All Techheads Are Welcome at Riga’s TechChill 2024

  • TechChill welcomes all the techheads once again in Riga this April
  • The dates are April 17-19th, and the venues are Fantadroms and Hanzas Perons
  • The conference will begin with Run for Ukraine and include side events, insights from renowned industry thought leaders, startup pitching competition, and more

This April, TechChill will once again hold Latvia’s biggest tech event of the season. All techies – VCs, startup founders, their potential employees and customers, are welcome at TechChill’s 2024 edition. Over 120 recognized industry speakers will talk about all the ongoing and emerging trends in the local and global startup scene.

On April 17th, Riga’s Fantadroms will start TechChill 2024’s run with Run for Ukraine (register here) – the charity side event. More side events to follow, including Investor day, Media tour, Demo Day, workshops, Founders mixer and more will keep the attention of more than 2,300 attendees occupied.

Speakers and Topics

As one is already used to, TechChill once again puts together top-tier speakers and audiences from all over the Baltics and way beyond at its two-day main event at Hanzas Perons. From tech students and founders-to-be to accomplished entrepreneurs and investors will all enjoy this unique opportunity for networking and catching up with the most topical tech trends. The three days of the conference will include valuable contributions from:

The speeches and discussions will run in three tracks: Frontier Technologies (all about AI, Defense Tech and cybersecurity, energy and Climate Tech, Space Tech), Startups Foundations (founder stories and startup hard skills), and New Rules/Navigating the New Normal (empowering diversity and changing mindsets, new metrics of success for business, economic development in different regions and the Baltic landscape). They will cover an array of topical themes, including:

  • Securing the digital frontline
  • Shaping the future of defense
  • Individual cybersecurity essentials in 2024
  • Digital Darwinism
  • The resilience of Ukrainian startups
  • The rise of drones
  • AI ethics and sustainability
  • Unlocking the power of circular models
  • Eco-innovations
  • The science of pet wellness and its potential
  • The best ways to pitch in 2024
  • Building a startup remotely from the ground up
  • Online credibility brick by brick
  • Incubation and acceleration
  • DeepTech funding, scaling, and commercializing in CEE and the EU
  • Putting together an effective board
  • The complete agenda is available here.

Additional Attractions

As no tech event can go without special attention to startups, TechChill 2024 will include the Startup Expo and the Fifty Founders Battle. Founders are welcome to book a spot at the Startup Expo.

As for the Battle, it is TechChill’s annual pitch competition for startups from all over the EU. The fifty finalists will be crossing their swords throughout the two days of the main event and pitching before 200+ investors. The main prize is up to EUR 350K of syndicate investment from and DEPO Ventures, as well as a EUR 10K no-strings-attached cash prize for the best pitch.

And let’s not forget about the epic afterparties and the Finnish sauna parked right outside the venue.

In a Nutshell

  • Where: Fantadroms and Hanzas Perons, Riga, Latvia
  • When: April 17-19th 2024
  • Tickets cost EUR 59 – 559 and are available here
  • More information: at the event’s website

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