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Accenture Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

This year the Digital Freedom Festival was held for 2 days on 5 stages, and gathered over 1,600 attendees from 30 countries around the world to discuss how we can all benefit from the digital revolution. 40% of this year's speakers were women, which is an improvement from last year. Diversity is an especially important topic in the tech sector, and our partner Accenture Latvia joined the DFF to talk about the issue of diversity in tech.

Future of Open Banking: Evolution, Not Revolution

During the Digital Freedom Festival, the discussion about the future of Open Banking took place gathering experts from the banking, fintech, payments and policy sectors. Eleven months have passed after PSD2 (Payment Service Directive) introduction that promised a revolution in the financial sector – what has really changed and what to expect in the future?

Thank You for an Amazing DFF 2018!

Dear DFF Community, I would like to say a huge thank-you to everyone who helped make this year's Digital Freedom Festival a massive success! This was our 4th time organising the festival, and it just keeps getting bigger and better every year. We had 2 full days and 5 stages, with 100+ speakers and over 1,600 attendees representing 30 countries from around the world. There were so many spectacular moments, but just to name a few:

Why Are Global Tech Companies Choosing Latvia Digital Freedom Festival and Magnetic Latvia find out

On day 1 of the Digital Freedom Festival, the Corporate Innovation Lounge featured a panel discussion organized by Magnetic Latvia to discover why global tech companies choose Latvia as the location to establish a business presence.

Asya and CostPocket Victorious at Digital Freedom Festival Startup Pitch Competitions

Latvian startup Asya triumphed in the pitch organised by leading global accelerator 500 Startups at the Digital Freedom Festival, while Estonian startup CostPocket was victorious in the pitch competition organised by Dutch accelerator Rockstart.