It’s a perfect time to start up and grow – the biggest exchange program in business Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is looking for ambitious new and host startups in the EU to join the brand-new batch of entrepreneurs, ready to break the rules, create global products and build future partnerships. Apply to the program now, find your startup mentor, get approved and follow your passion: http://www.erasmus-entrepreneurs.eu/index.php.
Startups are often praised for their awesome products. Though, we believe they indeed create something awesome, it’s not the only feature that makes startups successful. In our meetup we invited Janis Volbergs (ZoomCharts) and Karlis Lauva (FullContact) to share their startup journey and special ingredients of success. This is what they came up with.
We’re honored to open the very first Open Device Lab in the Baltics, a shared community pool of smartphones, tablets, or consoles that let developers test their websites and apps. It means – regardless of the stage your product is at, you can now come over to our place, test it and check what needs to be improved. Plus, it’s all free of charge to everybody!
Want to work hard and play hard surrounded by other awesome tech entrepreneurs and their startup teams? Create a real home for your company and find friendship, help and advice in the room right next door. We have a few 8- to 12-person office spaces now available at TechHub Shoreditch. Join the community! Drop us a line at email@example.com and book a tour now as they'll go fast.
We know that working on your own can be lonely - it's one of the reasons we started TechHub in the first place. We've been solving that problem for entrepreneurs and startup teams for nearly five years and now we want to do the same for freelance developers. So we're setting up a space in TechHub Shoreditch for devs to work together, even when they're not working on the same project. As a member of TechHub DevSpace, as well as access to tech workspace, you'll be able to hang out with TechHub startups and attend TechHub events, even if you're not a permanent member of a startup team. There's free coffee, frequent beers, a games console corner and plenty of space to just hang out and get to know people.
Following the tendencies of finance markets and development of IT technologies, the very first Rietumu FinTech Challenge by TechHub Academy in Latvia takes place on April 28th. It will offer business mentoring and pitching opportunities to startups, who develop products and services in finance sector, and likewise open a fight for the main prize – 5000€ from the main partner Rietumu Bank.
What's the amazing stuff coming up in the next few years? Quite a lot if we're to believe the MIT Technology Review's list of the top ten tech breakthroughs they expect to see in the next few years. From car-to-car communication, to Apple Pay and the internet of DNA, there's some fascinating stuff we have to look forward to. We live in the future...