• By Startin.lv


Riga RTU, 18-20 August 2017

Startup Slalom + Startup Wise Guys
B2B SaaS Hackathon in Riga

Startin.LV -  we are startups and startup founders united around a common goal to accelerate the Latvian startup ecosystem by creating a better conditions and emerging the number of our startups!

Startup Wise Guys - we are a leading B2B, SaaS startup accelerator in Europe. We will help you with sales expertise, connections and funding to launch on to global market! 

Our success stories:

1. Startup Slalom Ventspils hackathon winner s'COOL
s'COOL is an App that provides approved, fun and educational content in short videos and follow up call to action tasks with interactive twist for the first individual smartphone users. 
2. Startup Slalom + Garage48 hackathon winner BeerBnB
BeerBnB is a Sharing Economy solution - a platform where you can send a request to all its users and receive a response in the shortest time with the aim of borrowing something.
3. Startup Slalom FinTech winner CardOn
'CardOn' is a web platform and mobile App that allows parents to control their children payments and purchases with a bank card. 


More mentors to be announced 
Andris Stabins
Designer at Squalio

Sandis Kondrats
Anatomy Next 

Alina Kalvisa

Viesturs Sosars

Gunars Kisi
Science Businesss

Janis Bite

Jernej Dekleva
‘Startup Weekend’ and ‘Telia JUMP’ 

Krists Darzins

Davis Paipa
Ovi Watch 

How will it work?

Starting from Friday evening during 48 hours teams consisting of programmers, designers, marketers, entrepreneurs, project managers, financial specialists and other great people will develop innovative ideas to working prototypes and pitch them to investors on Sunday evening. To participate please fill in registartion form and we will come back to you as soon as possible to confirm your participation. Below is the program for more detailed information.
Preparation part
Laptop, 3-5m power extension cord, Mobile phone, Chargers and all you need to have sleep at venue during the night
Pitching part
Ideas are pitched within 3 min.
There are 3 questions allowed from the audience.
Slides should be sent 1 day before the event. 
Forming Teams
After pitching part is over every participant will choose their favorite idea and this is how teams will be formed. Team normally consists of up to 6 people.
48 hours in Teams
Work enthusiastic and hard. For your productivity we will provide you with the best: mentors, space, food, drinks and great atmosthere!
Final Pitching
Be prepared to present your idea to real investors and don't be surprise to receive your first business dealproposal.


August 18
17:30 Doors open
18:00 Opening remarks
18:30 Pitching ideas and Team forming
21:25 Team work begins!
SATURDAY August 19
10:00 Checkpoint # 1
11:00 Mentoring round
16:00 Product development
18:00 Checkpoint #2. Pitch practice
SUNDAY August 20
10:00 Checkpoint # 3
11:00 Pitch drills
16:30 Final event & LIVE stream
19:00 Awarding + networking.


RTU Faculty of Electronics and Telecommunication, Azenes Street 12, Riga, LV - 1048


Apply here by August 14 - http://ej.uz/StartupSlalom_SWG



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