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Funky Karts: games make people happy

Games are here – we play them and dive into them as much as we can. TechHub Riga’s Willowbrite is here too, presenting their Funky Karts and giving us a completely new game experience. Learn what the Funky Karts are all about and what the Co-founders Arturs Vitols and Ross Martin Smith think about the game development – we’ve collected their answers while enjoying the ride!

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Infinity Lab - Digital First Competition

In this competition, we are looking for emerging companies with innovative services that help organisations enhance and maximise these digital presences. Examples include tools to help online sales conversion, content discovery, site stickiness, monetisation, customer insight / analytics, personalisation, mobile optimisation, customer advocacy and social engagement.

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FinTech Challenge: finances, digital wave and Mintos

The very first Rietumu FinTech Challenge by TechHub Academy has finished, boosting the development of finance technologies in the region – 7 startups received a one-day business mentoring, met bank and entrepreneurship professionals and pitched their ideas to judges. In the end, Mintos won the title of the best startup in the contest and walked away with the 5000€ prize money, awarded by the main partner Rietumu Bank.

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TechHub Riga Meetup: Constant Cycle of Experiment

It’s often said that startups overwrite the old business attitudes. To note down some valuable bullet points on how and why they are doing that, we invited Charles Busmanis (Head at RTU Design Factory) and Gilad Regev (CEO at Windfire) to our meetup to hear their startup story. What did we find out? Startups are in a constant cycle of experiment, and you need to be aware of that!

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The Rietumu FinTech Challenge reveals the selected startups

It's near - the very first Rietumu FinTech Challenge by TechHub Academy will kick-off on April 28th to offer a one-day mentoring to finance technology startups so they can increase the competitiveness of their products and services in the global market. From 16 applications, received by the Challenge, 7 the most promising teams were selected to join the sessions and likewise fight for the main prize – 5000€ from the contest partner Rietumu bank.

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