for upcoming events!
Funding== The success of early stage companies depends on access to capital, advice and networks. TiE Sponsors and Charter Members offer just that. TiE runs numerous angel investment groups and funding forums throughout it’s network. The mission of such programs is to support top-tier emerging companies with early stage investment and support.<br /> Funding Forum - Started in 2009, TiE Houston, TiE Austin, and TiE DFW, with support from theHouston Angel Network, have been hosting the TiE Texas Funding Forum, an annual event where aspiring entrepreneurs have an opportunity to access investors. In January 2015, the Forum will be hosted online to facilitate the broadest access to potential investors through community partners and leveraging the TiE Global Network. Check the calendar for more details! ==Networking== TiE Houston hosts various networking socials/ mixers throughout the year! Come and meet Sponsors, Charter, Corporate and General Members! Check the calendar for upcoming events! ==Mentoring== TiE was founded on the belief that nurturing entrepreneurs will lead to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and encapsulates the true spirit of giving back to the community. There are several Mentoring programs at many of the TiE Chapters – both Group mentoring and Personal one-to-one sessions with seasoned entrepreneurs. These include “TiE Institute”, “My Story Sessions”, “Business Builder Breakfast”, Mentoring at “Business Plan Competitions” and many more.