Coastline Wrapping of TiE Vancouver Bags First Prize in TYE Global Competition; Second and Third Prizes Go to TiE Oregon and TiE Silicon Valley

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BOSTON–Coastline Wrapping of TiE Vancouver won the first prize in the 10th annual global competition of TiE Young Entrepreneurs, known as TYE. The international competition, in which 28 teams from around the world participated, was held in Boston this weekend.

The first prize winning team received $4,000. The second and third prizes went to Mediscan of TiE Oregon and TiE Silicon Valley, respectively. The second and third place winners received $2,000 and $1,000 each.

“The TYE Global student teams continue to astonish with the innovative ideas and polished presentations,” said Vinit Nijhawan, TYE Global 2019 Chair. “When we conceived and launched TYE at TiE Boston 15 years ago, I never imagined the global impact it would have.”

Here is the list of other TYE winners and the categories they won in:

Best Lean Canvas:

OH Salad (TIE UP), Koodewale (TiE Lucknow)

Mediscan (TiE Oregon), GameDay (TiE Carolinas)

 

Best Teamwork:

Lotus (TiE SouthCoast), Educators of Tomorrow (TiE Houston)

ToyLyft (TiE Melbourne), Volunticity (TiE Seattle)

 

Best Execution:

Charcoholic (TiE Hyderabad), Phoolvari (TIE Delhi),

Clean my Eco (TiE Atlanta), Farmani (TiE Chennai)

 

Best Customer Validation:

XR Glove (TiE Silicon Valley), Connect Sports (TiE DC)

Coastline Wrapping (TIE Vancouver), Game Day (TiE Carolinas)

 

Elevator Pitch:

Coastline Wrapping (TIE Vancouver)

 

Maker’s Faire Award:

Coastline Wrapping (TIE Vancouver)

Here is the list of all the teams:

TiE Atlanta
TiE Bangalore
TiE Boston
TiE Chandigarh
TiE Chennai
TiE DC
TiE Delhi-NCR
TiE Detroit
TiE Houston
TiE Hubli
TiE Hyderabad
TiE Kerala
TiE Kolkata
TiE Lucknow
TiE Melbourne
TiE Oregon
TiE Philadelphia
TiE Rajasthan
TiE Silicon Valley
TiE South Coast
TiE UP
TiE Vancouver
TYE Carolinas
TYE Dallas
TYE Seattle

 

TYE fosters future generation of entrepreneurs and teaches entrepreneurship to high school students and helping them discover the rewards and challenges of becoming an entrepreneur. During the program, the students form teams, go through classroom session modules focused on different aspects of business and entrepreneurship, then write their own business plans.

Teams compete at the chapter level Finals first and the winner of each chapter goes on to the Global Competition to compete for $10,000 in cash prizes.

TiE Global is a non-profit organization committed to promoting entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking and education. TiE, a global network of entrepreneurs and professionals, was founded in 1992 in Silicon Valley, California, USA, with roots in the Indus region. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, the focus of TiE has always been to foster and nurture the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Currently, there are 60 TiE Chapters around the world which have become a vibrant platform for connecting entrepreneurs, professionals, industry leaders and investors. TiE Global is the largest non-profit organization fostering entrepreneurship, with an amazing networking effect. TiE connects the entire entrepreneurship ecosystem from early-stage entrepreneurs, serial entrepreneurs and professionals at leading corporations, venture capital, angel investors and thought leaders, among others. TiE Chapters operate independently and focus on serving their local region while being affiliated to TiE Global.

 

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