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Focus on Influential Digital Freedom Festival 2019 Tech Event: Sustainable Development and Impact

When discussing technology and innovations we must consider the vast opportunities as well as the downsides of globalisation. This year influential technology event Digital Freedom Festival invites to participate in discussing the impact of technology on sustainable development, taking into account the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030. The festival will gather more than 1600 participants from all over the world in Riga on November 14th and 15th. It will focus on the role of humans in the new technology age with the main conference topics centering around the economy of the future, technology in healthcare, green technologies, smart mobility and lifestyle. 

Startup Day Celebration on 12th September at VEFRESH innovation district

On 12 September in Riga will be celebrated with a broad programme the Startup Day 2019, which has already become a traditional and awaited annual ecosystem event. Startup Day is an open ecosystem engagement platform to promote cross-sectoral cooperation and highlight the contribution of startups to Latvian economic vitality and innovation development. The events to be carried out within the framework of the day consist of open workshops and discussions, Ministry of Economics Startup ecosystem forum, presentations of the Baltic Startup Brand TOP10, Riga City Council Grant Programme “Atspēriens” workshop, as well as joint celebration. 

#Startupday 2019 Programme is Live!

On 12 September in Riga the Startup Day 2019 will be celebrated with a broad programme, which has already become a traditional and awaited annual ecosystem event. Startup Day is an open ecosystem engagement platform to promote cross-sectoral cooperation and highlight the contribution of startups to Latvian economic vitality and innovation development. The events to be carried out within the framework of the day consist of open workshops and discussions, Ministry of Economics Startup ecosystem forum, presentations of the Baltic Startup Brand TOP10, Riga City Council Grant Programme “Atspēriens” workshop, as well as joint celebration.

Digital Freedom Festival Aims for #ZeroWaste

Digital Freedom Festival is a meeting place to celebrate digital culture and seek the answers to our future, discuss the benefits of the digital revolution. It will take place in Riga, Latvia, November 14-15. This year’s main topic is IMPACT & SUSTAINABILITY because we believe that we can make an impact on a better future if we start to act now.

#STARTUPDAY 2019 to be held at VEFRESH

This year #STARTUPDAY is triggering cross-industry cooperation by joining forces with VEFRESH and lighting up VEF district on September 12th.  In the startup world, your network is only as effective as your contacts. Your ability to cooperate and establish meaningful connections plays a crucial role in business success - unicorns are only born through deliberate, visionary and well-thought-out partnerships.