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TiE Bangalore announces its annual flagship conference, Matrix 2022

7th edition of the summit to be held on May 24th and 25th, 2022 – in a hybrid mode, at the Bangalore International Centre & virtually
The 6th edition of the Matrix Startup Awards to recognize IoT startups in 3 areas – Digital Next | Sustainable Growth | Future Tech.
Marquee international speakers including B V Jagadeesh (Serial Entrepreneur,SV and Chair, UVCE Foundation),Shashidhara Dongre (Head Digital & Software, L&T Technology Services), Parmesh Shah (Global Lead, Digital Agriculture, The World Bank), Jay Chaudhry (CEO, Chairman & Founder, Zscaler),Abhishek Shukla (Senior MD, Global Venture Investments, HPE Pathfinder US), PVS Suryakumar (DMD-NABARD), Deepali Khanna (MD Asia, Rockefeller Foundation), Arvind Agarwal (Co-Founder & CEO, C4D), Nisheeth Srivastava (CTIO, Capgemini India), Alok Lall (Director – Services Partners, Microsoft) and many more
Event partners include:
State Partners: Government of Karnataka, K-Tech (India) Limited, Karnataka Digital Economy Mission
Platinum Sponsor: Microsoft, Capgemini
Gold Sponsor: NABARD, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, L&T Technology Services, C4D Partners, INTEL
Silver Sponsor: Mouser Electronics, CISCO
TiE Bangalore chapter, established in 1999, announces the 7th edition of its annual conference – Matrix 2022 – its flagship event to be held on May 24th and 25th, 2022. This conference aims to bring all stakeholders in Matrix technologies including IoT, to deliberate on the current trends, real-world applications, and futuristic technologies; as well as connect with global counterparts and showcase the most innovative startups from India. TiE Bangalore will also recognize promising Indian tech start-ups that have demonstrated innovation, viability and novelty at the Matrix 2022 Startup Awards. For more information on the event, please visit
Matrix 2022, TiE Bangalore’s flagship summit, will focus on three main themes: Digital Next, Sustainable Growth, and Future Technology. Last year, Matrix witnessed 2300+ registrations, 110 speakers and panellists from 10 countries, with 14 hours of programming across two days. The Matrix Startup Awards attracted over 100 entries from IoT startups across Bangalore.
Dr. EV Ramana Reddy, Additional Chief Secretary, IT, BT & S&T Department, Govt of Karnataka said “The IT/ BT Department GoK is pleased to be associated as State Partner with the 7th edition of the annual Matrix 2022 conference. The conference will showcase the numerous start-ups in cutting edge futuristic technologies, reinforcing Bangalore as the technology capital of the world”
Madan Padaki, President, TiE Bangalore said “TiE Bangalore has always been at the forefront of shining the spotlight on entrepreneurial opportunities situated in this future. Matrix 2022, the flagship annual conference of our Chapter promises to one such event where we are bringing in marquee speakers, acclaimed entrepreneurs and leading corporates to share their perspectives on how the future is likely to be shaped at the intersection technology & sustainability”
T R Anand, Chairperson, The Matrix Forum (erstwhile IOTForum India) said, “Every year this Summit takes the lead in the discussion and demonstration of IOT Matrix technology enabled real-life solutions across domains, many of them for the first time. We invite all entrepreneurs to participate wholeheartedly in this hybrid conference and leverage the platform to build your ventures”
Key highlights of this year’s summit are:
A power packed line-up of international speakers including include B V Jagadeesh (Serial Entrepreneur,SV and Chair, UVCE Foundation),Shashidhara Dongre (Head Digital & Software, L&T Technology Services), Parmesh Shah (Global Lead, Digital Agriculture, The World Bank), Jay Chaudhry (CEO, Chairman & Founder, ZScaler), Abhishek Shukla (Senior MD, Global Venture Investments, HPE Pathfinder US), PVS Suryakumar (DMD-NABARD), Deepali Khanna (MD, Asia, Rockefeller Foundation), Arvind Agarwal (Co-Founder & CEO, C4D), Dr.Purnima Voria (Founder & CEO of National US India Chamber of Commerce), Raghu Das (Partner,E2MC Ventures), Kshitij Khandelwal (Founder & CTO-Pixxel), Nisheeth Srivastava (CTIO, Capgemini India), Alok Lall (Director – Services Partners, Microsoft) and many more. Full list can be accessed here –
New-age company speakers including Anjalli Ravikumar (Chief Sustainability Officer – Zomato), Swapnil Jain (Co-founder – Ather Energy, Mahesh Babu, CEO-Switch Mobility and many more.
The Matrix 2022 Startup Awards – The Matrix Forum (erstwhile IOTForum) has been recognizing IoT/ Matrix start-ups since 2015. This year, startups will be recognised in 3 areas – Digital Next | Sustainable Growth | Future Tech, and two categories – Innovation and Growth.
Past winners include CropIn, Ather Energy, Flutura, Sun Mobility, REConnect Energy, Astrome, TonboImaging, AltiGreen, SmokeScreen, Cardiac Labs and many more.
Pre-announcement of the Matrix Forum Directory 2022: The popular IOTForum Directory is being reviewed/ refreshed / updated as The Matrix Forum Directory 2022. To include the FutureTech and all Matrix Technology start-ups. To be released in next Quarter. Start-Ups ensure your presence there by contacting us!
Launch of the “Design for Manufacturing” Special Interest Group, to support the start-ups to take advantage of programs and incentives under MakeInIndia/ AtmaNirbhar/ India Semicon Mission.
Joint program with MergerDomo for start-up /investor matchmaking at the conference
About Matrix 2022
Matrix 2022 (previously known as IoTNext and IoTMatrix) is the Annual Conference of The Matrix Forum, a Think-tank Initiative of TiE. Established in 2014, The Matrix Forum is a vibrant community of over 2500+ IoT Startups, 25,000 community members, 14 task forces and 100+ active volunteers. The Forum supports start-ups by facilitating knowledge sharing (deep dive sessions, sharing of best practices and use cases, etc.), providing mentorship, access to partners and investors, and thought leadership initiatives with corporates, startups, industry bodies, and governments, as well as connecting Global Ecosystems and publishing the Directory of 2500+ MatrixTech/ DeepTech Startups. Registered members stay updated with a unique daily broadcast of news, views, announcements, what’s new and celebrations of success which they receive on their mobile. The forum has played a key role in policy influence by releasing whitepapers on vital issues and inviting government representatives to speak at seminars.
Matrix 2022 will focus on:
Digital Next: Experts will examine and debate the accelerated digitisation across all industries, top use cases, ROI, as well as security issues and privacy concerns.
Sustainable Growth: Having a lower carbon footprint is the future of sustainable growth, and it will create enormous opportunities over the next decade. Increasingly, large corporations and industries are taking a serious look at their carbon footprint and acting beyond just greenwashing. The Matrix 2022 summit features sessions to understand the emerging technologies for carbon reduction and mitigation, what policies and practices are being developed by large corporations for achieving their sustainability goals, and what avenues Indian startups have for providing additional measurement and visibility.
Future Tech: Sessions at the conference will focus on educating the audience on the latest happenings, research, commercialization and early success around Quantum Computing, Quantum Security, MetaVerse, Mars Tours and Spacetech. In addition, there will be a special session focusing on shaping opportunities for the future organised by TiE Women Entrepreneurs (TWE) Special Interest Group (SIG) – Bangalore. The session will delve into how business leaders and entrepreneurs are leveraging the opportunities arising from future technologies such as (Quantum Computing, MetaVerse, 5G and Private Networks, Edge solutions) and linking it to financial, healthcare, supply-chain, customer engagement, risk management and even entertainment/ media
About The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Bangalore
The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) is the world’s largest non-profit organisation for entrepreneurs, founded in 1992. Acting as a one-stop destination for ‘Education’, ‘Mentoring’, ‘Funding’, ‘Networking’ and ‘Incubation’, TiE, since its founding, has been an exemplary liaison between aspiring entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Since 1992, TiE has expanded its presence to 14 countries and 62 chapters with more than 15,000 members and 3,000 charter members.
Since its inception in 1999 as one of India’s first chapters, TiE Bangalore has played a pioneering role in fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem, by actively promoting, mentoring, and helping start-ups scale. With a network of over 500+ members and a reach of 20,000+ entrepreneurs, TiE Bangalore has added significant value to entrepreneurs by providing them opportunities in networking, pitch sessions to various investors, learning & knowledge sharing sessions across personal resilience, business planning and functional areas like marketing, HR, legal, etc.
Over the last year, TiE Bangalore has organised over 110+ initiatives/programs that has seen participation of over 15,000+ entrepreneurs and the support of over 25+ leading corporates as sponsors. Focused programs have been launched to nurture entrepreneurial mindsets in young students, mentoring women entrepreneurs through TiE Women Entrepreneurs globally and bring in hundreds of quality mentors to support entrepreneurs through various special interest groups around education, healthcare, IOT, etc.

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