In Conversation with Geetika Dayal, Executive Director at TiE (Delhi-NCR)


India has a richly thriving startup ecosystem today, and is only paving the way for more to crop up and become the next leaders of the economy. Startups need entrepreneurial risks, or better, risk-taking entrepreneurs with a vision that demarcates their venture from the rest. Here is a talk for those on the lookout for what separates the winning ideas from the losers.

What : Geetika Dayal in Conversation with Sumeer Walia
When : Mar 26, 2018 | 4PM – 5:30PM
Where : Chitkara Innovation Incubator Foundation, MDC-4, Panchkula

Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development (CEED), Chitkara University has cordially invited Geetika Dayal, Executive Director of TiE Delhi-NCR for a conversation with Director of CEED, Sumeer Walia for an insight into the world of entrepreneurship and the enabling of startups in the current ecosystem of corporates.

TiE or The Indus Entrepreneurs is a not-for-profit organisation that was set up in Silicon Valley, USA in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region to foster entrepreneurship at a global scale through mentorship, networking, and education. To this day, their aim continues to be the nurturing of the next generation of entrepreneurs. As Executive Director of TiE Delhi-NCR Chapter, Geetika Dayal has played a key role in giving the Indian entrepreneurial system a megaboost.

Under Ms Dayal’s leadership, TiE Delhi-NCR has been a five time winner of the TiE Global Award for being the Best TiE Chapter globally and was also awarded at the World SME Conference 2016 for Exemplary Work in Building the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for Small Businesses in India.  Moreover, Geetika Dayal herself was felicitated as an Enabler of the Ecosystem for Startups by CNBC Young Turks. She has previously been conferred the Best Executive Director Globally by TiE and has received the Chairman’s Award for her exceptional contribution and service to the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Geetika’s leadership has seen TiE Delhi-NCR working relentlessly towards organising special interest focused group events for startups, women entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, youth, and early stage entrepreneurs. Their effort remains to create a bridge between startups and policy makers, academicians, corporates, and investors. She joined TiE in 2001, when it was in the early stage of its inception in India, and has been the guiding factor of TiE making a mark on the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Join her in conversation on March 26 to understand the finer nuances of how to make an impact in the thriving startup ecosystem of today’s economic sector.


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