Stockholm School ef Economics ir Riga has been established in 1994 with the goal to provide state-of-the-art education in economics and business that contributes to the economic and social development of the Baltic region. However education has not been the only activity of the school.Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga) has long been the main place to receive entrepreneurship support for those who want to start their own business in Latvia and Baltic’s. For many years SSER has been of the main hubs when it comes to entrepreneurship support, events and competitions in Latvia. Those events always involve large number of participants representing all economically active population from Latvia, Baltic’s and other countries. Not only from academia and students but also entrepreneurs, innovators and other people interested and motivated to pursue entrepreneurial path in their lives.
To indicate the type of events and projects SSER has been organizing and hosting the following should be mentioned:
Global Entrepreneurship Week, Junior Entrepreneurship Summer School, Garage 48 etc.
SSE Riga also possess extensive experience in international EU projects conducted in co-operation with international partners especially from Nordic and Baltic region. To name a few the following projects can be indicated Best Agers (Using the knowledge and experience of professionals in their primes to foster business and skills development in the Baltic Sea Region), Sibnet (Small Innovative Business Promotion Network) Startup Passion (International Startup Program for Business idea development) and many other.
The very wide range of activities where SSE Riga has been involved in has developed the extensive knowledge base and experience on facilitation of innovation and entrepreneurship by using unique and efficient approaches and tools. The experience developed by SSER is constantly being developed and improved in order raise the bar and find even new methods and ways to boost the entrepreneurial activity in the region that would lead to creation of innovative cross border and global fast growing knowledge intensive companies.
Considering all mentioned above SSE Riga can be considered as an excellent partner for international Entrepreneurship related projects