Thanks to our partners at IR magazine and Pauls Raudseps for the interview with Cyborg Nest Founder Scott Cohen. The original version in Latvian can be found on the IR website, but we've translated it into English for you as well!
The DFF is Shaping Riga as the Regional Tech Centre, Gathering 1300 Digital Professionals and Enthusiasts
From November 27 - 28 the Digital Freedom Festival, which was attended by 1367 technology and startup businesses, experts, policy makers, investors, journalists and students from 36 countries, was held in Riga. For two days Riga became the regional technology centre and united technology enthusiasts, policy makers and corporations to solve the global challenges that are connected to the digital revolution. The conference live broadcast was viewed more than 9000 times on the Shortcut website and application.
President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis Gave the Opening Speech at the DFF
President of the Republic of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis gave the opening speech alongside festival founders at the DFF on November 27th. Mr. Vējonis highlighted that technology brings new opportunities for development and is a great equaliser, giving a whole new meaning to freedom in the digital revolution era.
Magnetic Latvia Business Center unites startups and their supporters during Digital Freedom Festival
During the Digital Freedom Festival at the Magnetic Latvia Business Center experts and startup co-founders shared their knowledge and experience on how to start your business in Latvia and how to develop and expand it globally.
DigiPulse, CENOS, and Let’s Enhance Victorious at Digital Freedom Festival Startup Pitch Competitions
During the Digital Freedom Festival Pitch Competitions Latvian startups DigiPulse and CENOS triumphed in the contest organised by leading global accelerator 500 Startups - powered by Microsoft Latvia, while Estonian startup Let's Enhance was victorious in the competition organised by Dutch accelerator Rockstart.