An Interview from the Digital Freedom Festival 2016 in Riga

Christoph Auer Welsbach is the leader of IBM Watson Partner Innovation in Europe. Talking to an FTN team at the Digital Freedom Festival 2016 in Riga, he explained that the Baltic states are “very business friendly considering startups”. For him Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are the perfect testing grounds for minimum viable products (MVP) before a startup expands to other countries. Christoph also praised the uncomplicated legal framework in those countries that encourages innovation.


This is one of several Interviews from the Digital Freedom Festival 2016. Click here to see them all.