With digitalization becoming a fundamental part of all startup value propositions, we are about to introduce two TechChill 2018 speakers who dedicate their work to make the most of it.
Seed and early stage startups are welcome to apply to the Fifty Founders battle at TechChill and compete not just for investor attention, but also the main prize – 10 000 EUR.
Baltic Tech Goes to San Francisco
Riga and San Francisco might be on almost the direct opposite sides of the globe; however, the distance is not a deterrent for Latvian startups coming over to build some bridges, make some contacts and meet the right people on the other side of the pond.
Revolut founder Nikolay Storonsky on making the future of FinTech
This world-known challenger bank has chosen no other place than Vilnius to open its fourth office in. And as it turns out, we share more than just the love for the Baltics.
Miki Kuusi – from the local ecosystem to global outreach
With the Student Challenge just launched, it’s time to introduce a speaker who to look up to and whose story to find inspirational when diving into new challenges.
Join the Swedbank Student Challenge for a Free Pass
Interested in startups, the world of tech, and up for a challenge? Then you’re in luck! We have partnered with Swedbank, the leading bank in the Baltics, to offer 100 students a free pass to the most inspiring tech event in Riga!
“The Ethical Hacker” Ralph Echemendia takes the stage in Riga
Ralph Echemendia, also known as the Ethical Hacker, is about to take the stage on how to hack your way to NASA, the U.N. and the Hollywood entertainment industry while keeping it ethical.
TechChill partners with fintech leader TWINO
TechChill, the startup community initiative and largest tech event in Latvia will be partnering with TWINO, one of the leading Baltic fintech success stories, as an important boost to Riga as a growing fintech hub.
A Nordic Hack Tour for the ages
Finnish startup superheroes are bringing their knowledge treasure trove to the Baltics and what a Hack Tour this will be!
Meet our first investors extraordinaires
Apart from bringing renowned founders, investors & future vanguards to the startup season kick-off in Riga, TechChill will also host some of the most experienced and influential investors from the region.
Founders, investors & future vanguards – meet the first speakers
As we prepare for the 7th edition of TechChill, we are looking forward to hosting some of the most fascinating entrepreneurs, innovators, investors and game-changers on our stage in February.
What to expect from TechChill in 2018
Every year in February, hundreds of founders meet in Riga to kick off the startup season. The biggest city of the Baltics is growing up to become a welcoming meeting place of young talent and bright minds from across the region, with investors flying in to meet startup teams from the Baltics, Nordics and EasternEurope.
Latvian delegation is heading to Slush
On Wednesday, TechChill brought together two key parties for closer partnership between the Baltic-Nordic startup scene – Latvian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economics Arvils Ašeradens and Rasmus Ekholm, Head of European Operations at Slush.
TechChill joins Startup Sesame Alliance of Tech Events
TechChill joins Europe’s largest alliance of tech events First event from the Baltics and CEE region to join Startup Sesame The Baltic startup event TechChill is honored to join the Startup Sesame family, the largest alliance of Europe’s tech events that helps startups grow with conferences, education and networking. TechChill happens every year in February
Startup support program presented at Riga Venture Summit
“Support for startup companies is one of my top priorities. The aim of the government is the restructuring of economics to make it innovative”, said Arvils Ašeradens, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Economics at the opening of the discussion forum “Riga Venture Summit”. Currently, “Riga Venture Summit” is the only event in
TechChill 2017 brings together 1100 attendees
SprayPrinter Takes The Top Prize At TechChill The Baltic tech event brings together 1100 attendees from 26 countries The team of Sprayprinter (Tartu, Estonia) beat out four other teams at the TechChill Pitch Battle to take the top prize – a paid trip to Silicon Valley, with a full agenda and meetings with selected
The Opening Speech of the President of Latvia
The Opening Speech of the President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis at TechChill Riga, Feb 10, 2017 Dear startups, businessmen, investors, students and guests, I’m happy to welcome you all here today at the TechChill. This event brings together the brightest minds and talents from the Baltics and beyond. Special greetings to those of
Express mentoring at TechChill
It not just about networking and connecting, TechChill is a also a great opportunity to get real advice on things that matter for your business! If you are looking for professional advice from the experts in the fields of legal issues, investing, export deals, integrated digital advertising solutions and more – visit express mentoring corner
Day Two: The Human Side of Tech on Underground Stage
While the Highway stage will be dissecting Tech That Works, the Underground stage attendees will dive deep into the industry headfirst. As for begining we will focus on trending industries, such as VR & hardware. Block #1 Trending Industries: Virtual case studies in VR & hardware Airdog’s CEO and founder Edgars Rozentals will
Investors coming to TechChill
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
Day Two: A Baltic State of Mind
Discussion panel: Baltic startup ecosystem On TechChill Day Two on the Highway stage, on the last part of the day we’ll turn to the Baltics, starting with the panel discussion “In the Baltic Tiger’s Den: What’s cooking in the Baltic ecosystems?”. The panel will be moderated by Daniels Pavļuts, former Minister of Economics and
Day Two: Human Side of Tech on Highway Stage
The main day of TechChill will be officially opened by our patron, the President of Latvia Mr Raimonds Vejonis, as well as the Minister of Economics, Mr Arvils Aseradens. The main stage programme The Human Side of Tech is also the key focus of TechChill this year, divided into three parts – Tech That Solves
Day One: The Building Blocks of Entrepreneurship
The tech and innovation conference TechChill will have a lot to offer, and not just for startups. On Day 1 of the agenda, some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the region as well as global experts in their field will offer some great advice on building a successful business. Step by step we
TechChill Pitch Battle finalists announced
TechChill Pitch Battle jury has selected 10 startup teams who will take part at the Pitch Academy before the upcoming TechChill conference, get mentoring and compete for the opportunity to pitch on the main stage and win the top prizes. The battle, which started out as a competition of a few local startup teams 6
StartUp Europe Award to be Presented at TechChill
StartUp Europe Awards aims at increasing the entrepreneurship in the European Union. Latvian Startup association, Latvian Public Relations Association (LASAP), TechHub Riga and TechChill have united efforts to give recognition to entrepreneurs who were extremely successful promoting Latvian startups by being innovative and competitive during 2016. The award will be presented during TechChill. “StartUp
TechChill Full Agenda Announced
From Building Blocks of Entrepreneurship to the Human Side of Tech – in less than a month TechChill will be be hosting founders, investors and entrepreneurs in Riga, the snowy capital at the heart of the Baltics.
Pitch Battle winners will get a chance to go to Silicon Valley
With only a week left to apply for Pitch Battle at TechChill, Europe’s leading B2B accelerator Startup Wise Guys will join forces with the famous Helsinki-based accelerator Startup Sauna for Pitch Academy on February 9th. Both accelerators will bring in their own experience and top notch mentors for the one-day intensive bootcamp and mentoring sessions for 10 selected startups before 5 of them conquer the big stage of TechChill and compete for a paid trip to Silicon Valley to meet investors.
Enter Student Challenge to Get a Free Pass
TechChill is proud to announce we have partnered with our friends at Monea and Accenture to ensure more students – the hackers, founders, challengers and CEO’s of the future – get to experience the inspiration of the startup world and participate at the 2-day event.
Pitch Battle Applications Open
The Pitch Battle, as well as the Pitch Academy, an intensive 1-day bootcamp for qualifying startups on the day before will be hosted by Startup Wise Guys, one of the leading startup accelerators in Europe. Applications are open until January 15.
First Speakers Announced
This coming February, Riga will be hosting TechChill startup and tech event for the sixth year in a row. Over the course of two days, the event will offer lectures, stories and panel discussions by more than 40 speakers from all over the world.
TechChill 2017 Focus: Human Side of Tech
This year’s agenda at TechChill, the annual tech event in the Baltics, will focus on the experiences and insights at the core of startup life, aptly named The Human Side of Tech.
TechChill Expands to a Two-Day Event
The startup season in Europe starts with TechChill, the tech event famous for its parties and community in Riga.