ATEA announces Ganesan Ramanathan as a Keynote Speaker for GTEN Spring 2017

ATEA has announced Ganesan Ramanathan, a serial entrepreneur, servant leader, global advisor for businesses and government institutions, as a Keynote Speaker for GTEN Spring 2017 – an entrepreneurship meet scheduled for May 4, 2017 in Santa Clara, California, US.

Ganesan RamanathanGanesan Ramanathan is a Servant Leader, Global Thought Leader, Seasoned Senior executive in Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Management, Operations, Strategy, Execution, Marketing, M&A, Technology and Innovation over Thirty plus years across various industries of Fortune 100, Global 500 and Innovative Startup companies.

A seasoned Silicon Valley and Global Leader in Strategy, Management, Technology and Entrepreneurship founded many innovative startup companies, Delivered High Profile Products, Services and Businesses successfully. Generated, managed and be the core of creating many multi million and one Billion dollar companies. Sitting on the board of many innovative companies and advising Governments, enterprises and Leaders.

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ATEA Is A Nonprofit, Federal Tax Exempt Organization

IRSAmerican Tamil Entrepreneurs Association (ATEA) is a Federal Tax Exempt, Non-profit Organization.

ATEA is exempt from federal income tax under Internal Revenue Code(IRC) Section 501 (c) (3).

Donors can deduct contributions they make to ATEA under IRC Section 170.

ATEA is also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522.



Volunteering for ATEA – Volunteering 101

American Tamil Entrepreneurs Association (ATEA) is a non-profit, entrepreneurship focused organization run by volunteers. ATEA serves the needs of Tamil diaspora in US. A number of volunteers put significant number of hours and efforts for day to day operations as well as special events. We welcome passionate volunteers who can take responsibility for their tasks with minimal supervision.

Why Volunteer?

Volunteers - A gift to the CommunityVolunteering is driven passion toward a cause. Volunteering also helps learn new skilss and improve current skills.

For example, if you are passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, technology startups, and giving back to the community, ATEA is a great organization. We are small, nimble and passionate!

Volunteering is age-independent. Persons of every age have certain specific knowledge and skills that can be contributed. It is key to select a right activity / task set that fits you so that you can make meaningful contributions.

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Santa Clara Convention Center

SV Tamil Entrepreneurs Meetup

A Silicon Valley Tamil Entrepreneurs Meetup has been planned for May 7, 2016, Saturday evening at 6:00 PM. Tentative location is Santa Clara Convention Center / Hyatt Regency Hotel on Great America Parkway; will confirm the exact location / room via email on Friday.

This event is scheduled on the sidelines of TiEcon 2016, world’s largest Entrepreneurship Conference, after the final, grand keynote. Attendees would be able to participate in the meetup after the Saturday events (prior to the entertainment finale at 8:30 pm).

If you have not yet planned to attend TiEcon 2016, this is an opportunity to couple these options. For more information on TiEcon and registration, please visit TiEcon 2016 website.

Santa Clara Convention Center

For students and youth attending the free Youth Track of TiEcon (scheduled between 1 pm and 5 pm on Saturday), it is a perfect timing to join us at the meetup after the track events are over.

We look forward to see you all – bay area community members as well as those visiting from out of bay area – on Saturday 7th March 2016 at 6 pm.

Casual Meetup during SV TiEcon 2016

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 6:00 PM

Location details are available to members only.

7 Members Went

Plan to get together while attending TiEcon 2016 in Silicon Valley during the evening break on Saturday.If you have not registered for TiEcon, this is an opportunity to attend! For information and TiEcon registration, please visit

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Tamil Entrepreneurs Meetup Group in SV

Tamil Entrepreneurs Meetup Group

Consider joining Tamil Entrepreneurs Meetup group in Silicon Valley. After approval, please RSVP for the casual meetup planned on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 6 pm.


This event is organized by ATEA (American Tamil Entrepreneurs Association), Silicon Valley and will be on the sidelines of TiEcon 2016, world’s largest conference on entrepreneurship, in Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA.

Since many of us in the SF Bay Area will be attending TiEcon 2016, we can utilize the opportunity to meet with our community members. Students / youth attending the TiEcon Youth Track (free) on Saturday can join us after the track proceedings end at 5:30 pm.

For details of the meetup, see below:

Silicon Valley Tamil Entrepreneurs Forum

Sunnyvale, CA
192 Members

For aspiring entrepreneurs and startup founders of Tamil origin interested in exchanging ideas, networking with successful entrepreneurs, investors and industry professionals …

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