American Tamil Entrepreneurs Association (ATEA) is a non-profit organization that fosters entrepreneurship among members of Tamil community in USA. ATEA is exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section of 501 (c) (3).

ATEA - Who Are We

ATEA was founded in 2016 in USA by a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives, investors, and academicians with a goal of giving back to their community by sharing their knowledge and expertise with next generation entrepreneurs.

ATEA - What We DoATEA’s mission is to “Educate, Empower, Elevate and Expand” Entrepreneurs (5Es) at every stage of the startup business life cycle.

  • Educate Emerging Entrepreneurs through ATEA Bootstrapping & Seed Funding Mentors
  • Empower Early Stage Startups through ATEA Product & Funding Strategy Mentors
  • Elevate Later Stage Startups through Business & Operations Strategy Advisors
  • Expand Company Brand through ATEA CxO Advisors

ATEA FocusATEA’s initial focus will be:

  • Encouraging women
  • Promoting youth
  • Enabling first-time entrepreneurs

ATEA is a non-profit, membership based organization with chapters in multiple regions in USA.

Currently ATEA has three regional chapters: