StartUp Europe Awards for the first time in Latvia

StartUp Europe Awards aims at increasing the entrepreneurship in the European Union. In Latvian Startup Association, Latvian Public Relations Association (LASAP) and TechHub Riga / TechChill we united efforts to give recognition to entrepreneurs who were extremely successful promoting Latvian startups by being innovative and competitive during 2016.

“StartUp Europe Awards Latvia 2016” (SEUA Latvia 2016) involve an online nomination phase, a judging phase and conclude with the presenting of an award by national committee – we will give awards to entrepreneurs during most appreciated Baltic startup conference TechChill in Riga, on the conference stage on February 10.

We are seeking for exceptional startups from Latvia in ten categories – Creative, Energy, Fintech, Green, Health, ICT, Smart Cities, Social, Tourism and Water. However – jury members will decide upon each category – do we really have a proper achievements and intense competition in the specific sector to give SEUA Latvia 2016.

The idea behind the StartUp Europe Awards is simple: to discover and reward the best startups in European startup ecosystem today, starting from local and national level.

Jury members are representatives of startup community, investor community, as well PR – in order to cover and provide expertise on all most crucial operational aspects of successful startup companies.

We are extremely proud to have our MEP Mrs.Inese Vaidere as a Startup Europe Awards ambassador. She, together with parliamentarians from Estonia, Spain, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy and Ireland are acknowledging importance of startups and entrepreneurship in order to strengthen economy.

We are happy to have Labs of Latvia and Public broadcasting of Latvia as our partners and via those websites we are now encouraging entrepreneurs and startup companies from Latvia to apply to the competition round. Startups should use this link to register (registration is open from January 19 to January 26) within one week, starting from Thursday.

For more information on Startup Europe Awards please visit startupeuropeawards website and follow social media platform conversations.