Latitude59 brings together Nordic & Baltic entrepreneurs.
May 23, 2012
-- In the beginning of June, start-up enthusiasts, investors and experts will meet at Latitude59 for lectures and panel discussions to share their experiences about starting IT-companies in the Nordic and Baltic regions.
The largest conference in the region will focus on topical issues for the start-up sector, such as mobile and web services, but also alternative fields such as biotech and cleantech. In addition, ten Estonian start-ups will showcase their solutions in demo booths at the event.
„As the conference will be visited by international venture capitalists, the conference is a perfect opportunity for local start-ups to create new contacts, which will help them in growth and expansion,“ said one of the head organizers of Latitude59, representative of Garage48 and MoMo Estonia Priit Salumaa.
Companies showcasing their solutions include virtual dressing room provider Fits.me, whose solution is used by large e-stores such as Otto; and award-winning location-based mobile application provider TaxiPal, whose solution is used in over 2500 cities in 31 countries.
Latitude59 is the largest start-up conference in the Nordic and Baltic region which will take place from June 7th to June 8th in Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. The conference brings numerous influential speakers to the event – among those are serial enterpreneur and co-editor of Wired Andrew J. Scott and risk investor Ravi Belani. Among other local speakers, founder and CEO of ZeroTurnaround Jevgeni Kabanov and cellular biologist Mart Ustav will give their insight into the start-up scene.
The conference is in English, the program can be found at http://latitude59.ee
. The ticket for the conference costs 59 euros.
Latitude59 conference is organized by Tehnopol, MobileMonday Estonia, Garage48 and Tallinn University of Technology, the head sponsor of the event is Enterprise Estonia. The conference is supported by law firm GLIMSTEDT, SNR Denton, Tallinn City Government, Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications , Edicy, ArcticStartUp, Arctic15, Slush, Aalto Venture Garage, TechHub Riga and the European Regional Development Fund.