TiECon Midwest 2016- Detroit offers innovators an opportunity to receive huge investments toward healthcare mobility.
Tel Ganesan, president, TiE Detroit,a non-profit entrepreneurial organization,and managing partner, Kyyba Ventures, a technology and healthcare investment firm based in Farmington Hills, has announced that TiECon Midwest offers a platform of investment opportunities up to $1 billion for start-ups with ideas that can revolutionize healthcare mobility.
Geared toward finding solutions to health issues worldwide, the investment opportunity through Ignite2Disrupt will total $1 billion, plus incubation space, along with senior mentorship for start-up innovators.
“We are in search of new developments in science and technology that will improve health on a global scale,” said Ganesan. “We believe total investment of this magnitude for all start-ups, and the providing of physical incubation space in Michigan, can assist innovators with solutions that will benefit humanity worldwide. This, I believe will be a trendsetting conference for innovators in the Mid-west region, if not nationally or globally.”
At Ignite2Disrupt, TiECon Midwest 2016, which is scheduled for Thursday, October 27 and Friday, October 28 at The Henry in Dearborn, an anonymous investor and innovation team will meet with vetted innovators seeking funding. Additionally, the team will offer product expertise and mentorship.
Added Ganesan, “Respectively, this investment is not geared toward universities or large corporations, but rather innovators who have ideas that can impact health throughout the world, with the exception of drugs. I am excited to say, the playground is now open.”
“The investment also is a way to welcome excited and smart entrepreneurs to TiECon Midwest to present their ideas in front of one of our Grand Keynote Speakers, who has pledged such a great amount of investment. This will be the largest amount pledged anywhere in the world at an entrepreneurial conference and we are making it happen right here in Michigan.”
TiECon Midwest 2016 will bring together TiE members, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, top industry executives and thought leaders for a two-day conference to exchange ideas, explore new businesses and investments, discuss emerging technologies, share growth strategies and obtain insight from global business leaders, community leaders and worldwide experts.
TiECon Midwest 2016 is Michigan’s largest entrepreneurial conference, attracting hundreds of entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and other professionals. This year’s theme is Ignite2Disrupt. Connected World. Connected Technologies. The three main tracks will focus on Connected Mobility, Connected Health and Global Connectivity. TiECon Midwest is being held on Oct 27-28, 2016 at The Henry in Dearborn. For more information, visit http://www.tieconmidwest.org/
TiE is a global, not-for-profit, non-political, and non-religious organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs across its international network sponsored by top Venture Capital Firms, and Fortune 500 corporations; spread across 61 chapters in 18 countries comprising 2500 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, 13000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members. TiE has grown to become the world’s largest non-profit organization for entrepreneurs. For more information, visit http://www.detroit.tie.org/