TechCrunch Baltics, Feb 9th, Riga – Panels, speakers & pitch contest

We’re looking forward to our very first TechCrunch Baltics event on February 9th, 2012, in the lovely city of Riga, Latvia.

We’ll be holding a min-conference and pitch contest to show off the best that the Baltic startup and technology community has to offer. Below you’ll find the agenda. Up to 8 select Baltic startups will able to pitch to a jury and audience that includes many key investors in the region and beyond (please apply here).

You can grab a ticket here and also follow @TCBaltics for information.

Appearing at the event include Aldas Kirvaitis (CEO, Cherry Media Group) who leads the Baltic daily deal operator that has grown from zero to a monthly run rate of 1.7m Euros and Baltic market dominance in less than 2 years; Jon Bradford (Managing Director, Springboard Cambridge); Carlos Eduardo Espinal (Partner, Seedcamp); , Priit Salumaa (Co-Founder and Member of the Board, Garage48); Margus Uudam (Ambient Sound Investments); Lars Hinrichs (Executive Geek & Founder, HackFwd); Kris Hiiemaa – CEO, Erply; Stephan Uhrenbacher – CEO,; Andres Susi – CEO, Flirtic; Vitaly Rubstein – Co-Founder and Partner, RubyLight.