Source: TiE Rockies

TiE Rockies Announces Regional Conference; Opens Call for Pitch Competition

Annual Conference Will Host 200 Executives, Investors and Entrepreneurs, International Speakers, and Includes a Pitch Competition

Denver, June 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TiE Rockies, the Colorado chapter of TiE Global, the largest entrepreneur’s network in the world, today announced plans for its annual regional conference, TieCon Northwest, at Fritz Knoebel Events center on the Denver University Campus in Denver on Aug. 22-24. The conference will feature a number of informative guest speakers from around the world, including the Pacific Northwest, Silicon Valley, Canada, China, India and United Arab Emirates.

TiE Rockies supports entrepreneurs in all industries, at all stages, from ideation to exit. The nonprofit venture supports Colorado entrepreneurs through networking events, mentorship programs and professional and business development opportunities.

The two-day regional event includes the opportunity for 1-on-1 networking and mentorship opportunities with established entrepreneurs as well as a pitch competition on Aug. 23. Entries into the pitch competition will be evaluated based on when they were received as well as on the quality of the pitch deck submitted. Winners will have the opportunity to participate in additional pitch competitions in Silicon Valley as well as globally in Delhi, India. To submit your company to pitch, please visit: https://bit.ly/tieconnw. The deadline to submit is July 15.

“We are dedicated to creating an entrepreneurial ecosystem of reciprocity,” said Patrice Barber, president of TiE Rockies. “Our heart beats for Colorado entrepreneurs.”

Some of the Tie Con Northwest 2018 sponsors include: 4 Gen Now, Arrow Electronics, AllHealth Network, Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, Colorado Companies to Watch, Colorado Lending Source, Creation Technologies, Eide Bailly, Fanum, Founders Institute, Global MindED, Gordon Pacific, International Business Circle, Innovation Pavilion, Liberty Global, MAPRagency, Meyer Law, Panasonic, PrimeHealthSociety of Physician Entrepreneurs and United Way.

“Our sponsors make groundbreaking events like this possible,” said Barber. “We encourage those from the business community around Colorado to participate as  mentors, sponsors or members.” For more information on becoming a TiE Con Northwest sponsor, please visit: https://tierockies.worldsecuresystems.com/tie-con-northwest/sponsors.

About TiE Rockies:
Mission: TiE Rockies is a Colorado non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs at all stages. Our mission is to foster entrepreneurship, funding and economic growth in Colorado by providing the highest level of mentoring and programming through TiE Rockies while leveraging our TiE Global connections and local strategic partner relationships. 

Purpose: Our purpose is to be a leader in making Colorado a top hub for entrepreneurship by leveraging the expertise of our TiE Charter Members, the TiE Global Network and creating entrepreneurial alliances with strategic partners including other Colorado incubators/accelerators, investors and economic development agencies. 

For more information, please visit www.rockies.tie.org.

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Melissa Christensen
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