All side events are FREE and open to everyone with or without a TechChill Pass, unless indicated otherwise.
Meditation & Singing Bowls
TechChill attendees! 🧘♀️ Join us on the Founders stage for Morning Meditation & Breathing with the soothing sounds of bowls and bells by Līva Veinberga, Urban Yoga. Let’s start the day feeling refreshed and centered.
❗️Only For TechChill attendees
@Andrejostas Kvartāls - AOK
🎉 Join the official after-party of TechChill!
Are you ready to party like a tech rockstar? Because TechChill 2023 is ending with a bang and we're throwing the ultimate after-party to celebrate!
Join us on April 28th at AOK, where we'll keep the energy high and the drinks flowing all night long thanks to our friends! Get ready to mingle with fellow tech enthusiasts, investors, and entrepreneurs from around the world, as we raise our glasses to another successful year of innovation and collaboration.
@The Freedom Monument
🎉 Join the official health event of TechChil
We are excited to announce that the #karmarun will be returning to Riga as part of your TechChill morning habit. Come join us to discover the city whilst giving a great start to the day, hopefully leaving you more energized for the event whilst making a few new friends along the way.
The run will start at 7:30 am in front of The Freedom Monument and will last for about an hour. The run will be an easy pace so runners and joggers of all experience can enjoy it.
🙌🏼 Everyone is welcome and see you in Riga 🙌🏼
An introduction to Crypto Fundamentals with Binance Academy
🎉 Join the official side-event of TechChill
Binance Academy is going to have an introduction course about cryptocurrencies, which will consist of 5 modules.
- What Are Cryptocurrencies?
- An Introduction to Bitcoin
- Understanding Different Types of Cryptocurrencies
- Centralized & Decentralized Crypto Exchanges
- How To Use Crypto Wallets?
She Means Business: Female entrepreneur to woman CEO
As a part of the TechChill Riga 2023, Riga TechGirls and LIAA would like to invite our female founders to join for an hour of inspiration with Inbal to learn the tips and tricks of finding your place in the startup jungle.
As the venue capacity is limited, we kindly ask you to fill in a short survey to be sure you’re in!
How to scale your startup from idea to exit
🚀Ready to level up your game as an Independent Software Vendor (ISV)? Join masterclass and discover how Microsoft Azure, the powerful cloud computing platform, can help you soar to new heights. With scalability, security, integration, development tools, and cost savings all in one, Azure has everything you need to succeed. Presented by Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub, this session is your golden ticket to startup success. Don't miss out!
❗️For ticket holders only ❗️
Calculated Risk 101: Becoming an LP in a Venture Fund
@Tet central office
👋 Join Innovation Breakfast to discuss 💰venture capital funds with experts and learn about becoming a limited partner or building a CVC. Attend Calculated Risk 101 to gain insights from experienced venture capitalists and corporate LPs on types of involvement, benefits, and common mistakes, and explore real-life success stories. 🚀
❗️Investor and executive pass holders only ❗️
Financial planning that will help you win every VC
Join the "Financial Planning to Win VC" event by Look AI Ventures & AI Startup Incubator and unlock the secrets to securing funding! Discover the key financial metrics that VCs look for in startups, learn how to create a detailed financial model, and get best practices for presenting financial projections to VCs. Find out how to identify areas of strength and weakness in your financial performance and leave with valuable key takeaways. Don't miss out on this opportunity to boost your startup's success!
Let's Party & Deel!
🥳 Get ready to party with TechChill! 🔥 Join us for the official TechChill party by Deel and bring your A-game. 🎤 Show off your singing skills at our karaoke session, dance the night away with our live DJ, and enjoy a variety of other surprises in our store. 💫 Don't miss out on the fun and come join us for an unforgettable night!
❗️For TechChill pass holders❗️
The Art of Deep Tech: Nurturing Baltic Innovations
Investor interest in DeepTech and Life Science industries in the Baltic and CEE regions is on the rise despite challenges like ongoing conflicts and a looming recession. Join us for an exciting event with industry experts and innovative founders as we define the future of these industries. Who will be the next unicorn and secure a €125,000 investment from Baltic Sandbox Ventures?
❗️For TechChill ticket Holders ONLY❗️
The Next Frontier. Latvian startup ecosystem showcase
✨ Join us for the TechChill startup demo event by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) and meet the top 10 promising Latvian startups!
These growth-stage startups have been selected to showcase the strength and potential of Latvia's startup ecosystem to international investors and other ecosystem players.
If you are an investor looking for the next big thing or a future founder looking for success stories to inspire, this is your chance to connect with the best of the Latvian startup scene.
Women with Wings: The Power of Female Angel Investors and VCs
Celebrate and connect with female investors in venture capital and angel investing at TechChill's official side-event. Hear from industry leaders on breaking the glass ceiling, enjoy wine and food, and network with other women in the field. Join us for an empowering evening! 💥
❗️Angel and Investor pass Holders only ❗️
Pitch & Pancakes: Investor & Startup Breakfast Mixer
Latvian Startup Association Startin.LV organizes delicious (literally speaking) matchmaking for startups and Baltic & Nordic VCs.
Suppose you are tired of trivial, formal networking, which often isn't even that fruitful.. not this time! For its members, Startin.LV has prepared uncommon speed-dating sessions where not only business matters.
IF you are currently fundraising, don't miss this opportunity! ⏰ Reserve your spot by filling out this form and join us for a morning of pancakes and fruitful networking 🥞
Latvia Level Up! Government and Startups for Better Services
It's time to start a conversation between the public sector and tech-based companies because only facing the challenges will lead us to discover new opportunities.
👉 In this event, we will look for answers to such questions as what is the path to bring innovation and the governmental sector closer together and how startup involvement can advance state solutions and processes. Let's discover new opportunities together! The event will be hosted by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia.
Innovation Academy | Demo event
🎉 Join the official side-event of TechChill
Introducing INO Second Batch! Join us to see Cutting-Edge Solutions in Physical Products, Apps & IoT, and Platforms & B2B. Get Up Close with the Visionary Founders, Learn About Game-Changing Startups that are Shaping the Future.
The program is supported by Technology business center of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) and Norway Grants. Working together for a competitive Europe!
Future of Healthcare - closer than ever
In the future of health, breakfast is still the most important meal. So let's kickstart the day with some food and the showcase of the best Latvian Digital Health companies. You'll get a chance to try (yes, try!) the coolest tech that helps people in their health journeys in Latvia and abroad. Join us and meet not only the innovators but also the decision-makers of the Latvian health ecosystem. ✨
Founders Aperitif by Microsoft
@RŪM Cocktail Bar
💡 Are you a Founder and looking to connect with your peers and raise a glass of wine together? Founders Aperitif by Microsoft is for you! 🍾
🤝 This will be THE opportunity to build new connections, find your next partner, share experiences and just enjoy the evening. Let's celebrate the start of TechChill with a refreshing glass of wine and delicious food!
Hosted by Microsoft.
Investor Day by Practica Capital
🔥FOR INVESTOR AND EXECUTIVE PASS HOLDERS ONLY!🔥
Join us for an exclusive Investor Day powered by Practica Capital! Want to make the most of your time at TechChill? 😏 Then you won't want to miss Investor Day powered by Practica Capital. This exclusive event is designed specifically for investors like you, focused on connecting you with other fellow investors, providing valuable insights, and creating a fun and engaging atmosphere. Invitations only.
Masterclass: Lessons from hiring 100 remote developers
Join masterclass by Eastnetic for cost-effective software development! 💰 Learn how to build a remote developer team from low-cost countries and cut your budget in half. Ideal for startups and SMEs lacking capacity and budget, we'll cover key lessons in recruitment, screening, onboarding, and when to say goodbye. 👋
Deep Tech Meets Food
Revolutionize the agrifood industry with us! 👥 Join our deep tech startup community gathering and meet Baltic startups in this sector. Let's increase the number of EU startups innovating in agrifood beyond 4% and tackle the UNSG goals. 🌱🌍 EIT Food and EIT Digital are leading the way in supporting innovative entrepreneurs across Europe
Angel Investing 101 - How to start investing in startups?
Join us for an inspiring fireside chat with Annukka Mickelsson, an accomplished investor and member of FiBAN, to discuss how to start investing in startups! Ask Annukka all your burning questions and gain valuable insights on startup investing.
The discussion will be moderated by FiBAN’s Deal Flow Manager, Topi Laakso, whose mission is to match the best startups with FiBAN angels.
Masterclass: Fundraising playbook for the deep-tech software startups in the rocky time
Get the deep-tech fundraising playbook for rocky times! Join Arthen Sirola-Hashemi from Karma Ventures in a keynote presentation. Learn key strategies for navigating economic challenges, from hiring decisions to metrics and the transition to growth-focused startups. 🚀
Doing business in Austria - Let’s Talk Vienna
Discover the secrets of doing business in Austria at our event with ABA and Vienna Business Agency! Learn about Vienna's startup scene and connect with like-minded professionals to take your business to the next level. Join us for an evening of insights and networking. ⚡️ It's a perfect opportunity to meet new people, spark new business connections, and get inspired in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.
Masterclass: Scaling yourself as a founder by empowering your team
Always wondering how to balance growing as a founder and scaling your startup? 🤔
A masterclass by Sharpist will clear up your mind!
✨ Antonella Mediati, a certified Leadership Coach with more than 20 years of leadership experience in the tech and startup world, will introduce you to methods to act as a coach yourself in an interactive format.
Riga City Tour 🚀
@Latvian National Museum of Art
Discover Riga in 2 hours with a local perspective! 🌆 Join our walking tour led by the fantastic Edgars Lielausis, visiting the most significant sites and hearing the city's stories. 🍺 End the tour with a refreshing Mežpils beer and browse shelves at the local bookshop, Robert's Book. 📍 Starting point: Latvian National Museum of Art, Jāņa Rozentāla laukums 1
Fifty Founders Bootcamp
Get the last polishing touches on your stage pitch together with experienced mentors and pitch coaches at the TechChill Fifty Founders Pitch Bootcamp. Experienced coaches will prepare you to shine on stage and guide you through the best practices, tips & tricks and prep you up for the jury QnA. 🦄 Invitations only.