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Who Will Cyber-Secure Your Digital Future?

The Digital Freedom Festival 2018 is organising an expert level discussion in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Latvia on cybersecurity, with a focus on EU cybersecurity ecosystem policy, and the positions of the leading institutions representing the key components of the cybersecurity strategy.

The First Ever DFF Investor Day!

Due to popular demand from investors, startups and corporates, the Digital Freedom Festival is announcing our very first Investor DayWe've designed Investor Day exclusively for the benefit of investors and startups attending the DFF conference. It'll be a unique opportunity to meet influential investment scene players, form new connections and discover the next big thing in the industry.

The Rockstart x DFF Pitch Competition

The DFF, in cooperation with one of Europe's first multi-vertical startup accelerators, invites startups to participate in the DFF x Rockstart Emerging Tech Pitch Competition. Are you prepared for international scaling through mentoring, workspace and access to capital? Rockstart is ready to accelerate your Emerging Tech startup and prepare it for the global playing field. It's your chance to get ‘Rockstart’ed' to the final selection round of Rockstart!

Experience Digital Freedom Festival as a volunteer!

The Digital Freedom Festival is a meeting place to celebrate digital culture, seek the answers to our future, and discuss the benefits of the digital revolution. We’re looking for ambitious and committed volunteers to help ensure the DFF is a mind-blowing, memory overloading, neverending fun and successfully overwhelming experience for all attendees! This year's main topic is HUMAN & MACHINE, acknowledging the important role of technology in the lives of humans.

World-leading accelerator 500 Startups announces startup competition in Riga

World-leading startup accelerator 500 Startups (USA) returns for the 3rd year to Riga, Latvia, bringing the Digital Freedom Festival to the next level. The accelerator invites startups to apply to the pitch competition, which will be held during Investor Day on November 29th. The “Grand Final” will be held on the main stage of the Digital Freedom Festival on November 30th. The winner will receive a fast-track for the final interview for Batch 25 at the Silicon Valley acceleration program. Startups have the opportunity to qualify for a 4-month long intensive seed program and a 150 thousand USD seed fund. The application deadline is October 19th.