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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.






Panel Discussion: Bridging Investments between the Silicon Valley & Australia/APAC

TiE Melbourne in collaboration with King & Wood Mallesons, are pleased to invite you to this unique panel discussion between Australian businesses and venture capital funds and investment fund mangers  … READ MORE

Entrepreneur Showcases Serie

TiE Melbourne invites you to the next edition of our very popular Entrepreneur showcase, featuring real-life entrepreneurs presenting their stories.We have 3 speakers each representing different stage  … READ MORE

2019 TiE Melbourne Young Entrepreneurship Final Pitch Finale

Please join us in the pitch finale of our TiE Melbourne Young Entrepreneurship Competition TYE on 17th August.On this pitch finale, each team will present their business plan and be be scrutinised by   … READ MORE

Entrepreneur Showcases Series

TiE Melbourne invites you to its newly resurrected, vintage Entrepreneur showcases featuring real-life entrepreneurs presenting their stories.We have 3 speakers each representing different stages of t  … READ MORE




TiEcon 2019 will focus on the hottest areas of innovation including AI/machine learning, security, FinTech, digital health and many more in addition to hosting its flagship tracks on “entrepreneurship How-tos”, youth and women.


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.