From Entrepreneur to VC to Diplomacy

Friday, November 30, 2018, 1:30 – 4:00 AM UTC

Join us as we host Toms Zvidrins, a diplomat and commercial officer of Latvia, one of three Baltic countries including Latvia and Lithuania. His unique role bridges the space between East and West, between Latvia and the US, between the public and private sectors.

About this event

Toms Zvidrins is a diplomat and the counselor of economic and commercial affairs of Latvia, one of three Baltic countries and an EU member state. His unique role bridges the space between Latvia and the US, between public and private sectors.

He recently moved his office from Washington DC to San Francisco, in order to personally engage the ecosystem of innovation, culture, art, and education in the Bay Area. The mission of the Latvian representative office is to create open lines of communication and international investments so that nations can share talent, conduct trade and engage in fair technology transfer.

Join Startup Grind Berkeley for our second ever event at the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology - SCET at Memorial Stadium at UC Berkeley. We offer food, drinks, swag, and a thriving community!

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Agenda

1:30 AMCheck in
1:45 AMMeet & Greet + Food
2:15 AMStartup Grind Intro
2:30 AMFireside Chat: Toms Zvidrins
3:00 AMQ & A
3:15 AMClosing Remarks
3:30 AMMeet & Greet + Drinks