Coming soon – ICEBREAKERS’ 21 on October 8


On October 8th with workshops and exciting panel discussions will take place the biggest annual business opportunity festival organized by the University of Latvia Student Business Incubator  – the  Icebreakers’21! It is a chance for founders of Start-ups, professionals of the field and students from European countries to meet! Participating in the event are also Higher Education institutions from Latvia and Lithuania:

International partners of ICEBREAKERS’21 are Google Baltics, Luminor bank, European Commission Representation in Latvia, Accenture, Printify, Edurio and others – participants not only from Latvia, but also from Europe will take part in the festival with lectures and panel discussions. Learn more.


On October 8th, 16:00-16:30 in a panel discussion among academic staff members and students of Baltic universities BA School of Business and Finance will be represented by the Rector Dr. Liga Peiseniece and  head of Student Council of the BA School of Business and Finance (BASP) Eva Ūbele. Moderator: Vilhems Karlsons.

During the discussion “Open innovations in Higher Education Institutions – How to Involve Students in Improving HEIs?”speakers will look at asnwers to questions – How can higher education institutions involve their students in improving the quality and environment of the institution? What is the role of open innovations in HEIs? 

Rector of BA School of Business and Finance, Dr. Liga Peiseniece:

“At the moment, I can say that the BA School of Business and Finance sees the great potential of our students directly in the development of higher education. We listen and we are changing, thanks to student advice and the active participation of students in the life of BA School of Business and Finance.”


The first Icebreakers’21 side events will begin already next week! This year they will be organized together with the LU Student Business Incubator, WindHackers, RSU Business Incubator B-Space, EIT Food and Global Goals Jam, as well as New Door. Find out more and register for the events HERE.


This year we have prepared several practical workshops, which will take place on the day of the festival, October 8! They are organized together with EIT Health, POWER, RTU, Luminor and Buildit Accelerator. The number of participants in the workshops is limited, so find out more and register HERE


Do you have a business idea that you want to develop? The only thing you are missing is the start-up capital? Fill in the application, present your idea and use the opportunity to get a grant for your business idea up to 10 000 EUR! Fill in the application HERE!

More about the festival and the side events that start very soon: Use the Free ticket! See you on October 8th!