Riga module

Location and time: Riga, Latvia (October – November 2019)

The goal of the Riga-Cambridge Venture Camp is to promote the implementation of new, prosperous business ideas by developing participants' skills in team building, attracting funding, and other aspects of business.

The program takes place in two parts: Riga module and Cambridge module. The Riga Module includes practical lectures, teamwork, mentoring sessions, business stories, homework, and in the end – business idea pitches to business experts at the “Bears’ Cove” event, when 25 best participants will be nominated to take part in the Cambridge module.

Target audience:

  • students with business ideas;
  • nascent entrepreneurs;
  • you - if want to develop your career in business.

The working language is English. 

Agenda of the meetings: tbc

Program team: Madara Mara Irbe, Elmars Baltins (both - CONNECT Latvia), Karlis Purmalis, Liva Bekere (both - University of Latvia), Natalja Tocelovska (SSE Riga), Modris Ozolins (Riga Technical University), Janis Prusis (Riga City Council); Cambridge members - Alan Barrell (Chairman of team) and Jan Storgards.

The program is organized by CONNECT Latvia in cooperation with Cambridge Innovation Academy. Main partner - Riga City Council. Partners - Anglia Ruskin University, Faculty of Business, Economics and Management of the University of Latvia, Latvian Investment and Development Agency Representative Office in the United Kingdom, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Riga Technical University.

Additional information by e-mail [email protected]


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