To establish Nizamabad as the 'go-to destination' for semi-urban and rural entrepreneurs


To nurture and foster innovation and entrepreneurship among business communities, entrepreneurs and students

Strong Entrepreneurial Roots

Nizamabad is a microcosm of semi-urban and rural India with a diverse set of entrepreneurs from Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka.

TiE Nizamabad in 2017

Started in 2017 with 3 members to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Nizamabad with the support of TiE Global and TiE Hyderabad.

Mentored by Global Leaders

TiE Nizamabad has been closely mentored by Mr. Raju Reddy and Mr. Phanindra Sama.






  • Agri-based
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Hospitality
  • Professionals
  • Retail

TiE Nizamabad Programs & Profile



for Existing Entrepreneurs
Leadership Series

In Leadership Series, we invite successful entrepreneurs from various industries to share their journeys. Members get exposed to diverse industries and their innovative practices.

Training Series 'Aarambh'

Tailor-made training sessions are organized to improve local businesses by getting experts to train members on topics that when incorporated help the business to scale up and improve performance.

Industrial Tours

We conduct an annual industrial exposure tour in different cities to expand the horizons of local entrepreneurs on the latest and best industry practices.

TiE Sangath

Sangath is an annual dinner reception hosted for national and international delegates of Kakatiya Sandbox to celebrate local entrepreneurial stories, get a glimpse of the local economy and experience local food and culture.

 We started with 'My Story' sessions with successful entrepreneurs and then organized 'tailor-made' sessions for local businesses to innovate and grow.

 Tours to a diverse range of industries, factories and offices in Hyderabad,

connecting to successful entrepreneurs from across the globe -- builds the much needed exposure that local entrepreneurs may have missed!

Startup Yatra

TiE Nizamabad was the Execution Partner for Telangana State Government in conducting and mentoring participants of the Startup Yatra in Nizamabad.

for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

TiE ICON is a special program for college students to where they will be given training sessions that will help them develop a solid B-plan from a crude idea.

  • We have partnered with TSIC, T-Hub and Sandbox startups so that students will have access to vast resources
  • The top 5 ideas pitch to potential investors during the Annual conference of Kakatiya Sandbox- Development dialogue.

    Kanwal Rekhi Enterprenuership & Startup Center


    To create a robust start-up ecosystem in North Telangana catering to rural and semi-urban communities to catalyze economic transformation leading to India becoming an economic superpower by 2047 (India@100).


    We aim to develop a model for startup ecosystem innovation for rural and semi-urban India (Bharat) to nurture entrepreneurs at scale. We are building an ecosystem to support mission-driven entrepreneurs solving problems for Bharat, in Agriculture, Healthcare, Education, and Rural livelihood.

    CAREERS |   in the leading organisation's of Nizamabad  

    NIZAMABAD |   The HUB of North Telangana  


    Microcosm of rural and semi-urban India

    Diverse range of Entrepreneurs

    Rich Heritage of Cultivation and Irrigation

     Nizamabad Shares its border with Karnataka, Maharashtra, and is 2.5 hr drive from Hyderabad, the state capital of Telangana.

     Hotspot for trade and home to a diverse range of immigrated entrepreneurs from Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan from 1950’s.

     An Agri-based community that contributes to a significant portion Paddy and Turmeric farming in India.


    Major crops: TURMERIC, Paddy, Cotton and Maize

    ~2500 crores/year worth of paddy grows in Nizamabad. Less than 1% of Turmeric is fully processed. Nizamabad trades ~ 35% of India’s Turmeric ~10000 Crores/year worth of Agri Produce is traded from Nizamabad

    Healthcare & Education

    Nizamabad is the Healthcare hub of Northern Telangana and has great potential to be the next educational hub. Home to just 2 Engineering colleges, 2 Dental colleges, a medical college & Telangana University. Potential to become Education Hub just like Healthcare Hub.


    Next destination for IT investments in Telangana. Eg. Tika data New IT Tower is coming up in Nizamabad Potential to service the entire northern Telangana and generate jobs.


    Nizamabad is home to varied wildlife. Rare resident and migrant birds are sighted. Home to the most number of blackbucks in entire India.

    Last few Sessions
    March 2023

    Vinay Thummlapally

    Executive Chairman at Red Fort Strategies

    January 2023

    TiE Sangath

    TiE Nizamabad annual event celebrating Local Stories

    January 2023

    Vivek Wadhwa

    Author, Academic, Entrepreneur

    December 2022

    Kanwal Rekhi

    Co-Founder, TiE MD, Inventus Capital Partners

    November 2022

    Narendra Paruchuri

    CEO, Pragati Offset

    Prominent Speakers & Visitors |   TiE Nizamabad  

    The Team


    Ravish Bhimani

    CFO, Shree Gajanan Industries
    Founder, Farm Chakra

    Shravya Nalla

    Farm Chakra


    Santushta Foundation

    Charter Member's

    Rajeev Dua

    Director, Sukhjit Starch Mills

    VP & Director of Sukhjit Starch Mills and a charter member of TiE Nizamabad.

    Ambrish Chandrana

    Founder, Ambrish Chandrana & Co

    Practicing Chartered Accountant at Ambrish Chandarana & Co

    Hiten Bhimani

    CEO, Shree Gajanan Industries

    Hiten Bhimani has over 20 years of experience in the 100% Indian owned and operated family business, Shree Gajanan Industries. From humble beginnings, the rice mill has developed into one of the leading producers of rice in the country.

    Bharath Donti

    TiE President
    Director, Hotel Kapila

    From Melbourne to Nizamabad, a Tier 3 town. From working in IT to managing director in our family-run hospitality business. A highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with management expertise; Has strong leadership and communication skills.

    MD Ameen

    Director, Sultans Retail

    Director, Sultans Retail and a charter member of TiE Nizamabad.


    Founder, Farm Chakra

    Exploring Sustainability in Agriculture.


    Founder, Navyabharati Global School

    Founder, Navyabharati Global School and a charter member of TiE Nizamabad.