TiE Global Entrepreneurship Awards Ecosystem Player

Nomination by TIE Global Chapters

Research by TIE

Selection by Jury

Most Active Angel Network/Group in the World

Most number of investment rounds (per 100 members) in last 12 months

Best Performing VC Fund, Global

Highest IRR for exits in the last 12 months, with threshold at 100 Million

Best Global University/Institution for promoting Entrepreneurship

Highest number of start-ups incorporated by graduating classes (per 1000 students) in the last 12 months

Best Government supporting Start-up Ecosystem (Country/State)

Introduced Start-up policy in last 3-5 years and its effective implementation through programs/Creation of Institutions – YoY increase in # of Start-ups incorporated, Growth in Start-up Funding activity

Best Accelerator in the World

Accelerator with the highest investments into its portfolio in last 12 months, threshold at nnn Million

Best Corporate Supporting Entrepreneurship Development Program.

Highest # of Start-up investments (as ratio of global revenue) in the last 12 months