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TiE Texas Funding Forum

TiE is hosting another forum for new startups to pitch to qualified investors in a environment that is safe and effective.

Attendee registration is now OPEN!
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Time: 4pm – 7:30pm
Date: November 2, 2011
Location: Houston Technology Center, 410 Pierce Houston, TX 77002

Deadline for the executive summary submission is 11:30PM Friday, October 21st 2011.
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TiE Houston, TiE Austin,  and TiE Dallas proudly present The TiE Texas Funding Forum, an annual event where aspiring entrepreneurs have an opportunity to present business cases to angel investors and venture capitalists and receive funding for their brilliant ideas. This fall, the event will be held in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, November 2, 2011.

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 2, 2011. 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.

This is a great event for entrepreneurs:

  • Looking for funding
  • Looking to get real-time feedback on strategy and vision from leading investors
  • Looking for tools and means to position your product/service in the market
  • Networking opportunity with established entrepreneurs, investors and corporate partners
  • Coaching and advice on how to improve your business plan strategy
  • Publicity of your company through the TiE website/email/Funding Forum

This event will be beneficial for all attendees, whether you are an entrepreneur, investor or a participant with an entrepreneurial spirit. This is a great opportunity to network with some of the best in the Texas entrepreneurial community and understand how a pitch is made, as well as what investors are looking for in today’s current market.

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