TiE and Lumis Partners to host The Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards 2017

~10th edition of the prestigious award to be held at TiECon 2017 on 15th December

~Last date to apply is 17th November, 2017

~Shortlisted finalists to be announced by December first week

New Delhi, November 14, 2017: The prestigious TiE Lumis Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards returns for its 10th edition at the TiE Con 2017 being held from 15th-16th December 2017, at Taj Palace, New Delhi. The awards ceremony will be hosted on Day 1 of TiE Con 2017 and will see 6 innovative start-ups pitch their ideas and companies to a jury comprising of industry veterans.

Sandeep Sinha, Managing Partner, Lumis Partners commented, “Over the last 10 years, the TiE-Lumis Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards have established a rich heritage and a distinctive track-record of identifying future segment leaders. This platform has the potential to put you on the map, way early in your journey catapulting your startup way forward. If you believe you are on a path to market leadership and consider your firm to be on an exponential growth path, go ahead and apply right away.”

With these awards, we aim to provide a platform and a vision for start-ups that have the potential to transform into leading organizations in the near future,” said Geetika Dayal, Executive Director, TiE Delhi-NCR. “With this initiative, through the years, we have had the opportunity to nurture the next big success story, and paved their path to become an inspiration for many,” she further added.

TiE Delhi-NCR and Lumis Partners instituted the Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards in 2008 with a vision to recognize outstanding young companies with potential to transform into world class organizations in the near future. The objective was to create a platform for promoting such companies by bringing together the TiE network along with mentoring support from Lumis Partners and providing access to funding and board level coaching. The unique initiative aims to uncover some of the most innovative, sustainable and high potential companies in India.

Earlier editions’ winners include Makemytrip, VLCC, Oyo Rooms, The Beer Café, Travel Khana, 1mg, etc., to name a few. The award has seen a high success rate and a majority of the winners are on a high growth trajectory, with some being industry leaders in their respective domains.

This year too, the jury will evaluate entries based on the applicants’ understanding of the market vis-à-vis product placement, differentiators, value proposition and overall social impact. The 6 finalists will then be given an opportunity for a 10 minute presentation to the jury and 3 will be declared as the final winners. The shortlisted finalists will be announced during the first week of December.

For more information on the awards, eligibility criteria and to apply, please visit http://excellenceawards.tiecon-delhi.org

About TiE

TiE is a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. We believe in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship and growing business through our five pillars; mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding. TiE was founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the world’s largest entrepreneurial organization out there. With programs like TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) and Mentor Match, we are reaching out and fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs.

For further information, please visit –

Website: https://delhi.tie.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TiEDelhi/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tiedelhi?lang=en

About Lumis Partners

Lumis Partners are an Operating Private Equity Fund which focus on creating a strong eco-system, and unlocking value in a fragmented value chain. Lumis is an entrepreneurial firm made up of highly

accomplished professionals, who came together to deploy extensive operational and transformational experience. The Firm has been successful in assembling talent that is disproportionate to its current size with large operational leverage. A significant part of the leadership team takes pride in its GE roots, and the Firm leverages best in class Operational, Financial and People Management skills and best practices to manage sub-$50M revenue companies.


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