Mentors are the core of Innovation Academy. They are well-known and experienced entrepreneurs and experts in their respective fields. Intensive mentoring and exposure of ideas to different professionals can give the best feedback to the founder behind each idea.

Anna Andersone

Founder at be-with;
Chief Empowerment Officer
at Riga TechGirls

Ansis Līpenītis

Cocoon CEO

Arta Citko

Startup Coach
Author of Happy Playbook

Atis Hermanis

CEO at HackMotion

Emil Syudyukov

CTO at Langenesis

Ernests Štāls

Co-Founder at

Julia Gifford

Co-Founder at Truesix

Juris Sorokins

Founder, Hyperjob

Karlis Karolis

Baltic Head of Innovations SEB

Kaspars Kalnišs

Founder, Xelo Fenders

Kristaps Banga

Head of Innovation & Growth
Accenture Baltics

Kristiana Roth

Reasearch Associate, Lecturer
at University of Applied Sciences
Upper Austria

Kristīne Nagle

Founder and Sustainability
advisor Your impact House

Lauma Gailīte

Head of Product at Startup
Wise Guys

Līna Marta Sarma

Co-creator and Board Member
Riga Tech Girls

Wallace Green

Startup Coach, Angel Investor

Marina Petrakova


Mārtiņš Viļums


Matīss Neimanis

Managing Partner at Buildit Latvia
Hardware Accelerator

Marta Barreto Goncalves

CEO at Latvian Startup Association

Roberts Bernans

Co-founder at Nordigen

Ratislavs Roznoshchik

Co-Founder at Ideapartners

Ru Wikmann

CEO at BeeSage

Sandis Kondrāts

CEO at Exonicus

Sigvards Krongorns

Associate Verge HealthTech Fund

Guntis Kuļikovskis

CTO at Winmill

Kārlis Skuja

CEO of Windhackers