StartUp Lab II (Dedicated to Helping Students Live Their Venture Creation Dreams) has Started!

     Here we will share brief insights into:

  • What students expect from the course;
  • What ideas they are developing;
  • What is happening with the mentor crew.

 

WHY STUDENTS APPLIED FOR STARTUP LAB

Annija
«StartUp Lab gives us the opportunity to turn dreams about working with people with higher values and goals in reality. And, I am convinced that is important to have both this kind experience and academic studies.»


Toms
«I want to polish my business plan and get clearer to-do list for when I start-up.»


Kristofers
«Education means nothing unless there's some kind of practice involved, and in order to become a successful businessman and a leader experiencing the start-up lab is quite crucial. StartUp Lab will help with the knowledge of how to begin.»


Jamil
«I am eager to challenge my skills and experience being an entrepreneur in real life.»


Evelina
«Getting a critical view of my business idea from experts is what I expect from the course.»

IDEAS DEVELOPED BY YOUTH

Ideas developed in StartUp Lab range from entertainment, production of designer bed linen, promoting sports (soccer) culture in Latvia to production of leather accessories, growing berries, and exporting them to Scandinavia. We also have several IT/apps businesses.

MENTOR CREW

We're very happy that we have very professional and international mentor team. Our mentors come from Latvia, Great Britain and Lithuania. There are successful entrepreneurs as well as executives of various local and foreign companies operating both in Latvia and abroad (for instance, Philips, Swedbank, DeLaval, Royal and Sun Alliance and others). Students start meeting their mentors already next week. 

 

Let's wish them good luck and high productivity during mentoring sessions.

Stay tuned for more information about the ideas, progress and mentor profiles.