TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Hyderabad, the global entrepreneurial network, announced that Manohar Reddy will take over the reins as Chapter President for the year 2021. He succeeds Sridhar Pinnapureddy, who will demit his office on 31st December.
Manohar Reddy is the Founder and CEO of Feuji Inc., which is a global technology, a services company that provides right-shoring, low-code application development and proposal writing solutions. He has been associated with TiE for a long time and is currently serving it as Vice President. He played a pivotal role in the just concluded TiE Global Summit—TGS-2020.
Welcoming Manohar Reddy as the new President of TiE Hyderabad, the outgoing President Sridhar Reddy Pinnapureddy, who is the Founder and CEO, CtrlS Datacenters, Cloud4C said, “The Chapter looks forward to Manohar’s knowledge, and entrepreneurial experience to further TiE’s mission in fostering entrepreneurship.” He further added, “I am confident that Manohar will play a key role in engaging the entrepreneurial ecosystem through innovation, funding, mentoring and create value for stakeholders.”
Setting the agenda for TiE Hyderabad in 2021, Manohar Reddy said, “The new leadership will continue the momentum with a focus on outcome-based initiatives, cross-chapter collaboration and building global partnerships that matter.”
Commenting on how Tie Hyderabad plans to impact startups in the coming years, he said, “TiE programs will continue to focus on helping startup entrepreneurs connect local investors, grow and scale businesses, providing timely advice and able mentorship, and enabling businesses to access new markets.”
Together with him, a new board will also take over reins of the Chapter from January 1, 2021. The new board besides Manohar Reddy, CEO as the President comprises of Suresh Raju, Managing Director, Golden Hills Capital as Vice President; Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Founder and CEO, CtrlS Datacenters and Cloud4C as Immediate Past President. The other board members for 2021 include Bhat Dittakavi, Founder, CEO, Data Scientist, Variance Ai; JT Rao, Chairman & MD, win AMR Systems Pvt Ltd; Murali Kakarla, CEO, Innobox Systems; Narasimhan Venkatesh, Sr. Director-Engineering, Silicon Labs; Ranvijay Lamba, MD & Country Head, Arcesium India; Rashida Adenwala, Founder Partner, R&A Associates; Sanjay Jesrani, Founder and CEO, Go North Ventures; Srinivasu Satti, Founder and MD, Finvista Advisors; Venkat Kamalakar Bundla, Angel Investor and MD, Garphi Biosciences Pvt Ltd and Viiveck Verma, Founder & CEO, Upsurge Enterprise Solutions.
How TiE Hyderabad supports the startup ecosystem
TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) is a go-to network of over 15,000 global entrepreneurs across 63 cities in 14 countries.
TiE Hyderabad Chapter played a key role in supporting entire startup ecosystems during the pandemic year through different initiatives. The Chapter is the recipient of the Best Global Chapter award this year. Each year, TiE Hyderabad impacts over 1,100 start-ups and 6,400+ students, conducts around 130 events and activities to encourage and nurture next-generation entrepreneurs.
Some of the well-known programs include TiE Grad, TiE Young Entrepreneurs, TYE Summer, Open Mic, Mentor Advisor, Deeptech SIG, Investor Connect, Knowledge Series, Leadership Series & My Story, among others.
TiE Hyderabad steers over 100 programs for chartered members, associate members, and other ecosystem partners and provides startups and its members access to about 3,000 successful entrepreneurs and professionals across the globe. Around 150 charter members are Hyderabad-based and volunteer for mentoring, education, and providing access to customers and investors through the global network.
The chapter hosted the world’s largest entrepreneur summit TiE Global Summit 2020 (TGS 2020), in December 2020, which received over 53,000 registrations and an attendance of 30,000+ entrepreneurs across the globe. For the first time in its history, the event had over 250 marquee speakers, 150 mentors, 180 companies, 500 innovation leaders, and 234 Incubators. It produced 60 hours of digital content of leaders, innovators and startup founders. TiE Hyderabad’s OpenMic was held as a part of TGS2020 with over 250 speakers from 18 different countries, participating non-stop for 60 hours.