TiE Hyderabad organized the TiE Women Pitch Competition - 2022, an initiative by TiE Global to Embrace, Engage and Empower women entrepreneurs across the globe. It was held on Saturday at the Hitex Women in Business Expo 2022. TiE Hyderabad also successfully conducted the TiE Investor Connect - Women Special Edition!
TiE Investor Connect is a platform that enables curated start-ups to present their business venture to top Indian PE/VC/Seed/Angel funds across the industry. This was the first session of TiE Hyderabad Investor Connect -2022 with a new approach and vibrancy and focused on Women Entrepreneurs. 15 Startups led/Co-led by Women Entrepreneurs, from the Early & Revenue stage from various sectors pitched to 11 Investors.
Out of the 80 applications received from women-led start-ups, a panel of the Investor Committee curated and lined up 15 Women Entrepreneurs from various sectors who
presented their ventures to 11 Investors. For deeper dialogue, investors have shown interest in at least 10 startups and will further engage with them one on one. Sectors represented were Manufacturing, Technology, Education, Fashion, Food, Health & Wellness.
The startups selected for the pitches include:
365veda (365 Wellness and HealthTech Pvt Ltd) represented by Dr. Varsha Prabala; Autocracy Machinery Private Limited by Santhoshi Sushma Buddhiraju;
B Arm by Srusthi;
Eat Confetti by Niharika Gollapalli;
Innomet Advanced Materials Pvt Ltd by Saritha Chilakapati;
Involute training by Bala Mukkamala;
Kriyo by Sucharitha Dasireddy; Snackerstreet Pvt. ltd by Divya Medar;
Nextgen Property Adviser Private Limited by Anju Yadav; Nutrizzo Naturals Industries Pvt. Ltd. by Sindhu Saithi;
Rev Your Soul by Sandhya Nagavarpu;
Six Yards Plus by Mrinalini Shastry;
Starbuzz (Krisattva Pvt Ltd) by Krishna Priya;
WhatIsMyGoal Humera Nishat
The investors who these start-ups pitched include---Murali Krishna Gunturu from Inflexor Fund; Rathnakar Samvedam from Hyderabad Angels; Abhiram Katta from Endiya Partners; Srikant Tanikella from Pavestone; Shyam Penumaka from Dallas Venture Capital Prashanth Menon from Stratcap Advisory; Dr Ramakrishna Nalluri from Smileline Dental; Gaurav Mathur from Arteans; Ms Ravuri Lakshmi Reshma from Meenakshi group; Chandran Krishnan from Chennai Angels and Zaran Bhagwagar from Anthill Ventures