When
February 7, 2018
Time
9:00–15:00
Where
People Work coworking, Riga, Latvia
Admission
Invitation only

Riga Venture Summit is an international startup ecosystem policy roundtable with a focus on the Baltic startup ecosystem development.

The first Summit took place on November 6 2015, bringing face-to-face key policy makers, business leaders, startup founders and investors from the Baltics with prominent international experts. RVS 2015 resulted in birth of the Latvian Startup Association “Startin.LV”. The second time Riga Venture Summit was held on February 9 2016 with the focus on two hot startup topics – Attraction of talent and capital in Baltic region. The active discussions led to establishment of strong communication network among startup ecosystems of all Baltic countries.


Launch Live Stream

Watch us live on February 7, 2018 at 10:30


On February 7, 2018 Riga Venture Summit will bring leading Baltic startup minds and host international experts to zoom into discussions about most effective practice to develop in cooperation among Startups and Corporates.

The main topic:
  • Cooperation between Startups and Corporates
  • More information at info@startin.lv
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Speakers & Special Guests

Speaker

Arvils Aseradens

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Economics of the Republic of Latvia
Speaker

Andris Berzins

Co-founder of Techhub Riga, Startin.LV co-founding member
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Gil Devora

Co-Founder & Director at The Floor
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Craig Cannon

Director of Marketing at Y Combinator
Speaker

Tarmo Virki

Co-Founder at CoFounder Magazine
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Rokas Peciulaitis

Managing Partner at Contrarian Ventures
Speaker

Andrius Juozapaitis

Head of Innovation at Lietuvos Energija
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Cosmin Pirvu

Co-Founder, CEO at IntelFlows
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Juan Alonso-Villalobos

FIntech Programs Managing Director at Startup Wise Guys
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Lone Jensen

Telia JUMP program lead, SWG
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Andrea Rosen

Chief Innovation Officer at CUBE gmbh
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Roberta Rudokiene

Head of Startup Lithuania
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Sander Gansen

Chief International Officer at Robotex
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Toms Zunna

Partner Development Manager at Microsoft
Speaker

Sandis Kondrats

CEO at Anatomy Next
Speaker

Rolands Mesters

Managing Director at Nordigen
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Ernest Jenavs

CEO at Edurio
Speaker

Egita Polanska

Chairwoman of Startin.LV, Startup recruiter at Startup Wise Guys
Moderator

Daniels Pavluts

Startin.LV co-founding member
Guest

Google

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Microsoft

Guest

Bosch

Guest

KPMG

Guest

Tilde

Guest

Swedbank

Guest

Squalio

Guest

Latvenergo

Guest

Pins

Guest

SEB

Agenda

Breakfast & Registration

Opening remarks

Brief intro by Startin.LV and Minister of Economics

Overview of Baltics startups ecosystem

General overview of Baltics and the region

Case studies

1. Corporate + Accelerator
2. Corporate + Venture
3. Corporate + Platform

Coffee break

Panel discussion

How to find the best concept of partnership?
Sharing positive and negative experience!
What are the main reasons why startups and corporates are partnering?

Closing remarks

Lunch & Networking