TiE Rockies Announces Name Change to TiE Denver
Denver, Aug. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TiE Rockies, the Colorado chapter of TiE Global, a nonprofit venture devoted to entrepreneurs in all industries, at all stages, from incubation throughout the entrepreneurial lifecycle, today announced the organization is changing its name to TiE Denver. The name change signifies the organization’s further clarity and focus, which is centered around supporting Denver metro area entrepreneurs.
The organization recently established a new leadership structure, including a new president, board of directors, board members, staff and further innovations to the organization’s programs. TiE has extended programs to support entrepreneurship in high schools and universities in addition to developing more than 17 partnerships with local accelerators, including Rockies Venture Club and Innosphere.
“TiE stands for ‘The International Entrepreneurs’. Our global reach as an organization helps us bring more opportunities to Colorado entrepreneurs. Re-branding to TiE Denver was one of our first official decisions as a new board, intended to clarify our focus on local support,” said Kristine Shaw Quine, TiE Denver board director and marketing chair.
“We want the Colorado entrepreneur to be successful,” said Bhawnesh Mathur, board chair, TiE Denver. “When they win, Denver wins, the state of Colorado wins and TiE wins.”
The name change announcement coincides with TiE Con Northwest, TiE’s regional conference which brings more than 40 speakers to Denver from Washington, Canada, China, Japan and the United Arab Emirates to discuss bridging marketplaces through global expansion. For more information about the event, please visit bit.ly/TIEConNW.
About TiE Denver:
Mission: TiE Denver is a Colorado non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs at all stages. Our mission is to foster entrepreneurship, funding and economic growth in Colorado by providing the highest level of mentoring and programming through TiE Denver while leveraging our TiE Global connections and local strategic partner relationships.
Purpose: Our purpose is to be a leader in making Colorado a top hub for entrepreneurship by leveraging the expertise of our TiE Charter Members, the TiE Global Network and creating entrepreneurial alliances with strategic partners including other Colorado incubators/accelerators, investors and economic development agencies.
For more information, please visit www.rockies.tie.org.
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