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



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?


Andris K. Berzins, TechHub Riga,

Edgars Pīgoznis, LVCA,

Gary A. Fowler, GVA LaunchGurus,

Edmunds Valantis, Ministry of Economics,

Uldis Leiterts, Infogram.


Rihards Gailums, RHTU.


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