Charter Member

TiE Charter Members (CMs) are successful, high profile entrepreneurs, corporate intrapreneurs and thought leaders, who have reached a stage in their professional life when they are ready, willing and able to contribute to fellow members. TiE CMs are dedicated to the mission of TiE and the virtuous cycle of wealth creation, engaging and giving back to the community.

Charter Member Benefits
  • Opportunity to network with other successful entrepreneurs in the Tampa Bay Area
  • Opportunity to participate in monthly events as speakers and/or panel members
  • Charter members benefit by networking with each other They derive satisfaction through helping budding entrepreneurs. They also gain opportunities to participate in start-ups in many ways.
  • Opportunity to join TiE Florida Angel Network to invest in startups.
  • Free admission to all local Events including TIECON, CM Socials and the Holiday party for member plus partner ($500 Value)
  • Opportunity to network globally with over 1,500 TIE global chapter Charter members in 63 Chapters worldwide.
  • Give back as a Mentor to the community and Young entrepreneurs around the globe.
  • Invitation to judging panels on pitch events after matching domain expertise
  • Access to use USFCONNECT’s designated spaces by prior appointment as part of a new 5-year collaboration agreement
  • Opportunity to serve as mentors to budding entrepreneurs
  • Opportunity to recruit talented members, interns and volunteers
  • Participate in the leadership and management of TiE at their Chapter or at the Global level through TiE Global
  • Free admission to the daytime conference at TiECON in Silicon Valley, a priceless opportunity to network with 4500 entrepreneurs.
  • Invitation to attend annual TiE Global Summit, and TiE Global Retreat. Evets designed to foster closer bonds in the CM community.
  • Complementary attendance to all Flagship events hosted by TiE Chapters all over the world.
  • Tie Tampa CM fees are $1,000 per year and are collected on the calendar year basis

Charter Membership is by invitation only and subject to a due process prescribed in the TiE bylaws. Prospective Charter members need to fill out the attached form CM Nomination Form and send it to [email protected] for initiation.