TiE SV Names Aerospike, Ayasdi, Infochimps, Bidgley, Glassbeam and Infinigraph as Lightning Round Winners for Big Data Track at TiEcon 2013

Winners Will Be Honored at TiEcon 2013 on Friday, May 17 at the Santa Clara Convention Center

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - May 13, 2013) - The Silicon Valley Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE SV) named Aerospike, Ayasdi, Infochimps, Bidgley, Glassbeam and Infinigraph as Lightning Round Winners in the Big Data Track at TiEcon 2013. Winners will be honored at TiEcon 2013 on Friday, May 17, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and will have the opportunity to present their pitch to the entire Big Data track at the event.

Lightning Round winners are recognized for their leadership amongst their peers and exhibit technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Winners were selected by the TiEcon 2013 content advisory team based on a set of criteria, including innovation, market potential and customer adoption.

"To honor the startups that are showing early traction and great potential, TiEcon has created a new category of Lightning Round winners who will get a chance to pitch their stories to the full Big Data track comprising of investors, industry executives, prospects, analysts and media," said R. Paul Singh, Co-Convener of TiEcon 2013.

TiEcon is TiE's premiere annual event and is the largest conference for entrepreneurs in the world. TiEcon 2013 offers full-day tracks on three of the hottest industry verticals: Big Data, Mobility and Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) on May 17th, 2013. The second day of the conference, May 18th, focuses on issues of entrepreneurship including how-tos, Women, Youth, Professional Services, Global and Social Entrepreneurship.

To check out the full list of Lightning Round Winners, visit http://tiecon.org/announcing-the-2013-lightning-round-winners/.

For more information on TiEcon 2013, visit www.tiecon.org.

About TiEcon
TiEcon is the world's largest conference for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with loyal participation from top technology companies, leading venture capital firms, and global service providers. TiEcon 2012 attracted 3,000+ attendees from across the world -- including CEOs of established companies to first-time entrepreneurs creating new companies, to leading investment professionals and corporate executives. TiEcon was listed by Worth Magazine in their September 2011 issue to be among the 10 Best Conferences for Ideas and Entrepreneurship along with TED and the World Economic Forum. For more information on TiEcon, visit http://www.tiecon.org/.

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