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Kanwal Rekhi, Co-founder of TiE to Keynote at TiECon Midwest 2010

10-15-2010 12:58 PM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

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Kanwal Rekhi is an Indian-American engineer, businessman and millionaire philanthropist.

Farmington Hills, MI, October 11, 2010 - The Detroit chapter of TiE (Talent, Ideas, Enterprise) today announced that Dr. Kanwal Rekhi, managing director at Inventus Capital Partners, will deliver a keynote speech at TiECon Midwest 2010, Michigan’s largest conference on entrepreneurship to be held Oct. 28 and 29, 2010 at The Henry, Dearborn.

“Kanwal Rekhi is a celebrated entrepreneur, a well known angel investor in Silicon Valley and a founding father of TiE. He devotes his full energy and time successfully backing and mentoring nascent entrepreneurs. Kanwal is the ultimate TiE Guru and venture king of Silicon Valley. Having Rekhi at TiECon is a real treat,” says Tel Ganesan, TiE Detroit president.

Kanwal Rekhi is an Indian-American engineer, businessman and millionaire philanthropist. Since 1994, Dr. Rekhi has been a mentor to and investor in early-stage technology companies, holding 23 board positions and actively guiding entrepreneurs to 19 exits including 6 initial public offerings. He has actively participated in the emergence and growth of Silicon Valley and India. Dr. Rekhi has more than 20 years of executive experience at successful Silicon Valley technology companies. He co-founded Excelan, a telecom software company in 1982, which later merged with Novell and subsequently grew to become the world's second largest software company under his leadership.

Don't miss the opportunity to hear and learn from Rekhi, who will address at the event. Register for TiECon Midwest 2010 today by visiting http://www.tieconmidwest.org and http://www.detroit.tie.org/ For more information about the conference, please contact Jessica Matthews, Conference Coordinator, TiE Detroit (248) 254-4013 or via e-mail at jessica@tieconmidwest.org

About TiECon Midwest 2010
TiECon Midwest 2010 is Michigan's largest conference on entrepreneurship. Business Karma 3.0 is all about taking the innovative streak in you to create connect and collaborate your current business life to determine your future stake in success. TiECon Midwest 2010 provides a unique opportunity to exchange ideas, explore new businesses, discuss emerging technologies, share growth strategies and obtain insight from global business leaders, community leaders and worldwide experts. For more information, visit http://www.tieconmidwest.org.

About TiE
TiE (The Global Network of Entrepreneurs) is a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs internationally and is sponsored by top Venture Capital Firms, and Fortune 500 corporations; extending across 12 countries with 53 chapters, 1,800 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, 12,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members. TiE has grown to become the world’s largest nonprofit organization for entrepreneurs. Learn more about the TiE Detroit chapter at www.detroit.tie.org.

Contact:
Tel K. Ganesan
TiECon Midwest 2010
Farmington Hills, MI
(248) 254-4013
tel.ganesan@detroit.tie.org
http://www.tieconmidwest.org

TiE (The Global Network of Entrepreneurs) is a global, nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurs internationally and is sponsored by top Venture Capital Firms, and Fortune 500 corporations; extending across 12 countries with 53 chapters, 1,800 experienced entrepreneurs and business executives as charter members, 12,000 aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals as members. TiE has grown to become the world’s largest nonprofit organization for entrepreneurs. Learn more about the TiE Detroit chapter at www.detroit.tie.org.

Tel K. Ganesan
TiECon Midwest 2010
Farmington Hills, MI
(248) 254-4013
tel.ganesan@detroit.tie.org
http://www.tieconmidwest.org

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