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Media Release: TiE Women Entrepreneurs Program 2021

Applications open for Australia’s second TiE Women Entrepreneurship Program 2021.

TiE Melbourne and TiE Women Global are pleased to launch the TiE Women Entrepreneurs Program (TwE) for 2021. For women residing in Australia, with a focus on migrant women, the program is delivered in partnership with TiE Women, TiE Sydney, the Australia India Institute and the Australia India Chamber of Commerce.

TwE will assist participants turn an idea into a robust business plan and convert that business plan into an operating business model. The program will comprise of 6 workshops over 6 weeks and one-on-one mentoring with a TiE Member. The workshops will run from April to May 2021, leading up to an Australia Pitch finale to a panel of eminent entrepreneurs and judges.

A representative from the winning team will be invited to pitch at the global TiE Women finale, for a chance to win a US$100,000 cash prize.

TwE inaugural program ran last year in 2020, with the winning team pitching at the TiE Women Global Pitch Finale in early 2021 in Dubai.

Although there are several existing programs supporting women entrepreneurs, this program is unique in its focus on migrant women generally, including those of Indian heritage.

Applications open on 4th March and close on the 25th March.

For further information on the TiE Women Entrepreneurs Program and to apply, please visit: https://melbourne.tie.org/programs/twe-2021/

Media Contact

Anoushka Gungadin

TiE Women Australia Lead

anoushka@globalcq.com

About Us

TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) is dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship through mentoring, education, networking and funding. Started by entrepreneurs of Indian origin in the Silicon Valley in 1992, TiE is now one of the largest networks of entrepreneurs in the world, with 60+ chapters. TiE Women is an initiative of TiE Global.

Australia India Chamber of Commerce is a business to business and business to Government focused organisation. Pioneering ‘How India’, the AICC supports Australian businesses with insight, intelligence, collaboration, network, advocacy and services to succeed in their India engagement.

The Australia India Institute is a leading centre for engaged research on contemporary India, wielding significant influence in reshaping and developing relations, perceptions and mutually-beneficial opportunities between India and Australia across a range of interests.

For further information, email us at: twe@tiemelbourne.org

www.melbourne.tie.org

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