The mutual matchmaking between promising startups and experienced investors is one of the key aspects of TechChill. As the international profile of the Baltic region as a promising startup hub has grown, as has the success of startups such as TransferWise with roots in the Baltics, so has the interest of more and more international investors, who are looking to find the next impressive team and product.
This year, investors from more than 30 individual VC funds have already registered for TechChill and expressed an interest in meeting the most promising startups of the region. More than 250 pre-arranged 1o1 meetings, based on both side preferences will be a chance for startups to make contacts and best opportunity to get funding. However, meeting room area with tables will be also available for startups and investors to book and use for spontaneous meetings during the event, so get your Startup Pass while you still can.
In addition to VC’s, also more than 30 business angels from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius will be attending Pitch Battle pre-selections on Feb 9 in partnership with LatBAN to evaluate the startup teams as potential investments. Don’t miss Day 1 of TechChill agenda and use Grip Networking app (community “TechChill”, code “techchill”) for a chance to network, mix and mingle with a potential angel in the crowd.
Some of the investors will get directly involved, by serving as the jury members at the Pitch Battle finals on February 10. The Pitch Battle jury members are Antoine Delanglade (EiR, Oneragtime), Roy Gunter (Mobility Ventures), Philipp Stangl (Pioneers Ventures), Cristobal Alonso (Startup Wise Guys), Ton van’t Noordende (Keadyn Ventures), Chris Haley (01Ventures), Ralf Wahlsten (OpenOcean), Franz Salzmann (SpeedInvest) and more to come.