The  Venture Camp is a collaborative endeavor among six partner  organizations and one leadership figure from Finland, Latvia, the  Netherlands and the United Kingdom, all of which have common aims – to  inspire the entrepreneurship mindset, to expand connectricity, and to  support new product development.


The  grandfather of the venture camp concept in China, Estonia, Finland,   Latvia and Poland is professor Alan Barrell, D.B.A., F.R.S.A. (www.alanbarrell.com).   He has spent more than 40 years in senior executive positions in   technology-based companies, and has international experience as a   professor working in several leading universities in the UK, Finland  and  China. Alan’s mission is to promote entrepreneurship in all parts  of  the world and empower people of different backgrounds or society  levels  to work out their entrepreneurial projects.


The Venture Camp takes place from 24 May to 18 June online via Zoom.

The  organizers of the Venture Camp are four ERASMUS+ project partners:  Anglia Ruskin University, Riga Technical University, Rotterdam  University of Applied Science, and South-Eastern Finland University of  Applied Sciences, as well as Prof. Alan Barrell, foundation “CONNECT  Latvia”, and Riga City Council.

The Venture Camp is part of  ERASMUS+ KA2 (Cooperation for Innovation and Exchange of Good Practices)  project “European Entrepreneurship Training Community” and is funded by  the ERASMUS+ program of the European Union.

Please see here for the full program of the Venture Camp: Venture Camp 2021 Program_final_2.pdf