Thanks to everyone who came to Riga to the first-ever TechCrunch Baltics. Any follow up or feedback, please email riga [at] techhub.com.
For the first time ever, TechCrunch is coming to the Baltics on February 9th, 2012, to beautiful Riga, Latvia.
Hear and meet top guests, including:
Jon Bradford – MD, Springboard Cambridge and Exec. Director, Ignite 100
Carlos Eduardo Espinal – Partner, Seedcamp
Lars Hinrichs – Founder, HackFwd. Founder and former CEO, Xing
Aldas Kirvaitis – CEO, Cherry Media Group
Andres Susi – CEO, Flirtic and Partner, MTVP
Tine Thygesen – CEO, Everplaces and former CEO, 23 Video
Stephan Uhrenbacher – CEO, 9flats.com. Founder and former CEO, Qype
Mike Butcher will interview guests in his usual “fireside chats”. Panel discussions will focus on startup investments in the Baltics, scaling startups to Europe and the USA, as well as using the Baltics as a launch pad to the Russian market. See the full list of guests and the agenda here.
The conference agenda will end with a Baltics Pitch Contest (Click here for more details and to apply). After dinner, all TechCrunch Baltics participants are invited to join TechHub Riga at our official launch party in our new premises at Citadeles iela 12, Riga. More information on TechHub Riga and memberships is available here.
Air travel: From the UK, flights are available from Air Baltic (www.airbaltic.com), Wizzair (www.wizzair.com) and Ryanair (www.ryanair.com) or via Stockholm/Copenhagen/Oslo with SAS (code sharing with Air Baltic). Air Baltic also flies to Berlin, Helsinki and other Nordic capitals. Lufthansa has a daily flight from Frankfurt.
Hotel: TechCrunch Baltics will have a special hotel rate available at the Albert Hotel where the conference will take place - please wait a day or two for that to be available (we will email the discount code to all those who have already bought tickets).