Opportunities

Above all, TechChill is about startup ecosystem and community. Here you can find information about various opportunities, challenges, events, competitions, hackathons, accelerators, funding from our friends and partners.

Sampo Accelerator: The Forge Applications

Looking for ways to grow your startup? Let us introduce you to Sampo Accelerators’ Forge programme!  The Forge is a 3,5 week programme for early-stage startups in the Batlic, CEE and Russia region. The aim is to help first-time growth company founders to not have to repeat common mistakes!

Deadline: August 7, 2020

Apply here.

Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe

Technology sart-ups are invited to register for 2020’s Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe. This competition takes part for the 21st year, and it ranks the fastest-growing tech firms based on their annual revenue growth.

To be eligible for the competition, the tech start-up must:

• be founded on or prior to December 31, 2015;

• have base-year operating revenues of €50,000 in 2016, 2017, 2018 and a current year operating revenue (2019) of at least €100,000;

• be headquartered within Central Europe.

Deadline: August 14, 2020

More info here.

Apply here.

Seedstars World Competition

The Online Seedstars World Competition 2020/21 is digitally returning to Riga and TechChill is happy to support this year’s online edition. Apply now for a chance to be part of the ten startups selected for a USD50K growth program investment and compete for the Global Winner investment prize of USD 500K!

Deadline: 15 August 2020

Apply here.

Vernadsky Challenge

Vernadsky Challenge is an engineering startup contest looking for innovative hardware, Space Technologies and Active Bioelectronics in particular.

Do you have an innovative idea or even a finished project? Show it to their experts.

All applications will be evaluated and the most promising solutions are guaranteed to receive the grant funding equivalent to 2M UAH (≈70K USD).

Deadline: September 1, 2020

Apply and find out more here!

X-Europe: AgriTech

Heads up! We would like to introduce to you a EU funded programme called  X-Europe. Delivered by five big names in the startup community – F6S, TNW, Design Terminal, Growth Tribe and TechChill, X-Europe fosters the growth of the leading European deeptech startups by providing top-notch training and services, and guiding partnerships with investors, corporations, and governments.

X-Europe’s Cohort 2 will upscale 25 startups within the AgriTech sector between October 2020 and March 2021. All services of the X-Europe programme are free of charge thanks to Startup Europe. 

Selected deeptech startups get:

  • Free entry and showcasing at Design Terminal conference, November 2020, online
  • Matchmaking with investors 
  • Building partnerships with corporations – your solution might be the solution to their business challenge
  • Free in-person & online training, including market-leading courses from Growth Tribe
  • One-on-one mentoring 
  • Gaining media exposure 
  • Possibility to join the Acceleration week at Design Terminal (Budapest) and access Techchill (Riga) and TNW’s (Amsterdam) community Incubators

Deadline: September 4, 2020

Apply here!

Buildit Accelerator Batch #12

Attention Hardware startups!

If you are a company;

  • Within the industries of hardware, IoT, mobility, productivity, smart living, energy, health-tech, etc.
  •  You have an MVP or working prototype
  •  A Scalable business model for a growing market
  •  A team of at least 2 individuals with relevant experience

Then apply to Buildit Acceleration program and get;

  • Accelerator program with world-class mentoring
  • Pre-seed investment up to 50,000 EUR
  • Workspace in the city center
  • Contacts with Asian & European manufacturers and investors

Deadline: August 31, 2020

Apply here!

Riga Tech Girls - Women go Tech

Always wanted to work in tech? This is what you’ve been waiting for then! Amazing opportunity for women who speak Latvian – the new Riga Tech Girls program aims to support 500 women as they enter the IT industry AND is free and online!

More info here!

Apply here!

FrontCon 2020

2020 has been quite a year, huh? Luckily, not everything has been cancelled! On August 12-14, an online & onsite conference FrontCon 2020 will be taking place in Riga. The conference is focused on front-end concepts and technologies, and there will be 16 speakers and 4 workshops (all accessible online as well).

Facebook event: here

Tickets: here

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