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#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.

Programme: 

POLICY & ECOSYSTEM @MINOX EVENT SPACE (Gustava Zemgala 74)

09:00 – 18:00  Startup Ecosystem Forum #3 & Baltic Startup Brand Ranking (Prior registration required!)


KNOWLEDGE & KNOW-HOW @TEIKUMS AUSMA (Gustava Zemgala 78, 2nd Floor)

12:00 – 13:00 “Startup juridiskā ABC” x Primus Derling (LV) (Iepriekšēja reģistrācija!)

13:30 – 14:30 “Advice in entering the UK market” x British Embassy in Riga (ENG)

15:00 – 16:00 “How we find the right people – learnings from the hiring process at Mintos” x MINTOS (ENG) (Prior registration required!)

16:30 – 18:00 #Diskusija: “Viedā Rīga: inovatīva pilsētas pārvaldība” x Rīgas domes Pilsētas Attīstības Departaments x Valsts Nekustamies Īpašumi (LV) (Iepriekšēja reģistrācija!)


STARTUPS EMPOWERMENT @TEIKUMS AUSMA (Gustava Zemgala 78, 1st Floor)

12:00 – 13:00 Book Club: “TOP 10 Books to Read” X DFF (ENG)

13:30 – 14:30 Rūpes par garīgo un psiholoģisko veselību x RESTARTS (LV)

15:00 – 16:00 “How to get your startup acquired” by Raimonds Kulbergs (ENG)

16:00 – 17:30 “Company culture and diversity” x Riga Tech Girls (ENG)

18:00 – 18:30 Grantu programmas “Atspēriens” informatīvais seminārs (LV) Moderators: Mārtiņš Pakalniņš (RD)

19:00 – 19:20 ChoirUp startup sadziedāšanas (Dziesmuvara un Jānis Kreilis)


DESIGN LAB @TEIKUMS AUSMA (Gustava Zemgala 78, 2nd Floor)

11:00 – 12:00  Design Thinking workshop: Using creativity to improve team cooperation (Prior registration required!)

14:30 – 15:30 Design Thinking workshop: Boosting creativity when you feel completely stuck (Prior registration required!)

16:30 – 17:30 Design Thinking workshop: Pains of remote work, ways of overcoming them (Prior registration required!)


MATCHMAKING SESSIONS @TEODORS (Gustava Zemgala 78, 2nd Floor)

10:0 – 12:30 STARTUP SAFARI RIGA speed dating with investors (Prior registration required!)

15:00 – 17:00 VEFRESH speed dating with mentors (Prior registration required!)


Startup Day Partners: Buildit Accelerator, British Embassy in Latvia, Digital Freedom Festival, DDB Latvia, Ministry of Economics, European Commission, Magnetic Latvia, LU Business Incubator, Primus Derling, Mintos, Riga City Council’s City Development Department, RTU Design Factory, Startin.LV, Startup Safari, State Real Estate, VEFRESH. 

See you soon at #Startupday 2019!