The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and senior professionals with roots in the Indus region.

Visit the TiE Global website at https://tie.org

TiE Philadelphia

TiE Philadelphia is a chapter within TiE Global, focused specifically on the development of the entrepreneur, entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Philadelphia. We conduct around 50 to 60 events a year across multiple topics. We also partner with several other industry and entrepreneurship organizations to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the local ecosystem.


The mission of TiE is to foster entrepreneurship through mentoring, networking, education, funding and incubation. With a focus of giving back to the community, Tie’s focus is on generating and nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs.


By assisting entrepreneurs, we believe we can empower individuals and create wealth in communities.

The TiE Philadelphia Team

Founding Board Members

Munish Narula - AboutMunish Narula
Marketing Chair

Sashi Reddi - AboutSashi Reddi

Suchit Bachalli - AboutSuchit Bachalli
TiE Young Entrepreneurs Program Chair

Board Members

Doc Parghi - AboutDoc Parghi

aisha z khan - AboutAisha Zia Khan
Executive Director

raj - AboutRaj Patel
Executive Director

Aljit Joy - AboutAljit Joy
Startup Events Chair

Vinod Menezes - AboutVinod O. Menezes

Kevin Michals - AboutKevin Michals

iain fitzpatrick - AboutIain Fitzpatrick

Fahd Riaz - AboutFahd Riaz
Governance Chair

Bryan Rishforth - AboutBryan Rishforth
Charter Membership Chair

seema - AboutSeema Singh Bhan
SVP, Policy & Ext. Affairs
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