Catch the Next Wave

Accelerate Your Entrepreneurship

TiECON Southwest 2018 is TiE Southern California’s signature annual entrepreneurship conference bringing together 1000+ entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and business professionals for a great combination of substantive conversation, education and peer networking.

Make High-Level Connections

TiECON Southwest brings together highly successful and aspiring business women and men entrepreneurs as well as investors and mentors  from varying industries such as Technology, Hospitality, Finance, Real Estate, Automotive, Entertainment, Healthcare, AR/VR, Media and Information Technology.

The agenda features several keynote/plenary discussions and a number of  break-out panels, with plenty of time for networking and mentorship.

Learn The Latest Technologies

Come listen to Leaders on Automation on Technology Megatrends; on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; on Connected Health;  on the Rise of Women Entrepreneurs; and on Technology in Entertainment and Hospitality Industry. But that’s not all:


  • Attend Breakout Panels
  • Listen to the company Pitches from TieSoCal Labs
  • Enjoy the popular Mentor-Mentee Power Lunch
  • Network with high profile VCs
  • Promote your startup business
  • Get inspired and engaged with newfound connections
  • Test Ride the latest Tesla Model S or Model X



TIESOCAL LABS for Entrepreneurs

TiE SoCal Labs logoTiE SoCal Labs is a virtual incubator which helps aspiring entrepreneurs with the entire lifecycle of their company – from cradle to successful exit: ideation process, making a realistic business plan, finding co-founders, building proof-of-concept, creating MVP, finding beta customers, commercializing the products, creating go-to-market strategy, expanding sales and distribution channels, and above all, exploring various fund-raising options. TiE SoCal Labs helps put key people, processes and systems in place to make startup founders & entrepreneurs successful! We also help with initial seed funding if the selected TiE Socal Labs company Qualifies for initial seed round. Contact  TiE SoCal Angels for more information

TiE 15 - Pitch Session of Pre-Qualified companies for Entrepreneurs

Fast Pitch in front of Investors! 

We are taking selective applications from new startups who want to gain visibility, get feedback from local angel investors, venture capitalists & executives, and grab the grand prize of the Best Startup Idea at TiEcon Southwest. Pre-Qualification sessions for TiECon are being conducted in late Sept, early and mid October. Please send your applications to Anshuman Sinha ( with the subject line (Fast Pitch session for TiECon application)

Do you have what it takes to be that most talked, most interesting, most popular Startup?

Wait no more. Now’s your chance to Fast Pitch! (applications close Oct 10)

Apply Today for the Fast Pitch


Product Showcase : Entrepreneurs will get a chance to display and demo their Products (Software and Hardware) and Services to the TiECON Southwest 2018 attendees. We have 8 spots for submitting your applications and know more about the showcase.

This showcase will put you front and center of all the action at a fraction of the cost. Please hurry up and write to Anand Mahale at before all the spots get taken.

Event Schedule

9:00 AM Welcome Panel (Event Overview)
9:30 AM Keynote Speaker 01
10:00 AM Keynote Speaker 02







11:00 AM Investors Point of View for Deal Flow Entrepreneurship opportunities - MedTech / Digital Health Cyber Security Concerns for all Industries Supply Chain /Logistics Management Emerging GameTech: VR/Gaming Catering to the Millennial
11:30 AM TIE-15 Pitch Session 1 IOT- Your New Dcotor AI/ML/Big Data "hot" Trends AI & Robotic Labor Force VFX Creating New Experiences
12:00 PM LUNCH opportunities in Movies and TV
12:30 PM Sponsored Roundtables | Exhibits
1:00 PM TIE-15 Pitch Session 2 Latest Trends - Doctors/Patients Blockchain & Fintech 3D Printing/Prototyping Build your own personal you-tube brand In-Room IOT & Big Data
1:30 PM TIE-15 Pitch Session 3 Emerging Partnerships & Create new Opportunities AI & Digital Labor Trends in Manufacturing TYE Presentations
2:00 PM BREAK | Sponsored Small Groups







2:30 PM Securing Funding Expanding USA-India Business Opportunities Develop a Mature Entrepreneur's The New Boss is a Lady The Next Tech Wave Generate More Foot Traffic for Less $
4:30 PM Words of Wisdom (Panel)
5:00 PM Keynote Speaker 03
Recognition & Acknowledgments

Event Sponsors

Event Price list

Student Special!


  • Valid Student ID required

Event Location

Long Beach Convention Center

  • 300,East Ocean Boulevard,
  • Downtown Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

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