• By Startin.lv

Startup Slalom FinTech
HACKATHON

Riga, November 10 - 12, 2017
Apply here: http://ej.uz/SlalomFinTech
powered by Startin.LV and LIAA
Hackathon is a 48 hours long technological marathon, where you can create the working prototype and test your business idea with the help of professional mentors. We invite programmers, web designers, marketers, project managers and business idea authors. You can find your teammates at the hackathon to work together.

Our success stories:

Startup Slalom IT Rezekne hackathon winner NjamNjam
Digital menu for restaurants that allows you to check stock online and pay for your offer.
Startup Slalom + SWG hackathon winner Foody
Foody is an app developed to help you find and compare thousands of products and choose the healthiest option for your family.
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. 
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.
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. 

Mentors

Jevgenijs Djugajevs
VP, Board Member at
Rietumu Banka
Julija (JJ) Battellini
Founder of PR agency
Black Unicorn PR
Andrejs Čirkovs
Multi-stack
development and UI

Jurij Bordulan
Business Development Manager at
Transact Pro

Gunars Kisis
Founder & CEO of
S/B PRO Startup Studio

Daria Dubinina
FinTech entrepreneur, CEO of
Crassula
Aldis Greitans
FinTech expert, Lecturer at 
Riga Business School
Roberts Bernans
 Co-founder and head of development
at Nordigen

Andris Stabins 
Designer at
Squalio
Zane Veidemane -Berzina
Partner at
Kronbergs Čukste Derling.
Jevgenijs Novickis
CEO of
Swipe
Viesturs Sosars
Co-founder of
TechHub Riga

Jury

Jurij Bordulan
Business Development Manager at
Transact Pro
Anita Matisone 
Executive director at 
LVCA


Aleksandr Novozhenov 
General Partner at
Crassula
Renat Lokomet
Member of the board of Latvian
Startup Association “Startin.LV”. 

Jekaterina Novicka
Chairwoman at Latvian Startup
Association Startin.LV

Egils Boitmanis 
Marketing enthusiast, CEO of
Infinitum, Digital Journey

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.

Program

FRIDAY
November 10
16:00 Pitch workshop
17:30 Doors open
18:00 Opening remarks
18:30 Pitching ideas and 
Team forming
22:30 Team work begins!
SATURDAY November 11
10:00 Chekpoint #1
11:00 Mentoring
16:45 Checkpoint #2
19:30 Key working
SUNDAY November 12
10:00 Checkpoint #3
11:30 Pitch drill
16:30 Final updates
17:00 Final Pitches
19:30 Awarding + networking

Venue

Stockholm School of Economics in Riga,
Strelnieku iela 4A,
Riga 

Registration

Sponsors

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