Event Venture Capital for tech startups in Latvia 2015. Demand vs supply

10:00, 14 July 2015 Altum conference room,4 Doma laukums, Riga

Venture Capital for tech startups in Latvia 2015. Demand vs supply

Agenda:

 

10.00 – 10.15            Intro and sandbox definition, Latvian Startup dealflow 2015. Rihards Gailums, RHTU, Labs of Latvia.

10.15 – 10.45            “SMART” vs “DUMB” MONEY. Perceptions about Venture Capital of Latvian Start-Ups and High-Growth Firms. Research paper presentation. Edgars Lapiņš, Anna Plaudiņa, SSE Riga;

10.45 – 11.00            Role of the business accelerators in smart startup development. Results of MBA thesis, Artūrs Zandersons, RTU;

11.00 – 11.15            Latvia’s VCs: What we need. Andris K. Berzins, TechHub Riga;

11.15 – 11.30            Coffee break;

11.30 – 11.45            Latvia gov policy and strategy towards tech startups and venture capital alignment. Edmunds Valantis, Director of EU funds implementation department at Ministry of Economics;

11.45 – 12.00            Current situation in Latvian Venture Capital. Matching the needs of goverment policy and tech startups. Edgars Pīgoznis, LVCA;

12.00 – 12.15            Startup Success. Creating a World Class Eco system. Gary A. Fowler, GVA LaunchGurus;

12.15 – 12.30            Real experience of Infogram venture capital rising. Why Latvian startup is not funded by Latvian VCs? Uldis Leiterts, Infogram;

12.30 – 13.15            Panel Discussion. How to align Latvian tech startup venture capital supply to Latvian tech startup demand?

Participants:

Andris K. Berzins, TechHub Riga,

Edgars Pīgoznis, LVCA,

Gary A. Fowler, GVA LaunchGurus,

Edmunds Valantis, Ministry of Economics,

Uldis Leiterts, Infogram.

Moderator:

Rihards Gailums, RHTU.

 

Register here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/venture-capital-for-tech-startups-in-latvia-2015-demand-vs-supply-tickets-17670290314

 

More information: http://www.labsoflatvia.com/events/venture-capital-for-tech-startups-in-latvia-2015-demand-vs-supply-2