Side Events

The re-launch of MAGNETIC LATVIA | LABS OF LATVIA Portal: TechChill Day 1 Official Afterparty

The technology and innovation portal “Magnetic Latvia | Labs of Latvia” will be a cosmic explosion during the legendary TechChill afterparty. From the performances on the Moon Stage by DJ Plastic to ones by the star drummer Nelli Bubjanca, cosmic songs on the Karaoke Star stage and opportunities to unwind in the Galactic Sauna brought to us by our Finnish friends – there is something to do for everyone. And if that wasn’t enough – the No Water on the Moon bar will stay open throughout the night.

When: February 21, from 21:00
Where:  Zuzeum, Lāčplēša iela 101
Type: Official Afterparty, Networking
Admission: Entrance only with TechChill wristband or “MAGNETIC LATVIA | LABS OF LATVIA” invitation.
Link to event

The Official TechChill 2019 Afterparty

Get ready to karaoke and dance all night long at none other than the official TechChill 2019 afterparty.
Get started with welcome drinks from Aldaris, snacks from Twilio SendGrid and keep the conversations flowing throughout the night at the Jameson Irish Whiskey lounge. But it’s not all about drinks and snacks, so you better start warming up your voice for Singa karaoke brought to us by Funderbeam. If it’s dancing you’re looking for DJ Matiss Tazans will make sure that the beats continue all night long on the dance floor.

 

When: February 22, 21:00
Where: Aldaris Beer Museum, Tvaika iela 44
Type: Networking & party
Admission: Entrance only with TechChill wristband
Link to event

Side Event Overview

February 20
Admission
Media Breakfast (in Latvian) Invite-only
09:30-15:00 Riga Venture Summit 2019 Invite-only
14:00-18:00 Investor Day Invite-only
15:00-18:00 ALTUM-backed accelerator funds – Up & Running Invite-only
13:30-18:00 Founders Bootcamp powered by Practica Capital Invite-only
15:00-19:00 TechChill Community Chilling Invite-only
19:00-22:00 Baltic Welcome Reception Invite-only
19:00-21:00 Women in Software Testing Meetup Open to all, registration required
February 21
08:00-09:40 VIP Breakfast with COBALT Invite-only
12:00-14:00 Garage48 Future of Mobility Open hours Open to all
18:00-21:00 Demo Day: Wise Guys Fintech II in collaboration with Swedbank Invite-only
18:00-21:00 Facebook Developer Circles: Riga February meetup Open to all, registration required
18:00-22:00 Speakers dinner powered by Printful Invite-only
From 21:00 The re-launch of MAGNETIC LATVIA | LABS OF LATVIA Portal: TechChill Day 1 Official Afterparty Entrance with TechChill wristband
February 22
07:30-8:30 #karmarun Open to all TechChill pass holders
08:00-9:45 Startup Power-up Breakfast with Accenture Invite-only
09:30-12:00 Scaling your startup in Europe with Startup Lighthouse Open to all, registration required
19:00-21:00 Networking drinks with EIT Digital & SWG Invite-only
18:00-21:00 Founders dinner with Adyen Invite-only
From 21:00 The Official TechChill 2019 Afterparty Entrance with TechChill wristband

Media Breakfast (in Latvian)

Selected Latvian media representatives are invited to the launch of the report on the startup ecosystem in Latvia organised together with the Ministry of Economics and Latvian Startup Association.

When: February 20
Admission: Invitation Only, for more information or other inquiries, please contact kristine@ethos.lv

Riga Venture Summit 2019

Riga Venture Summit (RVS) is an international startup ecosystem policy roundtable. This year Riga Venture Summit will unite leading Baltic startup minds and host international experts to zoom into discussions about most effective practice of how to support innovations among government organizations and startup communities all the way from visions to actions.

When: February 20,  9:30–15:00
Admission: Invitation Only, for more information or other inquiries, please contact Latvian Startup Association – info@startin.lv

Investor Day

Investor day is an exclusive informal get-together for the investors coming to TechChill 2019. Attendees are invite-only VC funds, Business Angels, accelerators and startup ecosystem players from the region. The agenda includes a talk by Dominic Jacquesson from Index Ventures, networking and round table discussions covering topics such:
// Hardware with Rene Tõnnisson from BuildIT
// SaaS with Cristobal Alonso from Startup Wise Guys
// DeepTech with Kristjan Laanemaa from Karma.vc
// Consumer startups/B2C with Lauri Lehtmaa from Creandum
// Enterprise with Henri Isohanni from 3TS Capital
// Fintech with Sandra Golbreich from Baltic Sandbox

When: February 20, 14:00-18:00
Type: Investors & ecosystem players
Admission: Entry with TechChill 2019 Investor Pass or by Private invitation only

ALTUM-backed accelerator funds - Up & Running

ALTUM and TechChill will gather all three ALTUM (government) backed accelerator funds and startups from their first batches, policy makers and private investors for an afternoon of a high-level discussion around the successes of the accelerator programs and attracting more businesses to Latvia. There will be presentations by startups followed by three panel discussions, with lots of networking and discussion possibilities on the topics presented.

When: February 20, 15:00-18:00
Type: Startups, policymakers, investors
Admission: Invitation Only

Founders Bootcamp powered by Practica Capital

Together with Practica Capital, one of the most active VC investors in the Baltics, TechChill is organizing an exclusive bootcamp for the Fifty Founders Battle semi-finalists to help them polish their pitches before the big day. We’ve enlisted the help of select international coaches, such as Chris Brown from 500 Startups, Oscar Kneppers from Rockstart, Lauma Gailite from Buildit, Donatas Keras and Arvydas Bloze from Practica Capital.

When: February 20, 13:30-18:00
Type: Startups
Admission: Invitation only, Fifty Founders Battle selected startups

TechChill Community Chilling

TechChill and Magnetic Latvia Startup invite community movers and shakers from the Nordics, Baltics and CEE ecosystems to gather for an afternoon of bulls*it free discussions on the real challenges we as an ecosystem are facing and how to address them, while also highlighting the most accomplished ecosystem builders.  

When: Feb 20, 15.00-19.00
Type: Ecosystem builders
Admission: Invitation Only, selected community representatives

Baltic Welcome Reception

International networking on the Baltic level and finding potential cooperation partners are among the top priorities for Startup Estonia, Magnetic Latvia Startup and Startup Lithuania. We are gathering the key government organizations from all three Baltic countries to host select international guests together.

When: February 20, 19:00-22:00
Type: Opening reception
Admission: Invitation Only

Women in Software Testing Meetup

Join Riga TechGirls, the first community in Latvia dedicated to educating and inspiring girls & women about technology, monthly meetup dedicated to wonder-women in testing and quality assurance. Meetup is co-organized by TestDevLab and supported by TechChill.

When: February 20, 19:00 – 21:00
Where: 
Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela 8, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1010
Admission: Open to All
Learn more about the event and register here

VIP Breakfast with COBALT

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Especially, if you spend it with the right people. Hand-picked speakers, investors and partners are invited to join for a delicious breakfast with our long-term partner Cobalt.

When: February 21, 08:00 – 09:40
Type: Networking & Investors
Admission: Invitation only – TechChill partners, speakers and Investor Pass holders

Garage48 Future of Mobility Open hours

Check out what the teams at the Garage48 Future Mobility hackathon have been working on before they step on the Superhero stage at TechChill 2019. This hackathon is brought to you by Garage48, the Embassy of the Netherlands, and Latvijas Mobilais Telefons (LMT) will aim to create innovative ideas and robust solutions concerning the mobility of people and goods, and the sustainability of transportation and logistics.

When: February 21, 12:00-14:00
Where: LMT HQ
Learn more about the hackathon here

Demo Day: Wise Guys Fintech II in collaboration with Swedbank

At the Demo Day: Wise Guys Fintech II in collaboration with Swedbank you will find yourself amongst the coolest fintechs & the hottest VCs. A memorable event packed with everything you need before heading over to the TechChill afterparty is guaranteed, including an insight into most promising early-stage fintechs, great company, yummy cocktails, snacks, activities & more.

When: February 21
Admission: Invitation Only

Facebook Developer Circles: Riga February meetup

Facebook Developer Circles partnered up with TechChill to bring you the very best of speakers for the Riga February meetup. Tiit Paananen, the VP at Veriff , with a background in Quality Engineering and testing, more recently in Pipedrive and earlier in Skype will be discussing CI/CD automation: how to automate everything after the pull request and make your life easier.
While David Ryan Polgar , a tech ethicist who paved the way for the hotly-debated issues around privacy, ethical design, digital well being and what it means to be human in the digital age – will be discussing the topic of How to consider ethics, impact, and possible misuse when developing products.
Q&As, networking, snacks & beer to follow.

 

When: February 21, 18:00 – 21:00
Where: Teikums, 78 Gustava Zemgala Gatve, Riga
Admission: Open to all, please register in advance here

Ice-Cold dinner powered by Printful

 

The exclusive dinner event organized together with Printful will bring invite-only guests attending TechChill – speakers, media representatives, key partners, advanced scale-ups and ecosystem builders from all around the Baltics, Nordics and the rest of Europe.

When: February 21
Admission: Invitation only

The re-launch of MAGNETIC LATVIA | LABS OF LATVIA Portal: TechChill Day 1 Official Afterparty

The technology and innovation portal “Magnetic Latvia | Labs of Latvia” will be a cosmic explosion during the legendary TechChill afterparty. From the performances on the Moon Stage by DJ Plastic to ones by the star drummer Nelli Bubjanca, cosmic songs on the Karaoke Star stage and opportunities to unwind in the Galactic Sauna brought to us by our Finnish friends – there is something to do for everyone. And if that wasn’t enough – the No Water on the Moon bar will stay open throughout the night.

When: February 21, from 21:00
Where:  Zuzeum, Lāčplēša iela 101
Type: Official Afterparty, Networking
Admission: Entrance only with TechChill wristband or “MAGNETIC LATVIA | LABS OF LATVIA” invitation.
Link to event

#karmarun

Looking to see more of Riga and make new friends with startups and investors at TechChill 2019? Join the Karma Ventures team for #karmarun early in the morning. Everyone is welcome. Please dress for techchill weather! Easy pace to accomodate all participants.

When: February 22, 7:30-8:30
Admission: All TechChill pass holders
Meeting place: the lobby of Tallink Hotel Riga (Elizabetes iela 24, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia)

Startup Power-up Breakfast with Accenture

The startup breakfast will gather startups, accelerators, tech and innovation businesses for a power-up breakfast that is all about networking and connecting the right people to help startups flourish. Hosted by Accenture – expect coffee, snacks and a laid back atmosphere.

When: February 22, 8:00 – 9:45
Type: Startups & Networking
Admission: Invitation only

Scaling your startup in Europe with Startup Lighthouse

As part of TechChill 2019, Startup Lighthouse is organising its own side-event, ‘Scaling your startup in Europe’ where you can hear the stories and experiences of the top startups taking part in Startup Lighthouse, a project run under the umbrella of Startup Europe, a European Commission initiative that acts as the central meeting point for startups to grow and thrive in Europe. If you’re thinking about expanding your startup in Berlin, Lisbon, Dublin or the Baltics, this side event is for you.

When: January 22, 09:30-12:00
Where: Teikums co-working space – Gustava Zemgala Gatve 78, Riga
Type: Startups & Networking
Admission: Free entrance – registration required
Register here: event

Networking drinks with EIT Digital & SWG

This exclusive event will bring invite-only guests attending TechChill for an evening of laid-back networking with key partners, high profile investors, scale-ups and ecosystem builders from around the region. The evening will be complemented with startup pitches from Startup Wise Guys accelerator and the possibility to share impressions over some drinks and snacks.

When: February 22, 19:00
Admission: Invitation only

Founders dinner with Adyen

Adyen, who went from a start-up to Europe’s biggest IPO in 12 years, is hosting an invitation-only scale-up dinner. Select TechChill 2019 are invited to network with other founders and enjoy a three-course dinner and a fireside chat in the evening of TechChill 2019 Day 2.

When: February 22, 18:00-21:00
Type: Founders & Networking
Admission: Invitation Only

The Official TechChill 2019 Afterparty

Get ready to karaoke and dance all night long at none other than the official TechChill 2019 afterparty.
Get started with welcome drinks from Aldaris, snacks from Twilio SendGrid and keep the conversations flowing throughout the night at the Jameson Irish Whiskey lounge. But it’s not all about drinks and snacks, so you better start warming up your voice for Singa karaoke brought to us by Funderbeam. If it’s dancing you’re looking for DJ Matiss Tazans will make sure that the beats continue all night long on the dance floor.

When: February 22, 21:00
Where: Aldaris Beer Museum, Tvaika iela 44
Type: Networking & party
Admission: Entrance only with TechChill wristband
Link to event

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General

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Startup

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Access the Stage agenda and Official Side events on Friday, February 22

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