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Rashida Adenwala, the first woman to take over as President of TiE Hyderabad for the year 2023

E Hyderabad, the global entrepreneurial network, announced Rashida Adenwala as new President, the first woman to occupy the chair for the year 2023.

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley is a nonprofit organization devoted to entrepreneurs in all industries, at all stages, from incubation, throughout the entrepreneurial life cycle. With a global reach and a local focus, the heart of TiE efforts lies in its five foundational programs, – Mentoring, Networking, Education, Funding, and Incubation.

TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) is a go-to network of over 15,000 global entrepreneurs across 63 cities in 14 countries, and Hyderabad is one of the most vibrant and renowned chapters worldwide.

The new president, Rashida Adenwala has taken over reins today from Suresh Raju. Rashida Adenwala is the Founder Partner of R & A Associates, an integrated Corporate Secretarial & Legal Services Firm, offering a full range of corporate law services.

The new board comprises Rashida Adenwala, Founder Partner, R&A Associates as President, Srini Chandupatla, Co-Founder, Manjeera Digital Systems as Vice President, Suresh Raju, Founder & Partner Jupiter Alternative Investments Fund as Immediate Past President TiE Hyderabad, The other board members for 2023 include Venkateswara Rao Annapragada, Investor & Business Mentor.Dr. Balaji Bhyravbhatla Managing Director, HyLasCo Bio-Technology (India) Pvt. Ltd. Ravi Chennupati Chairman and Managing Director Ezone Security Solutions, Sharlin Thayil Co-Founder & CEO, Business Director View360 Technologies, Carnegie Technologies, Raj Samala, Founder & CEO, Revalsys Technologies, Raveendra Nalluri, Partner, Orpine, Inc, Dr. Nandita Sethi, Founder & MD, The Entrepreneur Zone (TEZ), (A Unit of Zen SkillProc Pvt Ltd), Bhanu Prakash Varla, Partner & Director, Graylogic Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Jayesh Sanghvi, Office Managing Partner, Hyderabad, Ernst & Young LLP, and Abhijit Banerjee, Managing Partner, Upwisery Capital Advisors LLP - Zauba Corp

Welcoming Rashida Adenwala as the new President of TiE Hyderabad, Suresh Raju, Founder and Partner of Jupiter Alternative Investments Fund said, “TiE Hyderabad recently hosted the TiE Global Summit which has witnessed many firsts to its credit, astounding success with global delegate participation crossing 3000+ registrations from 48 cities, 200+ speakers covering 69 Sessions, 9 Masterclasses, 32 Round tables, 3 Conclaves (SME Conclave, TiE Japan Conclave, TiE Africa Conclave), Expo stalls for 105 Companies, TiE Nurture Lounge enabling 1000s of Mentor-Mentee conversations, launch of TGS 100 as a new platform to identify top start-ups, Incubators Showcase, TiE Global Women Finals and University Pitchfest of over 40 teams from across the world -- all of this was spread across two and a half days.. The Chapter looks forward to Rashida’s contribution to further TiE’s mission in fostering entrepreneurship.”

Setting the agenda for TiE Hyderabad in 2023, Rashida Adenwala said, “The new leadership will continue the momentum with a focus on impact-based initiatives, cross-chapter collaboration and building corporate partnerships.” Commenting on how TiE Hyderabad plans to impact startups during her tenure as President, she said, “TiE will continue to nurture the startups through structured mentoring programs, help startup entrepreneurs connect with domestic as well global investors by collaborating with various investment platforms, provide market access through the TiE’s global network as well as focus on fostering entrepreneurship in the tier 2 cities of Telangana.”

About TiE Global & TiE Hyderabad

Each year, TiE Hyderabad impacts over 1,100 start-ups and 7500+ students, conducts around 100 events and activities to encourage and nurture next generation entrepreneurs. Some of the well-known programs include TiE Nurture Accelerator, TiE Grad, TiE Young Entrepreneurs, Open Mic, Mentor Advisor, Investor Connect, Knowledge Series, Leadership Series, MemberMixer, & 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 160 +charter members are Hyderabad-based and volunteer for mentoring, education, and providing access to customers and investors through the global network.


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