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TiE APAC Fintech SIG

TiE APAC Fintech Special Interest Group aims to create a collaborative ecosystem across the TiE APAC community to facilitate funding and growth of Fintech and related businesses with international growth ambitions and contribute to the APAC Fintech ecosystem.

TiE Melbourne Blog

TiE Melbourne is an eclectic group of entrepreneurs each with a history of successful business ventures. What brings us together is a shared, abiding interest in conscious entrepreneurship – pursuing profitable, impactful ventures with a wholesome purpose, ethical approach, and a sense of self-awareness. Read about our events and initiatives as well as trends and essential know-how in entrepreneurship.

Flagship Event

Flagship Event

TiEcon is our annual flagship event and the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs. Each year in May, over 3,000 attendees gather for two days of thought-provoking topics on entrepreneurship, industry trends and opportunities.






TiE APAC Fintech SIG Launch

What are Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies solving for?What is an initial coin offering and why the euphoria?Our panel will discuss Block Chain, paint the landscape of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, the tec  … READ MORE

TiE Melbourne Year-End Lunch

You are cordially invited to TiE Melbourne End of Year Lunch to celebrate the year that has passed.This event is exclusive to Charter members and spouses.  … READ MORE

Conscious Entrepreneurship: The Key to Business Success

A new generation of entrepreneurs is practicing a business model that places just as much importance on doing social good as on making money. Is this trend the new mantra for success?A conscious busin  … READ MORE

TiE Melbourne – Swinburne MEI Roundtables (Teams)

This program aims to provide MEI students better understanding of how to take a business idea into implementation by hearing of the experiences good and bad of some successful entrepreneurs.In the fin  … READ MORE

TiE Melbourne – Swinburne MEI Roundtables (Planning and Preparation)

This program aims to provide MEI students better understanding of how to take a business idea into implementation by hearing of the experiences good and bad of some successful entrepreneurs.In the sec  … READ MORE




TiE Global Summit II, our annual entrepreneurial Leadership Summit is coming up soon in Mumbai on the 21st & 22nd of Feb, 2018. Over 20+ TiE chapters from India, USA, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Dubai; along with global venture capital funds and innovators will be present.
Top speakers include Bhavish Aggarwal (Ola Cabs), Dheeraj Pandey (Nutanix), Jyoti Bansal (Appdynamix), Yossi Vardi (Israeli investor), Brad Feld (US Investor), and many more. See more on the latest about TGS II at


Mario Misso

Governance at TiE Melbourne and COO at LogicalTech Group
Mario has pursued a successful 40 year career in IT and Sales including 20 years as a Company Director of the LogicalTech Group. Having commenced with LogicalTech in 1990, he’s now a Director of sev...
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Rod Smith

Treasurer at TiE Melbourne and Director at Strategem Management Consultants
Rod Smith is a consultant and executive coach to a variety of organisations and people, from start-ups to multinationals. This follows a highly successful career in Sales, Sales Management and General...
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Saurabh Mishra

President at TiE Melbourne and CEO at Imageryworks
Saurabh is a serial entrepreneur. He has co-founded five e-health business ventures since 2000, of which three (eClinic, SamplesPlus and PalCare) were bought by some of the largest healthcare busines...
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Alok Kulkarni

VP at TiE Melbourne and CEO at Cyara
Alok is the Co-Founder, CEO, and Chairman of Cyara. Alok founded Cyara with a belief that the right software testing platform would enable businesses to guarantee success in serving their customers wh...
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Geoffrey Shiff

Secretary at TiE Melbourne and Partner at Shiff & Company Lawyers
Geoffrey holds Bachelor of Jurisprudence, Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws degrees from Monash University. He is the founding partner of Shiff & Company Lawyers, a law firm based in Melbourne. ...
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TiE Young Entrepreneurs

TiE Young Entrepreneurs is a Global program aimed at fostering our future generation of entrepreneurs. TYE focuses on teaching entrepreneurship to high school students and helping them discover the rewards and challenges of becoming an entrepreneur.

TiE Women Empowerment Initiative

TiE Global’s All India Road Show on Women’s Economic Empowerment through Entrepreneurship (AIRSWEEE), a joint initiative by TiE Global and the US Department of State, was launched in September 2016 with the goal of empowering women across Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in India.

TiE University Challenge

The TiE University Challenge offers post-graduate university students an opportunity to present their startup ideas, and participate at local and regional TiE Competitions. The winning teams from Asia and Europe have an opportunity to apply to the Rice University’s acclaimed Business Plan Competition, which invests $1.5million and several prizes to the 42 Finalists.