Startup CXO Members

Startup CXO Members is a new category of membership conceived and implemented by TiE Silicon Valley for its entrepreneurial community. TiE is an organization that caters to the entrepreneur through the five pillars on which it is founded: Networking, Mentoring, Educating, Inspiring, Incubating, and Investing or Funding in their future. Since its founding days, TIE SV has had two categories of members: Annual Members and Charter Members.

Entrepreneurs have a few needs that can be broken down into a few categories

Validation of their ideas

Customer introductions

Investment guidance


Peer learning

Startup CXO member program will allow participating entrepreneurs to create meaningful long term year long relationships and get guidance and access to customers and investors.

Startup CXO Member Eligibility Criteria


CXO of Tech or tech-based startup


Product and service startup


Be an active entrepreneur


Stage of startup: Between $1M and $10M in revenue


CXO or founder of a the startup (should have 5% + ownership of the startup)

Membership Cost
$999 USD annual fee

Startup CXO Member Benefits

Member Benefits

  • Main benefits to the entrepreneur member:
    • Enterprise Connect
    • VC Connect
    • Mentor Connect
  • Safe environment for CEOs to engage with one another
  • Year-long membership from the day of activation of membership with login information to register for and attend other TiE SV events
  • First opportunity to participate in startup focused events from TiE (Mini-MBA, TiE Institute legal, finance and VC clinic, etc)
  • Two introductions to customers, sponsors or investors in the TIESV network


  • Participation in CEO forums (frequency to be determined)
  • Complimentary invitation to TiE’s CXO forums, summits
  • CEO breakfast sessions (virtual) every month (Dates TBD)

Charter Member related activities

  • Opportunity to avail once a quarter 30 minute meetings with Charter Members volunteering as Entrepreneur Member Mentors (to be listed on TiE SV’s website on the EM page)
  • Invitation to attend two Charter Member events
  • Have an opportunity in the future to become a Charter Member of TiESV


  • Complimentary tickets to TiEcon general conference
  • Complimentary pass (one) to attend entrepreneur programs at TiEcon: MentorConnect, VCConnect, Startup Bootcamp or choose to attend one of the other Bootcamps being offered during TiEcon
  • 50% discount to TiE50 Awards entry fee, offered during TiEcon
  • Complimentary 5×8 size booth at Expo. Upgrade with additional $ option available