Social Entrepreneurship Challenge 2018

From the 16th of April young entrepreneurs from Europe will be able to apply for SEC pitch challenge 2018. SEC attracts business ideas that recognize, honor and celebrate exceptional social entrepreneurship and show that solving social problems leads to success.

Only 12 of best ideas (applicants) will be selected to have their 5 minute pitch on the main stage in front of a jury and compete for main prizes but most importantly- will meet investors, seek mentorship and network with future partners.


About the Event

Open lectures/workshops

20th of June (Wednesday)

Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (Strelnieku street 4A, Riga)

12:00- 19:00

Pitch Workshop/Training

21st of June (Thursday)

“The Mill Riga” (Brivibas street 33)

11:00- 18:00


Panel debate “How To Become a Social Billionaire?”

22nd of June (Friday)

Radison Blue- Omega

10:15- 12:45

SEC Pitch Final 2018 and networking

22nd of June (Friday)

Radison Blue- Omega

14:00- 19:00

We are passionate about entrepreneurship

JCI Riga Business is a non-profit organization established to connect young entrepreneurs and speak up about the role and importance of social entrepreneurship in today's economic environment.


Elmārs Kehris


Auseklis Sarkans


Kristiāns Purviņš


Pauls Romans