Seal the deals outside the office meeting room! Hosted in partnership with Taxify.

Stay tuned! The event and more info TBA soon!

  • When: February 8, 19:00 – 00:00
  • Where: Fon Stricka Villa, A.Briana iela 9
  • Topic: Networking & party
  • Participation: All TechChill pass holders



Wrap TechChill 2018 up with a blast!

Stay tuned! The event and more info TBA soon!

  • WhenFebruary 9, 20:00
  • WhereVEF Culture Palace, Ropazu iela 2
  • Topic: Networking & party
  • Participation: All TechChill 2018 pass holders


Riga Venture Summit (RVS) is an international startup ecosystem policy roundtable. The event brings together key policymakers, business leaders, startup founders and investors from the Baltics and abroad to discuss the hottest startup topics and find solutions for the better development of Baltics startup ecosystem. This year Riga Venture Summit will unite leading Baltic startup minds and host international experts to zoom into discussions about the most effective practices of cooperation between startups and corporates. You will be able to hear real case studies showcasing different approaches of the cooperation, as well as participate in the discussion with experts in the field and actively network with invited guests. Attendees will include local and international corporate representatives, investors, startups, startup community and government sector representatives.

  • When: February 7, 9:00 – 14:30
  • Where: People Work coworking, E. Birznieka-Upisa 21
  • Topic: Startups & Corporates
  • Participation: Invitation only, TechChill Investor and Executive Pass holders (upon request)
  • More info:


TechChill will host the Fifty Founders Battle, a startup pitch competition in partnership with Startup Wise Guys, showcasing the most promising and inspiring startups from the Baltics, Nordics and beyond. All 50 of the selected startups will pitch on the stage on the first day, and to properly prepare for the fight in front of TechChill investors, media and attendees, the founders will gather for the Fifty Founders bootcamp. The teams will take part in intense pitch training, storytelling, workshops on conference hacking and networking to make the most of their time on stage and fight for the winning prize, 10 000 EUR with no strings attached. The Bootcamp is hosted by our friends Startup Wise Guys.

  • When: February 7, 14:00 – 17:00
  • Where: Microsoft Latvia, Kalpaka bulvaris 4
  • Topic: Startups
  • Participation: Fifty Founders battle selected startups.


The day before TechChill, community movers and shakers from Nordic, Baltic and CEE ecosystems will gather for an afternoon to discuss and work on building connections and supporting startups together. During the course of Tech Ecosystem Summit, teams from different community organisations will address challenges ecosystems from neighbouring regions are facing and work on practical cross-border community initiatives. This event is invitation-only to selected community and NGO representatives. If you’re coming to TechChill and think you should be here, request your invitation to Ieva

  • When: February 7, 14:30 – 21:30
  • Where: Swedbank HQ: Balasta dambis 15
  • Topic: Startups, communities, ecosystems
  • Participation: By invitation


Investor day is an exclusive, informal get-together for the investors, business angels and accelerators visiting TechChill. The event will offer an introduction to the Baltic tech scene & development, insights of existing regional stakeholder collaboration, discussions on Pan-European relations, as well as some important casual networking and dinner. Attendees are invite-only, including VC funds, business angels, accelerators and startup ecosystem players from the region. For more information contact Lauma

  • When: February 7, 15:00-19:30
  • Where: Teikums: Gustava Zemgala gatve 78
  • Topic: Investors, ecosystems
  • Participation: TechChill Investor pass holders
  • More: eventbrite


Should my corporate collaborate with startups? Won’t they destroy my reputation? Do we really need something from them to be successful? Where to start from? If these questions are haunting you, look no further for answers – we’re giving great talks to inspire, make you think and look at your business innovations from a new perspective!
Prepare and ask questions! Be ready for discussions and networking!

  • When: February 7, 17:00-20:00
  • Where: Riga IT Demo Centre: Mukusalas iela 3
  • Topic: Startups & Corporates
  • Participation: Invitation only- upon request contacting Inese, TechChill Executive and Startup Pass holders (founders only)
  • More info: facebook event



Startup Wise Guys- Europe’s leading B2B startup accelerator, is bringing 11 startup teams from their last batch back to Riga to pitch at the SWG Demo Day before attending TechChill 2018.

  • When: February 7, 18:00-20:00
  • Where: Teikums: Gustava Zemgala gatve 78
  • Topic: Startups, accelerator
  • Participation: register at eventbrite
  • More about the startups:


In Latvian, there is a saying that goes “The way it starts is how it ends” and keeping that in mind we welcome all the speakers, investors and executives attending TechChill 2018 to the Open Reception taking place on the evening before we go down to the business at VEF Culture Palace.
Become a Latvian for a night, and get to know the place and people hosting you for the next couple of days. Local snacks and drinks are served.

  • Topic: Welcome to Latvia, opening reception
  • Participation: Invitation only, TechChill partners, speakers, Executive and Investor Pass holders


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Especially, if you spend it with the right people. Hand-picked speakers, investors and partners will be welcomed to join for a Latvian style breakfast with our long-term partner Cobalt.

  • Topic: Networking & investors
  • Participation: Invitation only, TechChill partners, speakers and Investor Pass holders

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Event Pass

  • Access to the 2-day event content & networking
  • Access to the Business Expo
  • Access to the Startup Expo
  • Access to Official Evening Events

Startup Pass

  • All Event Pass features

    • Inclusion in the Investors/Corporates report (on submission of startup data)
    • Access to Startup <> Investor Matchmaking

Investor Pass

  • All Event Pass features

    • Access to Satellite Events
    • Investor Happy Hour (Investors only networking event)
    • Access to Startup <> Investor Matchmaking
    • Access to Attending Startups Report
    • Access to VIP events
    • Access exclusive side events (Only first 30 pass holders)

Executive Pass

  • All Event Pass features

    • Access to Satellite Events
    • Access to Matchmaking
    • Access to Exclusive events
    • Access exclusive side events (Only first 30 pass holders)