Riga Venture Summit (RVS) is a Baltic startup ecosystem policy platform that brings together key policymakers and state representatives, startup ecosystem organisations, founders, business leaders, and investors.
The event offers a unique platform to examine the current state of startup policy and strategy in the Baltics, review global case studies and debate the best solutions for current challenges and roadblocks.
This year, the main theme of “Riga Venture Summit 2020” is TALENT. The leading Baltic startup stakeholders and opinion leaders will discuss the importance of talent growth, hiring and retention, among the key challenges for almost all high-growth companies, but especially so in the technology field. Among the topics and case studies discussed will be the challenges and opportunities of building an international tech team in the Baltics; country branding vs employer branding, and culture; building a company culture and facilitating employee retention for the long term; relocation and integration of foreign talent; the factor of policy making initiatives and state support in topics such as education, immigration, emigration, stock option regulations and more.