Individual Awards

Nomination
(Self or Chapter)

Research by TIE

Selection by Jury

Fastest Unicorn

A first-gen entrepreneur who created a unicorn in shortest possible time

Fastest to Public Listing

A first-gen entrepreneur who listed the company to a Billion Dollar M-cap in shortest possible time

Best Serial Entrepreneur of the Year

A first-gen entrepreneur who has created two or more unicorns in the last 20 years

Best Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year

A first-gen entrepreneur who has created a unicorn with highest Social Impact

Bootstrapped to Billions

A first-gen entrepreneur who created a unicorn without raising any external capital