About TiECon Surat 2023

About TiE Global

TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), established in 1992 in Silicon Valley (USA), is a global non-profit organisation with a mission to foster entrepreneurship through mentoring, incubation, education, networking and funding. With the focus of giving back to the community, TiE's focus is on generating and nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs. TiE is present in 14 countries having 58 chapters with 3,000+ Charter Members and 15,000+ Members.

About TiE Surat

TiE Surat Chapter, started in 2019, is working relentlessly to build a vibrant startup ecosystem in South Gujarat Region. TiE Surat has 50+ Charter Members and 150+ Associate Members. Some of the Programs & Activities done by TiE Surat are: TiE Nurture Program (an equity-free startup accelerator program) powered by TiE Pune, TiE Women Global Pitch Competition (for Women Entrepreneurs), TiE University (for College Students), TiE Young Entrepreneurs (for Grade 9 to 12 students), TiE India Angels (for startup investment), TiE Masterclass, TiE Knowledge Series and many more such programs.

About TiECon Surat 2023

TiECon Surat 2023 is TiE Surat's 2nd Annual Flagship Event to be held on 15th - 16th December, 2023.

Indian Entrepreneurs across the nation are creating a better tomorrow and we are here to empower these Futurepreneurs. Through TiECon we are offering an opportunity for startups to learn from industry experts, network with investors & connect with global leaders. The event will also feature live pitches & exciting panel discussions.

The theme for the first TiECon Surat 2023 is "Empowering Futurepreneurs".

Gujarat is a land of entrepreneurs. Today's generation is now actively pursuing new-age ventures and they are ably supported by forward-thinking mentors & investors. It's time TiE takes the lead to support & empower these entrepreneurs by providing a platform to learn & network with unicorn founders & industry leaders who have disrupted the market or category through path-breaking products or services. TiECon Surat 2023 will be a melting pot where startup founders, investors, industry leaders, budding entrepreneurs and students will gather to celebrate entrepreneurship.

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Who will attend TiECon Surat 2023?

  • TiE Members from across the world
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Corporate Leaders
  • Industry Experts
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Angel Investors
  • Startup Founders
  • Startup Mentors
  • Govt. Officials
  • Diplomats & other Delegates


  • With a population of more than 6.5 mn, Surat is India's 8th and Gujarat's 2nd largest city.
  • Surat is the fastest growing city of India (with 11.5% GDP Growth) and has one of the highest per capita household income in the country.
  • Surat City, with more than 115+ flyovers, has the fastest vehicular mobility in the country.
  • Surat houses world's largest diamond cutting & polishing industry, employing more than 1.5 mn people.
  • Surat's textile industry employs more than 1.5 mn people and produces 60% of Man Made Fabrics.
  • Hazira Industrial Area (15 kms from Surat) has presence of corporate giants like Reliance, Adani, L&T, ONGC, ArcelorMittal, KRIBHCO, GAIL, SHELL, NTPC, Indian Oil, HPCL, BPCL, ABG Shipyard and many more.
  • The upcoming Surat Diamond Bourse is spread across 35.54 acres with availability of 66 lakh Sq.ft. built-up area encompassing 4,000 offices for national & international Diamond traders.
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