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

ATEA was founded in 2016 in the 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’s mission is to “Educate, Empower, Elevate and Expand” Entrepreneurs (5Es) at every stage of the startup business life cycle.

ATEA’s initial focus will be:

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