Ernest Štāls

Age 34, Latvia
for enabling small e-retailers to compete with the big ones
startup ecosystem
big data

About Ernest Štāls

Ernest Štāls is CEO and Co-Founder of, a social media big data search tool. Mr. Štāls has spent the last 6 years working in social media and web projects as a co-owner of SIA SOON. In 2008, together with cofounder Kaspars Kalnišs, he built a recommendation engine for geographic places and more recently an affiliate-driven direct marketing hotel bookings site. He is active in the Baltic rim and Nordic startup scene, organising events such as Garage48 in Riga. is helping e-retailers by targeting customers based on their behaviour. They have built a system which can predict outcome of a visit and understand context of customer journey in real-time.

Ernest Štāls is also the co-founder and board member of TechHub Riga, a startup co-working space in Riga.