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Solar Power Plus Solutions team at Silicon Valey, California

Solar Power Plus Solutions team at Silicon Valey, California, United States - Nominated for TYE (TiE Young Entrepreneurs) Global University Pitchfest for 2019 & TiE Con 2019 - Santa Clara (Silicon Valey), California, US - 09th to 11th May 2019

A team of two members Mr P Prasanna Kumar, IV EEE student (CTO, SP+) and Mr S Mahaboob Hussain, Asst. Prof, CSE (In-charge EDC & Faculty Mentor TiE Hyderabad) participated in TYE University Global Competition 2019 held at TiE Global HQ, Santa Clara, California, United States during 09th May 2019 to 11th May 2019. This team was nominated by TiE Amaravati on this global stage for winning the overall championship in TiE Business Idea Competition earlier on 09th March 2019 at Hyderabad.

Overall 17 teams have participated from all over the world in the TYE University Business Idea Competition. Mr Prasanna Kumar (CTO, SP+) pitched about the Solar Power Plus Solutions Business model/idea along with the value proposition/product market fit, differentiation from the competition and operational/execution approach, leadership/teamwork, financial viability/returns.

Team SP+ participated in the Startup Bootcamp where Educational & Coaching Session offered by TiE Silicon Valley instructors (and serial entrepreneurs). Attended a session by Dr Naeem Zafar (Serial Entrepreneurs, Professor of the Practice & Lecturer, University of California Berkeley & Brown University) and Raj Jaswa, serial Entrepreneur and Professor at IIT, Bombay.

This team also invited and participated in TiE Con 2019 which is the Worlds largest entrepreneurship conference by TiE Global Silicon Valley Chapter at Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, California held on 10th and 11th May 2019. Nearly, 1500+ Entrepreneurs, Investors and CEOs of several companies in Silicon Valley and all over the world attended this conference. Also, got an opportunity to participate in the youth track specifically for young entrepreneurs. It's a showcase of several young children, as well as high schoolers who have formed their startups.

This SP+ Solutions team will be receiving $1000 credits for Amazon Web Service and $1000 credits for Microsoft Azure for the most emerging start-up idea. Mr Steve Lucas, CEO, Mareto, ADOBE presented this team with his personally signed book "Engage to Win- Steve Lucas" in this event.

Tour visit:
This team visited "Stanford University" - one of the world's leading teaching and research institutions in the world on 11th May 2019 along with Dr Paul Lopez, President, TiE Atlanta, Ms Mohini Suchanti, Program Manager at TiE Global and other TiE charter members and directors arranged by Mr Animesh Koratana, Scholar of Computer Science, Stanford University. Explored various departments, the first Google Server, HP Garage and Solar Car Project and Stanford's Entrepreneur cell in the campus.

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