SPONSORSHIPS @ TiE SILICON VALLEY

TiE is one of the world's largest ecosystems for technology professionals, entrepreneurs, domain experts, enterprise executives, venture capitalists, and educators. Our mission is to foster tech entrepreneurship globally. We help entrepreneurs by sharing expertise and connecting them to domain experts and influencers via myriad of programs, partnerships and collaborative initiatives.

Our expanded network currently operates out of 60 cities in 16 countries with a broad reach, impacting more than half a million. We currently are tracking more than 180,000 technology startups, directly engage with 11,000+ startups globally. We are the only organization of its kind with a compelling 26-year history of promoting technology entrepreneurship.

TiE Inflect (previously TiEcon) is our largest flagship event. It attracted 5400+ attendees last year. This year, our conference will focus on the business and human impact of Artificial Intelligence. This massive conference will bring together the world’s best minds and highlight how AI combined with disruptive technologies like Blockchain and IoT are radically transforming FinTech, MarTech, HealthTech, Cybersecurity, AR/VR, Robotics, Drones, and other key industries. Experts predict that this will drive innovation further and faster than ever before.

ROI Extends Far Beyond Event Presence!

  1. Reinforce thought leadership by sponsoring a keynote or a panel session at one of our 50+ events.
  2. Strengthen your domain leadership amongst thousands of technology professionals
  3. Upsell your company offerings through myriad of opportunities
  4. 1,800+ skilled engineers from the greater Bay Area engaged in trending technologies
  5. 1200+ domain experts and influencers in technology
  6. 1400+ innovative tech startups worldwide
  7. 250+ of Silicon Valley’s leading venture capitalists and angel groups
  8. Set up a booth in the Startup Expo to attract the right talent
  9. Recognition through direct virtual engagements with 11,000+ innovative tech startups and 3000+ influencers globally
  10. Visibility and branding for you and your enterprise on our websites, mobile app and partnering social platforms throughout the year
  11. Invitation to our coveted TiE Silicon Valley’s Influencers Circle

TiE Silicon Valley Influencer Circle is exclusive and only by invitation. Our Influencers Circle is primarily comprised of CXOs, senior enterprise executives, accomplished serial entrepreneurs who are recognized for their contributions to the global technology ecosystem.

Why join our Influencers Circle?

  1. Our influencers can engage based on time and at their discretion. There is no fee or expectations of time commitment. You may choose to leave the group at any time.
  2. Attend social and professional events including VIP CXO mixers within the greater Bay Area.
  3. Speak at domain focused and marquee conferences organized by partnering enterprises and independently operated tech conferences worldwide. Our influencers will speak at more than 300 conferences and events this year.
  4. TiE would be privileged to schedule speaking engagements when you travel to one of our chapter cities worldwide. Expert talks or “meet and greet” events can be put together specially around your travel to one of our TiE chapters in 60 cities and 16 countries worldwide, expanding your personal and enterprise branding within our global ecosystem.
  5. More than 11,000 innovative tech startups within our network can benefit from our influencers serving as mentors, advisors, or board members. Our Influencers are connected to a global network by mutual consent through a closed “EcoConnect” platform and TiEeco mobile app.
  6. Privileged attendee at any TiE Silicon Valley event as a VIP.
  7. Serve on expert panels to judge startup competitions.
  8. Publish your content through TiEeco and its affiliated partner websites.

SPONSOR LEVEL TIER
GRAND $125K
PLATINUM $75K
GOLD $35K
SILVER $15K
BRONZE $10K
GRAND SPONSOR:
  1. Grand keynote address on the main stage with an expected audience of 2000+.
  2. Expo booth of up to 20x20.
  3. Conference Passes (40), VIP Reception Passes (15). Can invite your customers or VIP guests.
  4. Conference floor and year-round virtual branding.
PLATINUM SPONSOR:
  1. Track keynote address inside the track hall with an expected domain-focused audience of 300 (Subject to availability).
  2. Expo booth of up to 20x16.
  3. Conference Passes (25), VIP Reception Passes (10). Can invite your customers or VIP guests.
  4. Conference floor and year-round virtual branding.
GOLD SPONSOR:
  1. Fireside chat in one of the tracks (subject to relevancy and availability).
  2. Expo booth of up to 20x8.
  3. Conference Passes (15), VIP Reception Passes (5).
  4. Conference floor and year-round virtual branding.
SILVER SPONSOR:
  1. One Panel speaking slot in one of the tracks (subject to relevancy and availability).
  2. Expo booth of up to 10x8.
  3. Conference Passes (10), VIP Reception Passes (2).
  4. Conference floor and year-round virtual branding.
BRONZE SPONSOR (Limited slots - only by invitation)
  1. One Panel speaking slot in one of the tracks (subject to speaker fit and availability).
  2. Conference Passes (4), VIP Reception Passes (1).

NOTE: All speaking slots are subject to approval by the TiE Inflect Conference Committee

TiE Silicon Valley offers annual sponsorship opportunities for enterprises, and services firms.
Value Prop $40,000 $25,000
1. Company logo promotion on TiE Silicon Valley website, events slideshows, banners, etc.
2. Company logo promotion on the TiEeco Mobile App. Recognition is on the main app frame.
3. Targeted messaging through ongoing TiE communications such as newsletters, event announcements, etc., to TiE ecosystem of 150,000. Up to two announcements in a year. Once a year
4 Logo visibility on slideshows before and after all events
5. Targeted messaging through ongoing TiE communications such as newsletters, event announcements, etc. Up to two announcements offering your products, programs, events, etc., to the TiE Silicon Valley network of 72,000+ X
6. Marketing of sponsor’s events to the TiE network. Two events (planned and hosted by sponsor) One event (planned and hosted by sponsor)
7. Two Invitations to TiE VIP socials (2-3 events a year)
8. Access to all TiE Silicon Valley events (50+) including VIP events except socials. Five executives Two executives
9. Promote events or products or services offered by our annual sponsor, custom tailored by relevance to audiences within the TiE global ecosystem. Twice a year Once a year

TiE Inflect 2018 (Previously TiEcon) benefits

10. Panel speaking slot of moderator/ speaker at TiE Inflect 2018 or any other TiE Silicon Valley events during the year.
(subject to availability and relevance)

(subject to availability and relevance)
11. Expo booth. up to 20x8 up to 10x8
12. Conference passes. up to 10 up to 6
13. Branding and visibility on TiE Inflect 2018 website.
14. Invitation to VIP social events during TiE Inflect 2018.
15. Office Hours: Sponsor can hold office hours for TiE members at their office. TiE will share office hours details with the memberbase. Once every quarter Twice a year
16. Opportunity to connect with TiE chapters' ecosystems. Not available
Executive Level Attendees $%
CXO 997 18
Tech Professional 609 11
VPs, Directors, GMs 721 13
Students 63 1
Venture Capitalists & Angels 388 7
Speakers 221 4
Entrepreneurs 2049 37
Volunteers and Special Guests 499 9
TOTAL 5547 100
AI Platforms FinTech
Marketing Tech Internet of Things
Cyber Security TiE Women
Health Tech DevOps
Emerging Tech Blockchain
Words of Wisdom AI/ML Bootcamp
Blockchain Bootcamp Startup Expo
TiE 50 Top Startup Awards Startup Bootcamp

“ For startups in India, I want to thank TiE for its valued suggestions, for creating a more supportive environment for startups. I know you will succeed on the strength of your genius and enterprise, but when you need a helping hand, or when you find hurdles in your way, we will be there for you.”
--Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi during India-US Startup Konnect

“If you want to be big, if you want to be relentless, you’ve got to get involved with TiE because I will tell you why...when they asked me to come speak, I am here because it is [one of] the most effective, biggest, connected groups in the world.”
-Jeffrey Hayzlett, former CMO of Kodak (CMO Inflect, 2017)

“Sponsoring TiE CMO Inflect was a great opportunity for us to share our brand and get in front of thought leaders and marketing leaders across Silicon Valley, and… great to share the opportunity to participate.”
-Vinay Bhagat, Founder & CEO, TrustRadius (CMO Inflect, 2017)

“So glad I came. I’m pretty jaded about how useful conferences are but your panelists have been outstanding.”
-CMO Inflect Attendee (2017)

“TiEcon blows out of the water every other entrepreneur network and gathering.”
-Love Beejal, Founder & CEO, NeoStencil, Inc. (2017)

“TiEcon helps bring companies, thought leaders, investors, innovators and entrepreneurs together on [machine learning] better than any other organization in the US.”
-Manju Devadas, CEO, Pluto7 (2017)

“The best experience — a global opportunity — for entrepreneurs to learn, share, engage, create, commit and accelerate the execution of their global vision and mission.”
-Richard Philip Eastburn, Founder/CEO Global Immersion Technologies LLC (2017)

“An exceptional platform to learn, teach and network — all in a day’s work.”
-Zain Jeewanjee, Escalon Services (2017)

“TiE Angels was one of the earliest groups to recognize the market demand for a secure Data Stream Network and the potential of PubNub to address that need. Their participation in our financing, and their amazing network of senior execs, has been instrumental in helping PubNub grow beyond 1,000 customers across 60 countries, 250 million connected devices, and 3 million transactions per second.”
-Todd Greene, Founder & CEO, PubNub

“We were able to sign a term sheet with a venture group which was introduced by TiE Angels in a matter of less than 1 week. Also as a direct result of the due diligence conducted by TiE Angels...we were able to attract substantial funding from 3 other Angel groups with TiE being the lead. Further, as a result of the due diligence conducted by TiE, we have been able to sign a term sheet for a very large Series A at very favorable terms with a Swiss PE at a pretty significant valuation increase from this bridge round.”
-CEO, POC Medical Systems

“On my book tour at The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) in California, I spoke with 4,000 Indian entrepreneurs and engineers. It was the most exciting day I had on my tour… [to see] thousands of Indian entrepreneurs dominating Silicon Valley. It’s amazing what has happened. What India has done for Silicon Valley is unbelievable.”
-Jack Welch, former CEO, GE, in a Forbes India interview (2016)

“TiE’s annual conference on entrepreneurship… is completely focused on how to create tech startups that succeed in the current economic climate. I don’t endorse events often, but — if you are near the San Francisco area — for founders and CEOs, I believe it to be a worthwhile investment.”
-Tim Ferriss, author of 4 Hour Workweek

“Building a company from startup to a global business is both exciting and challenging. The skillsets required to launch are vastly different than the skillsets required to run a large, complex organization, requiring continuous learning. TiE is an excellent resource for entrepreneurs regardless of where they are in the journey.”
-Sanjay Mehrotra, Co-founder, President & CEO, SanDisk (2016)

“TiE provides an extremely valuable platform to accelerate the journey of an entrepreneur. TiE brings the startup ecosystem together and this can give the entrepreneur what they need to accelerate their journey from vision to company launch.”
-Diane Greene, SVP, Google’s Cloud Businesses, May 2016

“TiE SV facilitated a number of CIO introductions for Druva, which were very useful for both great product feedback and eventually paying customers.”
-CEO, Druva (2015)

“The whole TiE community came together and surrounded Seclore during the US launch phase. From social dinners to formal business advice from mentors like BV (Jagadeesh), Raju (Reddy) and Manish (Gupta), the program acted like a basketball springboard, softening the landing and propelling the company forward.”
-Vishal Gupta, CEO, Seclore (2015)

“TiE Angels played a critical role in the success of CloudVolumes. First, they provided our seed round and it was much easier to work with a large number of individual investors. Second, their experienced entrepreneurs and investors joined our board. Third, TiE hosted CIO Forums that led to our initial enterprise customers. Finally, individual investors in TiE Angels were helpful throughout the life of the company with introductions to customers, partners, job candidates and more.
-Matt Conover, Founder & CTO, CloudVolumes (acquired by VMware)

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