Riga session

Location and time: Riga, Latvia (September – December 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 modules: 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;
  • startups;
  • young people who want to develop their career in business;

The working language is English. 

Agenda of the meetings: tbc

Program team: Karlis Purmalis, Kristine Berzina (both - University of Latvia), Elmars Baltins, Madara Mara Irbe (both - CONNECT Latvia), Natalja Tocelovska (SSE Riga); assistant - Kristaps ([email protected]); Cambridge members - Alan Barrell (Chairman of team) and Jan Storgards.

The program is organized by CONNECT Latvia, Cambridge Innovation Academy, Faculty of Business, Economics and Management of the University of Latvia, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Anglia Ruskin University. Supported by the Latvian Investment and Development Agency.

Additional information by e-mail [email protected]


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