About TYE

TYE (TiE Young entrepreneurs) is a TiE Global initiative dedicated to chapters integrating classroom sessions, mentoring and business plan competition aimed at High School students (grades 9-12 or equivalent college students are allowed). TYE is designed to teach high school students entrepreneurship and leadership skills. The TYE program is designed for a 16 week period, which includes class room instruction, design thinking workshops, mentoring support for business plan development, and culminates with business plan competition.


To offer a global business plan competition along with structured curriculum, geared to educate and groom high school students as entrepreneurs and future leaders. The curriculum includes mentor based programs, inspirational talks, hands-on class room instruction and design thinking workshops, conducted by established industry stalwarts to foster innovation, leadership skills, creativity and self-confidence.


Empower youth worldwide to be entrepreneurial and lead in a dynamic global environment through a unique integrated curriculum that can be modeled to meet local economic and social challenges.

Program Objectives:

» Encourage Entrepreneurial Mindset from early age and provide insight into Entrepreneurship
» Develop business plan acumen and communication skills
» Discover the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship
» Nurture to be a well rounded personality with leadership qualities
» Instill confidence to lead in a global environment
» Strengthen team building acumen and collaboration amongst participants

TYE 2018 Program Venue:
Pramati Technologies 
Mid Town, 6-3-348, Rd Number 1, Dwarakapuri, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034

Tentative Schedule:

WORKSHOP TIMINGS – Unless mentioned, will be between 930AM – 2PM.
(Except on 28th Oct, 25th Nov & 2nd Dec, Classes will be held between 930AM – 430PM). Lunch will be provided on the days we have full-day classes)

S.No Dates Topic Session Timings
1 21st Oct Curtain Raiser, What is Entrepreneurship 930AM to 1.30PM
2 28th Oct Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs 930AM to 430PM
3 4th Nov Business Models 930AM to 1.30PM
4 11 th Nov Products Vs Services 930AM to 1.30PM
5 18th Nov Marketing 930AM to 1.30PM
6 25th Nov Finance & Legal Foundation 930AM to 1.30PM
7 2nd Dec Communication / Team building skills 930AM to 1.30PM
8 9th Dec Making a business Plan 930AM to 1.30PM
9 16th Dec Mentoring Session 1 Will be notified
10 23rd Dec Mentoring Session 2 Will be notified
11 30th Dec Mentoring Session 3 Will be notified
12 20th Jan Business Plan Competition Will be notified
13 February ‘19 A day in CEO’s Life Will be notified
14 February ‘19 A day for real work experience Will be notified
15 June ‘19 Global Competition Will be notified

Past Program Highlights:

Previous TYE Programs:

TiE Hyderabad launched first edition of TYE Summer that aims at teaching entrepreneurship to high school students and helping them discover the rewards and challenges of becoming an entrepreneur. During the program, the students form teams, go through classroom session modules focused on different aspects of business and entrepreneurship, then write and present a business plan on their own idea. Students will get an opportunity to spend an interesting and enlightening day with a CEO to observe and learn at first hand. All along, they are taught and mentored by renowned entrepreneurs of Hyderabad.

These experiences will be one the best insights for the students to start their entrepreneurial journey.

Team MyFo – ‘My Food My Choice’ an aggregator of food service companies, were declared the Winners of TYE Summer Business plan competition 2018.

Team OROME – ‘Eat Fresh Eat Organic’ organic home food, were declared the Runners-up of TYE Summer Business plan competition 2018.

Team POP&LICK was declared the Winners of TYE in TiE Hyderabad 2017-18  Business Plan Competition. Their Product is “Edible Popsicle holder that prevents dripping”

TEAM NURTURE was declared as Runner Ups – “A unique nutrition bar to fulfill a “Gonna be mother’s” daily nutritional supply.”

Topics & Faculty:

♦ Introduction to Entrepreneurship – Mr Murali Bukkapatnam Founder & Chairman, Volksy Technologies
♦ Design Thinking – Ms Aanchal & Mr Vinay Hasija (Faculty from ISB)
♦ Finance – Mr Sanjay Jesrani, Founder & CEO, Go North Ventures
♦ Marketing – Mr Sharlin Thayil, Co-Founder & CEO, VU360 Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Hyderabad
♦ Lean Canvas – Mr. Venkatesh Narsimhan, SVP-Advanced Technologies, Redpine Signals Inc
♦ Business Models-   Mr. Viiveck Verma, Co Founder, DiSRUPPt Thinking
♦ Legal Foundation & IP – Ms Ekta Bahl, Partner, Samvad Partners
♦ Communication /Team Building – Mr Raju Madhavan, Forum Facilitator, The Forum Corporation


♦ Mr Ralhan Beas Dev, CEO, Next Education Pvt Ltd
♦ Mr Murali Kakarla, CEO, Innobox Systems Pvt Ltd
♦ Mr Rakesh Bhatia, Partner, Beyond Strategy Consulting
♦ Mr Srikanth Tirumala, Founder & CEO, Hooper Labs Inc
♦ Mr Srini Chilukuri, Managing Director, Flexeye IT Services
♦ Mr Sanga Reddy Peerreddy, Founder & CEO, Setuserv

TiE Young Entrepreneurs – 2016:

Team Juicerr was declared the Winners of TYE in TiE Hyderabad 2016 Business Plan Competition. Their Product is a Powdered juice which contains 98% of Fruit Contents

(LtoR) Mr Suresh Challa (President, TiE Hyderabad 2016), Mr Sanga Reddy, (Co-Chair, TYE), Team Members Armaan Kumar (Chirec Public School), Raghav YS (Diksha-A Waldorf School) and Pranavi Vegesna (Delhi Public School, Hyderabad) along with Dr S K Joshi (IAS, Special Chief Secretary, Department of Irrigation & CAD, Government of Telangana), Shri AjitRangnekar, (Former Dean, Indian School of Business), Shri P J Narayanan (Director, IIIT, Hyderabad), Mr T Muralidharan (Chairman, TMI Group) and Mr Venkatesh Narasimhan (Co-Chair, TYE)

TEAM CHECKOUT was declared as Runner Ups which made An app that eliminates the hassle of long lines, by employing barcode scanning technology on your Smart Phone

(LtoR) Mr Sanga Reddy, (Co-Chair, TYE), Team Member Vikhyat Devireddy (Oakridge International School), Tarun Vallabhaneni (Oakridge International School), Saahit Reddy Kambham (Aga Khan Academy), Shri Ajit Rangnekar (Former Dean, Indian School of Business), team member Sahiti Satti (Delhi Public School, Hyderabad), (in between Mr T Muralidharan (Chairman, TMI Group)), team member Sarvani Kolachana (Chirec Public School)then, Shri P J Narayanan (Director, IIIT, Hyderabad) and Mr Venkatesh Narasimhan (Co-Chair, TYE)

Topics & Faculty:

♦ Introduction to Entrepreneurship – Mr Murali Bukkapatnam Founder & Chairman, Volksy Technologies
♦ Design Thinking – Ms Aanchal & Mr Abi Paul (Faculty from ISB)
♦ Finance – Mr Sreekanth PS, Executive Director, Hyderabad Angels
♦ Marketing – Mr Srivatsan Sarathy, Managing Member, 15 STEP Marketing LLC
♦ Business Models- Mr Sanga Reddy, Founder & CEO, Setuserv
♦ Legal Foundation & IP – Ms Ekta Bahl, Partner, Samvad Partners
♦ Communication /Team Building – Mr Viiveck Verma, Co Founder, DiSRUPPt Thinking


♦ Ms Nandita Sethi, ‎Managing Director, Zen Skillproc Pvt Ltd
♦ Mr Ralhan Beas Dev, CEO, Next Education Pvt Ltd
♦ Mr Murali Kakarla, CEO, Innobox Systems Pvt Ltd
♦ Mr Viiveck Verma, Co Founder, DiSRUPPt Thinking
♦ Mr Bhat Dittakavi, Founder, CEO, Data Scientist, Variance AI
♦ Mr Suresh Paladugu, Founder and CEO, NorthAlley
♦ Mr JT Rao, Chairman & Managing Director, winAMR Systems Private Limited
♦ Mr Raghu Babu Gunturu, Co-Founder & Partner, R&A Associates

TiE Young Entrepreneurs – 2015-2016:

Team InfraDetect were declared the  Winners of TYE in TiE Hyderabad (2015-16) Business plan competition
Their business  plan comprised  a product for protection of eyesight from harmful rays of Television.

Team  Infra Detect members: Saranga pagadala ( Oakridge school), Alsmith Angelina ( DRS International school), Cynthia (DRS International school), N.S.S.S. Anvesh  (Lotus national school), Mitali Ganeriwal( Glendale Academy)

Team  MELIOR  were declared the Runner-up of  TYE in TiE Hyderabad (2015-16) Business plan competition.
Their business plan was a product for protection from mosquitoes through sonic rays

Team MELIOR members: Aashna Golla (Open minds a Birlaschool), Vishal Ladha (Gitanjali school), Advait  Modi( Meridian school), Rafat (Naryana Junior College), Manasva Reddy(St.Joseph’sPublic School), Navika Reddy Chandupatla (Oakridge International School).