Along with the winter season, the coolest and the most content-driven IT and startup conference TechChill Baltics in Riga, Latvia, reveals it will take place on February, 10th, 2015. Focusing on such topics as startup operations and growth, it will gather business professionals, startups, tech enthusiasts, investors and students. Early-bird tickets are already available on tcbaltics.com, and for the first time the conference will be seen live in Lattelecom Internet and Interactive TV.
On November 22-23rd the second TechHub Riga Startup Academy took place, letting 10 selected startup teams receive advice on business and its development from local and international entrepreneurship experts. At the end of the academy the teams pitched their ideas to investors, who later announced Robotic Solutions as the winner.
Welcoming tech entrepreneurs, investors, partners, governmental and embassy representatives, TechHub Riga officially opens its new IT and tech co-working space in the heart of Old Riga, on Kalku street 12/14, on Livu Square. Thus, TechHub Riga takes a step forward in the Latvian startup scene with a goal to develop and strengthen the community, build a place for innovations and write the name of Latvia on the global business map.
November is a month of announcements, and we are pleased to introduce our new strategic partner Lattelecom. The largest provider of the internet and TV services in Latvia will now provide Internet and WiFi infrastructure at TechHub Riga’s new co-working space, as well as the live broadcasts of our monthly Meetups and the TechChill Baltics conference.
TechHub member, HiredByMe, is today launching a new platform to make the contractor hiring process more efficient by providing full, honest assessments. The site represents a major shift from traditional UK referencing by collating meaningful feedback data rather than solely providing employment dates. The brainchild of ex-financial services managers Simon Bichara, Dave Mason and Nick Buller, HiredByMe is set to create a smarter recruitment process.
With the rapid progress of the Latvian startup scene, TechHub Riga is launching a new mentoring program, available to members from November. Scheduled, regular mentoring by industry professionals will help startups improve their technical knowledge base, solve business-related issues and foster their growth.
You have heard of successful business stories where startups go through the fires of hell to achieve their dreams. What if you knew you could help dozens of such entrepreneurs build great companies? Reaching a new stage of development, TechHub Riga launches a fundraising campaign and invites everyone to help building future startup stories in Latvia today. In the end, it takes as little as a desk and a mug for a startup to have a better chance of success.
You dream of having your own startup or already have one in the early stages? You believe you have what it takes to create the next Infogr.am or Skype? TechHub Riga Startup Academy is now open for applications to its second intake, taking place on November 22-23rd in Riga, and invites you to join.