TiE Austin hosts events and offers programs year-round to develop and mentor entrepreneurs at all stages in all industries. Learn more about our initiatives below and connect with us to get involved.

TiE Austin Women – Vive Les Femmes Entrepreneurs (VLFE)

Be Bold, Be Impactful

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Embrace, Engage, and Empower women entrepreneurs, irrespective of the origin, standing, background.

TiE Austin connects, inspires, and supports professional women by helping them build strong partnerships, encouraging them to achieve professional goals, and facilitating the exchange of knowledge, best practices and contacts.

Women of TiE Austin community will

  • learn openly and freely without inhibitions and judgment
  • increase potential of women businesses to receive funding to grow their entrepreneurial dreams
  • provide increased networking and right connections opportunities
  • create events and programs to enhance knowledge sharing
  • provide increased visibility.

TiE Austin brings you informative events throughout the year to inspire, inform,  educate women leaders. Please visit our Upcoming Events page to stay tuned and register to attend.

If you would like to actively participate in VLFE initiative of TiE Austin, please contact Tejal, our executive director.

TYE – The Young Entrepreneurs

Be Inspired, Be Challenged

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TiE Austin believes that today’s young ones are talented and risk takers. TiE Austin is here to empower them by offering the right skills and providing them with the right tools to build on their dream careers, professional growth, leadership savvy, and entrepreneurial abilities. TiE Austin will help high schoolers and college students build their confidence and abilities to create and innovate.

TiE Austin’s TYE program is initiated to inspire and challenge students to become the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

By being a part of TiE Austin’s TYE program, you will get an opportunity to

  • Learn business basics
  • Get an understanding of solution-based approach to problem-solving
  • Take your innovation idea/concept to the next level

TYE learning and mentoring are provided by real-life entrepreneurs. TiE Austin’s wide network – locally and globally – provides connecting and networking opportunities and opens up access to internships and funding sources.

If you would like to successfully launch and scale your ‘self’, be a part of TiE Austin’s TYE program.


For more information and to participate, please contact Tejal, the executive director.

TiE Austin Angels

For Under-Represented Entrepreneurs, By Angel Entrepreneurs

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TiE Austin will be launching the Angels initiatives for the ‘like-minded’ accredited investors to partner with other investors to be the premier pipeline of under-represented entrepreneurs. The mission is to connect top minority entrepreneurs with critical resources to bridge their funding gap. It will be designed to build a syndicate of angel investment opportunities for the TiE Austin Angels community.

TiE Austin Angel Investors will be able to invest in startups

  • With one minority founder or co-founder
  • That has raised less than $500K and seeking between $50K – $100K
  • Representing product with a scalable solution
  • Must have a working prototype
  • That is headquartered in Central Texas

If you express an interest in funding minority startups and /or being a syndicate partner OR need more information about TiE Austin Angels initiatives, please contact Tejal, TiE Austin’s executive director.