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  • This year on March 10-12 together with the Latvian Startup association, Startin.LV we are organizing a free for all Sharing Economy hackathon in Riga.

    Sharing Economy has been developing in the Baltics for the last 4 years and 2017 is looking very promising in terms of new legal regulations and overall growth. The region is attracting world-class businesses and becoming the birthplace of such. In 2015 based on the data of PwC and European Commission the industry generated a €28 billion turnover in Europe alone and a turnover of €570 billion is expected by 2025. By approaching talented minds in the region, «Startup Slalom+Garage48. Sharing Economy» will act as a mean to boost the movement increasing the momentum for the overall industry development and recognition.

    Everyone interested in building their very own sharing economy startup is welcome to join the event by filling out the application by following the registration link. 

    The deadline for the applications is March 3! If you are a programmer, a designer, a project manager or a marketing specialist join now as the places are limited.

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    Friday, 10th March

    Saturday, 11th March

    Sunday, 12th March

    NB! Schedule is tentative, changes are possible and likely to happen.



    Priit Salumaa

    Co-Founder of Mooncascade and Garage48

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    Helen Kokk

    UX & Service Design Lead @NORTAL

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    COO @ Garage48; Founding team member @ YourDesignWorks; Pitch Coach

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    Aigars Macins

    Technical evangelist at Microsoft

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    Sandijs Ruluks

    CEO & founder @ Froont; Co-founder @ The Mill Riga


    Juri Gavšin

    Senior Backend Engineer @ Taxify


    Kristaps Banga

    Innovation lead @ Accenture


    Armands Broks

    Founder & CEO @ TWINO


    Edgars Cērps

    Tech & Consulting; Uber Latvia


    Juris Krumins

    Country Manager for Latvia @ Taxify 


    Kaspars Purmalietis

    Partner @ Autolevi


    Peeter Tamla

    CTO of New Cloud Innovations @Levira Ltd.



    Emil Syundyukov

    Founder @ Health Hackers


    Austris Cīrulnieks

    Student Partner at Microsoft


    Alona Belinska

    Project Manager @ Startin.LV


    Dagmar Urb

    Volunteer @ Garage48; Queen of Marketing