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Silicon Vikings & Startup World Cup Baltic Regional Competition

  • TECHCHILL, Riga, Latvia Sporta 2 Riga Latvia (map)


Silicon Vikings partnered with Startup World Cup to bring this competition to the Baltic States in 2019.  Regional competitions were held in Sweden, Norway and Finland in February-April 2018. Outreach for the competition was done via Silicon Vikings Nodes as well as local marketing partnerships with over 45 key startup ecosystem players in the Nordics.  One winner from each regional competition received a trip to Silicon Valley to compete in the Global Finale in May 2018 where the grand prize was a $1,000,000 investment prize. Speakers at the Grand Finale included:

·         Reid Hoffman, Founding CEO of LinkedIn

·         Vinod Khosla, Founder of Khosla Ventures and Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems

·         Adam Cheyer, Co-Founder of Siri

·         John Chambers, Former CEO of Cisco

·         Marc Randolph, Co-Founder of Netflix

·         Jay Vijayan, Former CIO of Tesla

The 2019 National competition for the Baltic Region will be held at TechChill in Riga, Latvia.

Stage agenda

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Join the rest of the superheroes putting the Baltics on the world startup map!

TechChill in the media

// Riga’s startups are putting little Latvia on the big tech map (Wired)

// Latvia’s Tech Hub Of Riga Is Leading The Way For Women…And Drones (Forbes)

// How this shy country wants to become the Silicon Valley of the Baltics (The Next Web

// TechChill: Founders, Entrepreneurs, Challengers and Curious Minds (Irish Tech News)

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