Become A 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
  • They believe in the merits of capitalism and have a strong desire to help other entrepreneurs in the community
  • Charter Membership is by invitation only and subjects to a due process prescribed in the TiE bylaws.
Charter Member Benefits
  • 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 participate in monthly events as speakers and/or panel members
  • Opportunity to serve as mentors to budding entrepreneurs
  • Opportunity to network with other successful entrepreneurs in the Southern California as well as other chapters of TiE
  • The picture on the TiE SoCal website, Profile on the TiE SoCal Website, linked to LinkedIn profile
  • 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
  • Invitation to attend the annual TiE CM Retreat, an exclusive event in a destination to create closer bonds in the CM community
  • Complimentary attendance to all Flagship events hosted by TiE Chapters all over the world
  • Invitation to attend your local Chapter’s exclusive events inviting delegations, entrepreneurship-focused organizations, holiday parties, and entertainment mixers.
  • Free access to all Tie SoCal events for the member and a guest
  • Recognition of support at all events
  • Mention of Charter name and link on TiE SoCal Facebook page
  • On joining, introduction in the monthly newsletter
  • Invitation to CM and known leaders and professional – VIP Networking events
  • Access to a CM only meet & greet with speakers before the events
  • Free access for 5 guests for our TiE Southwest Conference
  • Business Card size ad in TiEcon southwest magazine
  • TiE club embossed name tag
  • Information in and Access to Charter Membership Directory
  • Opportunity to sponsor or participate in relevant monthly events as speakers and/or panel members
  • Opportunity to exclusively network with other successful leaders in Southern California
Benefits of TiE-Global (TiE-Socal is part of TiE-Global, an umbrella organization with 61 chapters across 18 countries.
  • Be treated as a Charter Member with all benefits at any chapter globally.
  • As a CM of one TiE chapter you get Access to over 2,500 CM’s online across the globe.
  • Attend all TiE events globally FREE of CHARGE at any chapter.
  • Ability to access and use the TGS online technology platform system.
  • Ability to get direct contact information of other members on TGS (only for CM’s).
  • Access resources through the handy TiE Global mobile app
  • Lead or join TiE Global discussion forums
  • Participate in various programs that run across chapters.
Corporate Benefits for your company
  • Speaking and moderating opportunities at SIG events and TiECON
  • Ability to invite panelists and other speakers for SIG events
  • Sponsorship opportunities at SIG events and TiECON
  • Access via global website for recruitment
  • Access to other TiE chapter’s SIGs and leaders